Plant Journal

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How To Get Rid Of Mealybugs


If you notice that your plant looks like it is covered with snow or leaves have some white spots, your plant is under the attack of Mealybugs. Learn how to get rid of them...

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How To Get Rid Of Spider Mites

how to get rid of spider mites

If you notice that your plant does not look too happy, leaves show some spots and color is not as green; you see small bugs crawling around and making a web… Your plant might be suffering from unwanted visitors - Spider Mites.

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Keep Your Plants Clean

Keep Your Plant Clean

It's very important to keep your plants clean!

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How To Get Rid Of Gnats In Potted Plants


Learn how to get rid of gnats in potted plants in 4 easy steps

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Summer Plant Care Tips

Summer plant care tips

The summer season is finally here. Outdoor temperatures are changing and indoor environment will be different as well. Here are few things to keep in mind when it comes to summer plant care:

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5 Things To Know Before Buying Plants In New York

The key to plant happiness is finding the right greens for your lifestyle, time constraints, and budget. Here are a few things to consider before bringing your new plant home.

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Video: Soil Moisture Meter - How To Use It

Soil moisture meter video
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VIDEO: Rubber Plant (Ficus Elastica) - Things To Know Before Buying

Rubber Plant Video
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Plant Light Chart
Light Intensity Description
High Light South or southwest-facing windows. Direct sunlight.
Medium Light East or West facing windows. Partial, filtered or indirect sunlight.
Low Light North-facing windows. No more then 20 feet from the window. Bright fluorescent light at least 8-10 hours a day.

Note: if you can’t read a book as it is too dark in a certain areas than it is too dark for any plant as well.

Window direction is not the only factor to understand your light situation. What is outside the window makes a big difference. Another building, large tree, etc. will block direct light and will effect lighting environment.

Want to learn more about light? Read our Light Guide.

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