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How To Get Bird of Paradise To Bloom (5 Ways That Work)

You may encounter the problem of the Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) not blooming. This could be due to many factors, including the plant is too young or a lack of proper care. Most of the time, the plant does not receive enough light. Bird of Paradise can bloom at three years old, but it usually …

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Why Is My Polka Dot Plant Flowering? (Here’s What to Do)

The Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) is best known for its adorable freckled leaves, but what about its flowers? They sometimes surprise their growers by sending up delicate purple or blue blossoms spikes. Be careful, though, they may be cute, but they mean the end for the poor Polka Dot Plant. Polka Dot Plants will …

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Why Are My Philodendron Leaves Small? (Here’s What to Do)

A Philodendron that isn’t living up to its potential and has weak and small leaves is a real bummer. These show-stopping plants need the proper care for their big, varied leaves to look their best. However, you can do a few things to help your Philodendron get back on its feet if it is only …

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How to Make String of Hearts Fuller (6 Effective Ways)

The adorable String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii) is the charm when trailing draperies of abundant leaves, but they quickly lose their allure when those vines are all string and no heart. So you’ll need to rekindle their passion for getting them ready for a new wave of dear hearts to flow. You can increase the …

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7 Steps to Save Overwatered ZZ Plant (With Identifying Signs)

Excessive watering is virtually the only thing that can be considered a genuine threat to the resilient ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia). Strong light? It’s devoured. Is there a lack of sunlight? There are no hassles. Is it barren soil or a heatwave? It won’t be a problem at all. However, if you over-water these tough …

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Dracaena Broken Stem (Here’s What to Do)

In the case of the Dracaena frangrans, broken stems are a severe issue. If the crown is removed, it’s a significant setback for a hardy and long-lived member of your indoor plant collection. Fortunately, Dracaena are so resilient that they can bounce back from even the direst of situations. What Causes of Dracaena Broken Stem? …

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Monstera Drooping After Repotting (6 Causes and Solutions)

It’s disheartening to repot your Monstera and still be stuck with a sad, droopy plant. One would imagine a roomy pot and fresh soil would inspire new growth and a proud, upright posture. But, being rewarded for all that hard work with a limp plant instead can be a disappointment.  Dehydration caused by stressed or …

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Aglaonema vs Dieffenbachia (Confusion Solved!)

Both species are members of the large plant family known as Aroideae. The Aglaonema is considered to be related to the Dieffenbachia. It shouldn’t come as a surprise because their profiles are practically identical. However, there are also subtle differences that can help you identify a specific plant variety. Criterion Aglaonema Dieffenbachia Size Can grow …

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3 Effective Ways to Fix Snake Plant Mushy Leaves

Mushy leaves ruin the architectural glamor of a Snake Plant. So what’s happening when they stop being elegant spears and instead develop soft, squishy patches instead of their striking leaves? Snake plant leaves that are soft and mushy have a fungal disease. Over-watering is the most common cause of this problem. Wet and soggy soil …

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How to Grow Snake Plant New Shoot (And Propagation By Pups)

There’s nothing better than the striking spikes of a well-cared-for Snake Plant – except perhaps lots of baby Snake Plants! These easy-to-tend superstars will readily multiply in the correct settings, giving you an almost endless source of spectacular greenery. With a few little tricks, you’ll have a veritable forest of them with no effort. What …

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