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Plant Diseases

Diseases in houseplants and garden plants. Bacterial infections, pests and malnutrition as well as diseases caused by over- or under-watering in houseplants and outdoor plants. Furthermore, problems caused by too much or too little light.

Overwatered Hibiscus — What To Look For

Hibiscus trees (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) have large, bright, and colorful flowers that have long been a symbol of all things tropical and warm.  They’re also a porch, patio, deck, and indoor houseplant staple pretty much worldwide.  Perhaps you’ve even seen hibiscus tea in the grocery store or online, which can have some great health benefits if …

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Why Are the Leaves of My Eggplant Curling? — The Answer

Eggplants: highly versatile, highly delicious.  Think about it: tasty breaded eggplant slices in the air fryer, eggplant parmesan, or even a delicious eggplant rollatini? Or, how about some eggplant slices on the grill?  There’s no doubt about it: this giant purple fruit is not only delicious but a popular plant for gardeners of all kinds …

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Why is My Pothos Dying After Repotting? — 4 Possible Reasons

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum), also commonly known as Devil’s Ivy, has beautiful, long green leaves that cascade downwards.  Its ease of growth, trailing leaves, and inherent hardiness has made this plant one of the best and most popular to grow, particularly for beginners.  However, we all know that no plant is invincible.  Pothos is no exception, …

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Why is My Basil Droopy? Umm, Here’s Why!

Basil brings a fresh, Italian flavor to any culinary dish and the fragrance is quite lovely when potted or cut for a kitchen arrangement. Basil is an herb that is easy to grow and is perfect for both container and in-ground planting. Basil prefers sunny locations and is ideal for hardiness grow zones 2 through …

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