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Yellow Spots on Monstera Leaves (11 Causes and Treatment)

Monstera is a stunning plant with large heart-shaped glossy foliage. However, these lovely leaves can be ruined by these unsightly, bothersome yellow spots at times. Yellow spots on foliage are a red flag if you’re a seasoned gardener! Fungal diseases such as septoria leaf spot, monstera leaf blight, powdery mildew, rust, and anthracnose are the …

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How to Get Rid of Spider Plant Bugs (With Pictures)

Spider plants are a great choice if you want a low-maintenance, trouble-free houseplant. Aphids, mealybugs, scale, spider mites, and whiteflies can annoy them at times. Thankfully, you can easily prevent and eliminate spider plant bugs. The most common spider plant bugs are aphids, mealybugs, and scales. Eliminate the majority of spider plant pests with a …

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Calathea Root Rot (Signs, Causes, and Treatment)

I must confess that I am a calathea fan. I’ve had these dramatic beauties for years, and nothing threatens them more than root rot. Let me show you how to identify the source of the problem and save your calathea from root rot. Root rot commonly occurs when you’ve overwatered your calathea. Rapid yellowing of …

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How to Get Rid of Bugs on Monstera (With Pictures)

Monsteras, which are known for their pest resistance, make excellent beginner plants for any aspiring indoor gardener. However, pest resistance and pest-free are not the same things, and it is easy to take Monstera’s hardiness for granted. It can be quite shocking to discover that your otherwise invincible showpiece has been nibbled to death by …

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Plant Stems Turning Black (Causes and Treatment)

Seeing your plant’s stems begin to turn black is the last thing you want to see. Is it a telltale sign that your plant is about to die?  Stem rot, blight, stem rust, bacterial canker, and other stem infections are common causes of blackened plant stems. Other possible causes include pest infestations and stem and …

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Signs of Overwatered Fern (And How to Revive It)

Ferns have a reputation for being difficult to grow but in fact, they are quite un-demanding providing you give them the conditions that they require. One of the foremost reasons for people having problems with their indoor ferns is that they overwater them.  When a fern is overwatered, its leaves turn yellow and begin to …

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8 Causes of Polka Dot Plant Dying (And Solutions)

Polka dot (hypoestes) is a relatively hardy indoor plant, but it can start dying on you out of the blue. It can fall victim to cold injury, sunburn, malnutrition, root rot, pests, and other ills. The leaves often wilt, turn yellow, sag, and lose their beautiful pinkish patterns. Overwatering (which causes root rot) is the …

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Why Are My Begonias Dying? (Signs and Solutions)

Begonias are one of the most popular indoor plants due to their hardiness, and beautiful bright colored blooms that’ll surely improve the appeal of their surroundings. Regrettably, this tropical beauty can become fatally ill when the conditions deteriorate.  Overwatering, fungal diseases like root rot, lack of nutrition, and pest infestation are the potential reasons why …

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White Spots on Bird of Paradise (6 Causes And Solutions)

With their dazzling colorful flowers, birds of paradise can add a striking tropical ambiance to wherever you place them. They’re sufficiently hardy but not invincible. Sometimes their beautiful glossy leaves can be blemished by white spots. Common causes of white spots on birds of paradise include pest infestations, powdery mildew, edema, White spots on birds …

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