General Plant Care

Why is My Lavender Drooping?

You may have noticed your lavender is drooping and even has yellow-brown foliage. This may be caused by:  incorrect watering (too little or too much) 

Why is My Lemon Tree Losing Leaves?

Some reasons why your lemon tree would be losing leaves: Lemon trees lose their leaves as a reaction to cold temperatures, over watering, too much

How to Save Your Drooping Aloe Vera

The reason for a drooping aloe plant is usually because of a lack of sunlight. Aloe plants require direct sunlight. Aloe vera plants need direct

Why Isn’t My Lavender Blooming?

Your lavender isn’t blooming. Lavenders are easy to take care of, as they thrive with the right attention, however, reasons why they don’t bloom include:

How To Revive Dying Hydrangea Plant

To revive your hydrangea, you must first consider what is causing it to die. Some examples of causes and ways to fix your hydrangea: Roots

Why Your Bougainvillea is Dying

The most common reasons for dying bougainvillea are overwatering, boggy soil, cold weather, and not enough sun. Bougainvilleas can be killed by frost, but they

Do Roses like Coffee Grounds?

Yes, Roses do like coffee grounds. They help improve the fertility, drainage, and structure of soils to ensure roses thrive and produce great flowers. Nitrogen

Why is Hibiscus Not Blooming?

The reason for hibiscus not flowering is usually because of too much shade, drought stress, or too much fertilizer. Too much nitrogen promotes leaf growth

Do My Roses Like Acidic Soil?

Roses thrive on slightly acidic soils. They can absorb the nutrients that they need to thrive, and they produce beautiful displays of flowers. You can

Why is My Cosmos Not Flowering?

Cosmos do not bloom if they are in too much shade, in consistently boggy soil, or with too much nitrogen fertilizer. Cosmos need well-draining soil

How to Revive My Dying Sage

Sage may need to be revived due to root rot, woody growth, or the wrong kind of container or pot. Or, it might not be

Why Is Jasmine Not Flowering?

Jasmine’s inability to flower is often due to drought stress, too many nitrogen in the soil, or improper pruning. The growth that Jasmine flowers are

How Do I Revive My Dying Cactus?

The reason for a dying Cactus is often too much water around its roots due to slow draining soil and overwatering. Cactus species require that

Will French Lavender Survive in Winter?

French lavender only survives winter in warmer climates (USDA zones 7-9) and will not tolerate winters with cold temperatures, frost, ice, and snow. It is

How to Space Lavender for Hedges

The size of your lavender at maturity with full foilage will determine how far apart you should space the plants for a hedge. For example: 

Why Is My Snake Plant Turning Black?

Snake plants turn black because of root rot when there is too much moisture around the roots caused by overwatering, slow draining soils, or pots

Why is Black Prince Succulent Dying?

A dying black prince succulent is often caused by too much moisture around its roots due to overwatering or damp soils. This causes the leaves

How to Treat Root Rot in Hydrangea

Who doesn’t like the Hydrangea with its fun flower pom-poms? However, this plant may not be happy if it’s surrounded by root decay! If your

Why Do Hydrangea Leaves Turn Brown?

Hydrangeas are famous because of their ability to resist diseases and insects. However, many aspects can cause problems with the health of plants. It is

How to Water String of Pearls Plants

String of pearls are drought-tolerant and only require irrigation when the soil around the roots have completely dried out. Typically , watering each 14 days

Why is my Lavender Turning Gray?

The color of lavender can change because due to frost injury or because of a fungal infection due to over-watering and slow drainage of soils.

Will Lavender Grow in Clay Soils?

The lavender plant will not thrive when it is planted directly in clay soil. Clay soil is prone to retaining excessive water, which can cause

Will My English Lavender Grow in a Pot?

English lavenders are well-suited to be grown in pots since English lavenders are both drought-resistant and cold hardy (more than other varieties of lavender) which

Best Potting Soil for Herbs

The most suitable potting soil for woody Mediterranean herbs is a mixture of 1/3 sand or grit to 2/3 compost for the highest amounts of

Why Is My Thyme Plant Drooping?

Thyme plants lose their vigor or die due to the soil being too humid around the roots due to excessive watering or slow draining soils,

Why Your Aloe Vera Leaves Are Soft

The reason that aloe vera leaves become soft is due to excessive moisture around the roots, caused by excessive watering soils that drain slowly or

How Often Do I Water Lavender?

The frequency at which you need to wash lavender is contingent upon a variety of aspects, including how the lavender was planted, if the lavender

Can Lavenders Grow in Pots?

All varieties of lavenders thrive in pots so they mimic certain conditions that are typical of their natural Mediterranean habitat. Potted lavenders must be located

Best Pots to Grow Aloe Vera In

The most effective pots for aloe vera are terracotta and ceramic pots that are about 2 inches larger than what the plant is. The size

Why Are My Geraniums Not Blooming?

Geraniums (also known as Pelargoniums, also known as Storksbills) are heat and drought resistant plants, with the majority of species indigenous in South Africa and

Why Are My Alliums Not Flowering?

Alliums don’t flower when the bulbs aren’t fully mature, planted in a way that is too deep, overcrowded or kept for too long prior to

Why Is My Basil Plant Leggy?

Basil plants become leggy as a result due to the excessive quantities of fertilizer, not enough sunlight, and absence of regular pruning. Basil requires plenty

How to Water Petunias Properly

In general you should water your petunias at least once a week, with a good irrigation to ensure healthy roots. Petunias like the soil to

How Much Does Lavender Spread?

Lavenders are perennial shrubs which are ideal for creating fragrant ornamental hedges, plants and borders in the garden. But you might be worried that they

How to Care for Your Azaleas Indoors

Azaleas in the indoor garden can bring an abundance of vibrant flowers for your home in the spring and require only the bright indirect light

How to Revive Your Dying Pothos Plant

The reason why a plant dies pothos plant is typically due to overwatering and inadequate drainage. Pothos require well-draining potting soil, and they prefer to

How to Grow and Care for Lavender Provence

Lavender “Provence” (Lavandula x Intermedia) is an evergreen perennial sub-shrub. It is among the most durable and adaptable varieties of lavender that can thrive in

Why is My Calibrachoa Dying?

Calibrachoa (also called “Million Bells”) is an annual flowering plant that is a perennial that grows in warm climates, but considered an annual plant in

A Guide To Spacing Lavender Grosso

Lavender “Grosso” ( Lavandula x intermedia) is extremely adaptable plant that has the hardy characteristics of lavenders like the English lavender ( Lavandula angustifolia) and

Why is my Lavender Turning Black?

The two main reasons for lavenders turning black are fungal or frost damage. pathogens like Fusarium Verticillium or wilt. The lavenders may turn dark at

Will Hostas Grow in Sandy Soil?

Hostas can thrive in soil that is sandy if it has amended with lots in organic material prior to plantation in order to aid in

Examples Of The Best Pots for Rosemary

Terracotta and clay pots that measure minimum 12 inches in diameter are the most suitable pots to grow rosemary. Terracotta and clay are porous, which

Growing Lavender Inside Properly

Can Lavender be grown inside? The lavender plant can be grown indoors , provided they’re located near an area that receives at least 6 hours

Why Won’t My Hydrangea Flower?

All varieties of hydrangeas will flower as early as the beginning of Spring or mid-Summer through to the end of Summer, with each bloom lasting

How to Stop Rosemary Drying Out

The growth of rosemary is very good in pots because of the favorable drainage conditions. If however, your rosemary in a pot has begun to

Why Is Christmas Cactus Dropping Its Buds?

Christmas cactus flower buds fall due to drought stress and fluctuating temperatures, or because artificial light disrupts the darkness of 12 hours necessary for the

How to Plant Lavender Provence

Lavender “Provence” ( Lavandula x intermedia) is an intermixed lavender that has an intense, sweet scent and lots of flowers. It is cold-hardy (tolerates the

Why Your Lavender is Not Growing

The reason that lavenders don’t grow are usually due to the absence of sunlight or planting them in the wrong soil, or cultivating a lavender

Is Lavender Provence perennial?

Lavender “Provence” ( Lavandula x intermedia) is a perennial plant that lives up to 15 years if given proper maintenance as well as regular trimming.

How to Revive Your Drooping Peace Lily

A drooping peaceful flower is typically due to low humidity and dry soil. Peace lilies are tropical flowers which require high humidity. Dry indoor air