How to Identify and Control Carrot Weevils

Listronotus oregonensis The last thing you want to find when it’s time to pull your carrots is that a bunch of grubs beat you to the anticipated carrot crunching. Those sweet, crisp roots were supposed to feed you and your family, not some small, hungry weevils! What can you do? We link to vendors to … Read more

Brown Spots On Pothos: Causes And Treatment

There are 15 species of pothos, all of which are easy-care climbing and trailing members of the Araceae family of plants. They come from tropical and semi-tropical western Pacific and Southeast Asia jungles. For this reason, they are mostly happy in any standard household setting. Pin But occasionally, something goes amiss, and brown spots on … Read more

Signs Of Underwatered Snake Plant: How To Revive It

A thirsty snake plant shows wrinkly, curling, browning leaves, and its soil may be so dry they seem baked. If your snake plant is dehydrated, give it a thorough, deep watering and allow all excess water to run off. Your plant should revive shortly. Pin Snake plants (Sansevieria) are succulent perennial members of the Asparagaceae … Read more

Citrus Leafminer: Trails Through Lemon Leaves

Citrus leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton) is a common citrus pest for growers worldwide. As the name suggests, this pest creates unsightly tunnels under the surface of leaves. Although it originated in Asia, the citrus leafminer has spread to all citrus-growing regions along with the popularity of citrus fruits. In the United States, the first documented … Read more

How and When to Prune Spirea Shrubs

Beautiful flowering shrubs, spirea are enthusiastic growers with woody or cane-like stems that benefit from an annual pruning. We link to vendors to help you find relevant products. If you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. Pruning removes old and dead wood and produces new shoots for vibrant, youthful plants … Read more

How To Water Echeveria Plants

In succulent Echeveria care, watering is often one of your most challenging tasks. As with all succulents, overwatering a growing Echeveria can have disastrous results. Pin You’re much better off under watering an Echeveria than overwatering. In this article, we review some of the most common mistakes people make when watering succulent plants and share … Read more

How to Identify and Control Carrot Rust Fly

Psila rosae It takes some work and patience to grow a perfect crop of straight, beautifully orange, smooth skinned, crisp and delicious carrots. The soil needs to be crumbly and deep, they need water and fertilizer, and there are a variety of insects that might insist on having the first munch – not the least … Read more

What Are The Best Rose Plant Companions?

Roses are some of the most beautiful and revered plants but suffer from a curious artificial problem. Originally, roses were reasonably hardy plants that were easy to grow. Pin However, they’ve tampered with so much that they’ve become somewhat picky and vulnerable to numerous pests and diseases in exchange for increased cold tolerance and additional … Read more