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Donkey’s Tail Plant Care in a Nutshell

Succulents are often sought out as houseplants for their easy care, and fun morphology. The Donkey’s Tail, also Burro’s Tail or Sedum morganianum (botanical name), is an ideal addition for its iconic leaves. Belonging to the family Crassulaceae, this individual sports fleshy, modified leaves. And as you would assume, this foliage grows in a bottlebrush …

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#1 Oyster Plant Care Guide

The names “Sea dock”, “Sea bluebells”, and the “Oyster plant” may lead you to believe that this plant resembles characteristics of the ocean. The only marine-like attributes are the bracts that hold onto the flowers, since they resemble little boats. The Oyster plant, or Tradescantia spathacea, is a member of the Commelinaceae family. These plants …

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Bromeliad Care – Why yours keep dying

Bromeliad plants (from the Bromeliaceae family) originate from the Andean highlands of South America. They’re over 100 million years old! Of course, they’ve evolved since then and are broken down into separate species. There are around 2,500 sub-types of the bromeliad. These interesting plants can adapt to almost any environment they’re thrown into and bromeliad …

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Christmas Cactus Care #1 – Amazing Hacks

Move over poinsettia, the Christmas cactus is in town this holiday season! And we are going to learn everything about Christmas cactus care in this article. The Christmas cactus (the Schlumbergera x buckleyi) is a gorgeous plant from the cacti family. It blooms in late November or early December. They’re rarely talked about when discussing …

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The Absolute Hardest Houseplants to Grow & Take Care of

While some houseplants like the ZZ plant, Spider plant, Pothos, Peace Lily and many others are very easy to grow, some others are very hard to grow and to keep alive. It seems that this is mainly due to the fact that houseplant enthusiasts do fail to mimic the natural environment of these very plants.  …

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