Signs of Sunburned Jade Plant and What to Do

Signs of Sunburned Jade Plant and What to Do

Jade plants are native to arid regions of South Africa and they love plenty of sunlight. Ideally, they should receive at least 4 hours of direct sunlight per day to maintain their health and lustrous appearance. However, exposure to intense, direct sunlight can cause sunburn. Sunburn is caused by excessive exposure of plants to sunlight….

Why is My Jade Plant Drooping? (Reasons and Solutions)

Why is My Jade Plant Drooping? (Reasons and Solutions)

The Jade plant (Crassula ovata), is a treasure in many homes. It’s completely easy to grow and has adorable features. This succulent has shiny thick leaves that sprout from strong woody trunks. Jade can live for decades and become a family heirloom. Some cultures see this plant as a symbol of good luck. Native to…

How to Grow and Care for Ruby Necklace Succulent

How to Grow and Care for Ruby Necklace Succulent

Rubby necklace (Othonna capensis) also known as string of rubies is a unique and attractive succulent with long narrow bean-shaped leaves and purple stems. It blooms throughout its growing season, producing small daisy-like flowers that form on top of the stems. True to its name, this succulent will transform from lush green to vibrant red…

Devil’s Backbone Plant Care – Growing and Propagation Guide

Devil’s Backbone Plant Care – Growing and Propagation Guide

Devil’s backbone (Euphorbia tithymaloides) is a tropical plant native to warmer parts of North and Central America including Florida, Mexico, and Venezuela. It is a succulent of the spurge family that goes by many names including redbird flower, Christmas candle, Jacob’s ladder, and zig-zag plant among others. Often found growing in rock gardens, devil’s backbone…

Peperomia Rosso Care Guide – Growing and Propagation

Peperomia Rosso Care Guide – Growing and Propagation

Peperomia rosso ( Peperomia caperata ‘Rosso’) is one of the most appreciated plants by collectors. Its stunning beauty and colorful foliage give a blissful touch to any space. This plant remains compact making it a perfect choice for tabletops, desks, and any small spaces. While peperomia rosso is mainly grown for its striking foliage, it…

Variegated String of Hearts Care: Propagation and Growing Guide

Variegated String of Hearts Care: Propagation and Growing Guide

String of hearts (Ceropegia woodii) is a popular vining plant native to South Africa. It bears grayish-green heart-shaped leaves and long trailing stems that cascade down like a waterfall. You can grow it in hanging baskets or in pots on shelves to create a captivating display. This plant comes in different types, some with multiple…

String of Bananas Succulent Care: Growing and Propagation Guide

String of Bananas Succulent Care: Growing and Propagation Guide

String of bananas (Senecio radicans) is a trailing plant with leaves looking like bananas. It’s actually one of the fastest-growing succulents that is also easy to care for. If you have unsuccessfully tried to care for a string of pearls, this one will not disappoint. Native to Cape province of South Africa, the string of…

Does Killing Aphids with Soapy Water Really Work? Find Out Here

Does Killing Aphids with Soapy Water Really Work? Find Out Here

Aphids are common pests in our gardens and they can quickly multiply and cause damage to plants as they feed on sap. While there are many chemical pesticides for controlling aphids, they end up killing beneficial insects and causing other harm to the environment. Fortunately, there are as well many homemade aphid spray solutions that…

Types of Succulent Grow Lights and How to Choose the Right One

Types of Succulent Grow Lights and How to Choose the Right One

Succulents need light to thrive but it might not be enough for plants grown indoors or areas that receive minimal natural light. While some succulents can tolerate low-light conditions, most varieties may grow thin and pale as they stretch toward the source of light. To grow sun-loving succulents indoors, you need to place them directly…