How to Transplant Hens and Chicks Safely: A Complete DIY Guide

How to Transplant Hens and Chicks Safely: A Complete DIY Guide

Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum) commonly known as houseleek, are incredibly charming plants that are hardy and easy to grow. Their rosette-shaped foliage and low maintenance make them a favorite among gardeners and succulent enthusiasts. Over time, hens and chicks produce offsets or “chicks” around the main plant. You can divide and transplant these offsets to…

Is Aloe Vera Plant Toxic to Cats? The Risks and Precautions

Is Aloe Vera Plant Toxic to Cats? The Risks and Precautions

Aloe vera is one of the most widespread plants in the world. This succulent is commonly grown not only for its aesthetic appeal but also for its potential medicinal and cosmetic uses. Additionally, aloe is easy to care for and this makes it a suitable choice for a houseplant. However, when it comes to our…

Pilea Glauca Care: Tips for Growing Silver Sparkle Plant

Pilea Glauca Care: Tips for Growing Silver Sparkle Plant

Pilea glauca, commonly known as the Silver Sparkle, is a new pilea cultivator. Although sold as Pilea libanensis it is not yet confirmed as the scientific name of this plant. Regardless, pilea glauca is a popular houseplant thanks to its unique tiny round leaves covered in a silvery substance. This cascading plant can be grown…

Begonia Maculata Care: A Guide to Growing and Nurturing Polka Dot Begonia

Begonia Maculata Care: A Guide to Growing and Nurturing Polka Dot Begonia

The Begonia maculata, commonly known as the polka dot begonia or the spotted begonia, is a highly attractive plant with distinctive spotted leaves. The striking foliage and flowers that range from white to pink make this type of begonia a great addition to any space.  For the successful growth and good health of this unique…

How to Repot Aloe Vera Plant – Ultimate Care Guide

How to Repot Aloe Vera Plant – Ultimate Care Guide

Aloe vera is a popular plant in many gardens and landscapes. The succulent is drought-tolerant, beautiful, and relatively easy to grow. Under the right care and conditions, aloe can live for more than 20 years. Repotting is an important part of the plant’s care requirements. You should repot the aloe vera plant every 2 to…