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10 Fragrant Plants That Repel Cats

When you have a garden or worked hard to create your own landscape around your home, you already know you are at the mercy of insects and bugs of all kinds as well as animals, big and small. Some are hard to deal with, but luckily, cats are not in that class. There are plants you can incorporate wherever you …

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How to Cut an Aloe Vera Plant Without Killing It

Aloe Vera plants are fast-growing succulents that can grow to a height of 3-feet. To keep them potted indoors or in good shape to be used as a potted Aloe on a patio, they do need pruning, but never regular. The more frequently you cut an Aloe plant, the higher the risk of killing it. For those growing Aloe Vera …

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17 Unusual Gifts for Gardeners of All Levels

Finding unusual gifts for gardeners is hard to do when you’re limited to local nurseries because everything sold are necessities that most gardeners already have too much off. There’s only so many seeds they need, a limited number of plant pots they can use depending on space and they likely already have the essential hand tools they need to get …

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Why Is My Aloe Plant Turning Brown? (And What to Do When It Happens)

An aloe plant is one of those plants that you love to have around. Besides being nice to look at, it has an important function that will make you feel that no home should be without one. What Is an Aloe Plant? Native to the Arabian Peninsula, in the south-west area, the Aloe Vera plant is a succulent that grows …

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How Big Do Aloe Plants Get? (And How to Control Their Growth Rate)

The aloe vera is a unique and interesting succulent houseplant – it adds a lovely greenness to any room and is ideal for cleaning and purifying the air in your home. It’s also very easy to grow and with the right care, you’ll have this plant thriving in your home for years to come. The aloe vera plant is also …

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Can LED Lights Grow Plants? (And How to Get Good Results)

Have you ever asked yourself – Can LED lights grow plants? It’d be a fine thing if they could. Imagine being able to harvest as much as you want without having to get your fingers too dirty or worrying about the elements such as frost-protection, over-wintering plants, or whether your plants are getting enough sunlight. If it were possible, in …

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4 Possible Cause of a Peace Lily with Yellow Leaves (Plus the Fixes)

Oh, the problems of the Peace Lily. Yellow leaves turning black, brown spots appearing, and leaves wilting and drooping because you can’t get them to drink enough water. Or, at least that’s what you think the problem is. There’s actually a few things that contribute to the leaves of peace lilies turning yellow and paling in color before that. Spot …