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Swiss Cheese Plant Leaves Turning Yellow (And How to Fix It)

The Swiss cheese plant AKA Monstera deliciosa is an evergreen plant with large leaves adorned with unusual slits. For this reason, it has become a favorite of both novice and seasoned plant growers alike.  There are, however, times when the lush leaves turn yellow and start to fade.  So the Swiss cheese plant tells its …

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6 Ways to Save a Dying Dracaena Plant (With Pictures!)

The Dracaena family of plants, including the Corn plant and the Dragon Tree, is hardy and resilient.  However, plants can be as unpredictable as any other living thing. Their sudden illness and death can shock their caretakers. Dracaena varieties are particularly vulnerable to over-watering, which can result in death. Therefore, they must dry completely in …

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6 Causes of Elephant Ear Bulb Not Growing (Solved!)

The dramatic, heart-shaped leaves of an elephant ear in full bloom are a sight to behold. So it’s a huge letdown when your elephant ear bulb doesn’t grow for no apparent reason. The bulb may be sitting there in the growing medium doing nothing, if not mocking your eagerness to see any sign of life. …

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Why Is Amaryllis Not Growing (Solved!)

Nothing says spring like bright, bold bulbs bursting forth in sprays of seasonal color – but what if yours appear cursed? Amaryllis that refuse to awaken from their winter slumber cast a pall over the coming season. Dormant amaryllis bulbs may be the cause of amaryllis bulbs that won’t start growing. Additionally, rotten or dead …

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5 Causes of Leggy Echeveria (And How to Fix It)

The compact nature of the rose-like Echeveria makes it popular. Seeing them suddenly grow long and leggy out of nowhere is a bit of a surprise. Echeveria that is leggy is one that needs a lot more light. Over-fertilization can also be a contributing factor. You must propagate your over-extended plant before relocating it to …

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White Spots on Leaves of Plant (Here’s What to Do)

Plant growers are alarmed if their plants have white spots on their leaves. What’s this thing? How risky is it, really? Aren’t plants going to die and crops going to be lost as a result?  There is rarely any cause for concern, but the most common source of such trouble is a disease, pests, or …

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White Spots on Calathea Leaves (6 Causes And Solutions)

The Calathea family of plants is delicate, demanding, and delightful, but it isn’t without its challenges. White spots marring the lovely foliage of my captivating Calatheas are among the dramas I’ve had to deal with. But, even though it’s a common issue, it has a simple solution. In good health, the sap from a healthy, …

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Cactus Getting Squishy? (Here’s What to Do)

Cacti have been living in city apartments for a long time. They have also become a part of the winter gardens of commercial and office spaces. It’s nice to look at healthy plants with many different varieties and shapes. However, what to do when the cactus suddenly softens to the touch and appears to be …

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Bird of Paradise Leaf Won’t Open (Solved!)

Big fan-shaped leaves of the Bird of Paradise are perfect for bringing a little bit of the tropics indoors. Each unfurling leaf is a real treat because it can grow up to six feet tall with good care. But, nevertheless, what happens if your poor Bird cannot get its new growth to open fully? The …

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Why Is My Coleus Wilting (Causes and Solutions)

Few plants have a leaf as striking as the Coleus. It’s difficult to imagine them in anything other than their brash, bold best colors ranging from fiery scarlet to rich royal purple. But, on the other hand, Your Coleus will wilt if not adequately cared for. The most likely causes of your Coleus’ wilting are …

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