Pruning and trimming: the basics

Pruning and trimming: the basics

By Genevieve Mills

Selective pruning can actually be very beneficial to your plant--clearing away old leaves, removing diseased leaves, and keeping air circulation moving around and through your plants can keep them happy and healthy. 

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Why are my plant leaves changing color?!

Why are my plant leaves changing color?!

By Genevieve Mills

For interior plants, most issues come down to one main culprit: watering. If there are yellow leaves on your plant, check your soil--if it’s wet, or there’s standing water in your saucer, then your plant is getting too much water.

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Watering: plant habitats and habits, or, the why behind how we water

Watering: plant habitats and habits, or, the why behind how we water

By Genevieve Mills

Most interior plants originate in tropical parts of the world, where they are used to long dry periods broken up by large, heavy rains.  The plants in the tropics have adapted to get as much water as they need in a short window, and then survive for longer amounts of time with drier soil.

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