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Dwarf Umbrella Tree (Schefflera arboricola) Plant Care 101

Schefflera arboricola, commonly known as the Dwarf Umbrella tree, is a flowering plant of the Araliaceae family, native to both Taiwan and the Chinese island province Hainan. This evergreen shrub is not to be confused with the larger Schefflera, Schefflera actinophylla, which also goes by the name of just Umbrella tree.  Dwarf Umbrella tree care …

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How to Grow Broccoli Best Gardening 101

How to Grow Broccoli – Broccoli is a healthy green member from the cabbage family and is closely associated with Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage. Best grown in the spring and fall, broccoli is a cool-season crop that loves sunny conditions. When planted under appropriate conditions, it is observed to give two main harvests, followed …

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Best Houseplants For Low Light – Top 20

This article will focus on the best houseplants for low light. Not every corner in a house or apartment gets bright light. In fact, most spots where you could place plants are not suitable as many houseplants have medium or even bright light requirements. However, there are houseplants that are thriving in low light conditions. …

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Resurrection Plant (Selaginella lepidophylla) Plant Care

The Resurrection plant or Selaginella lepidophylla is a desert species that belong to the Spikemoss family, Selaginellaceae. Their creeping stems that grow horizontally and the scale-like leaves characterize this group. This plant can also be called the False Rose of Jericho. It can be found across the deserts of the United States and Mexico.   …

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Croton (Codiaeum variegatum var. Pictum) Plant Care Tips

If you like colorful foliage, then there’s a very good chance you will instantly fall in love with Croton plants.  Croton, aka Codiaeum variegatum var. Pictum, is a tropical plant native to Sri Lanka. It should therefore not come as a surprise, that Croton plants thrive best in high humidity environments.  On top of that, …

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