Posts Tagged ‘houseplant’

Houseplants – Care While on Vacation

House plants can be kept in good condition for several days while you’re on vacation by using clear, plastic bags as miniature greenhouses. Soak the soil thoroughly, allow to drain, then insert 2 – 3 wooden skewers around the edge...


Insects – On Patio Plants

Porch and patio plants can carry aphids and spider mites when you bring them inside each fall. First, examine the underside of their leaves, looking for live insects, their cast off skins or their brown fecal drops. If you find...


Dracena – Disease

Q: Our corn plant has oval shaped yellow spots with dark centers on it’s leaves. What is wrong with it and how do we remedy the problem? A: I’ve had my corn plant for about 12 years and I’ve never...