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Ponytail Palm Diseases and the Pests that Cause Them

The Beaucarnea recurvata is an extremely slow grower. Anything hindering its growth can be fatal. The good news is that there are only a few Ponytail Palm ailments to watch out for.  Timeliness is everything though because once the plant gets the disease, the consequences will be dire. Ponytail Palm diseases are rare, but when …

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Tetranychus Urticae Control – How to kill Spider Mites

We’re not trying to scare you. But spider mites aren’t actually mites. They’re not insects at all. Instead, spider mites are arachnids and they’re related to spiders. Hence, their name. And these creepy crawlers do as much damage as any houseplant bug.      The best example is the red spider mite (tetranychus urticae). They …

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How To Get Rid Of Springtails – #1 Best Guide

Springtails (or Collembolans) aren’t insects like most houseplant pests. Whether being insects or not, in this article you are going to learn everything you need to know how to get rid of springtails. At least, they’re not anymore. They were moved from the classification of an insect due to their chewing mechanism. Instead of insects, …

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Brown Scale On Plants – Best Treatment Hacks 101

Soft scale bugs are so common on indoor and outdoor plants that you expect an infestation at least once. The brown scale (the Coccus hesperidum) is the most common type of soft scale you’ll find on an indoor plant. They’re also one of the ugliest pests. They resemble flat brown slugs embedding themselves into the …

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