Why are my plants turning yellow? If your vegetable garden or house plants have gone from verdant to flavescent, it could be a sign of health issues like too much water or too few nutrients. A new infographic offers tips for getting to the root of the problem.
Houseplants tip: Save the water from cooking pasta. Let it cool, then use it to water houseplants.If the soil of your houseplants get algae, loosen the dirt in your pots periodically. Open the doors and windows when temperatures permit to give your house a change of air. This will benefit you and your houseplants. Re-invigorate your houseplants by removing the top 1/4 inch of soil and top-dressing with fresh potting soil.
This Graphic Shows the Best Air-Cleaning Plants, According to NASA
Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study. - Gardening Prof
Got a furry friend who likes to sample any plants you place in and around your home? Our post on common house plants that are toxic to pets is so popular that I thought I would also post the non-alarmist version and provide a handy list of common plants that are completely non-toxic for cats and dogs. I've put together a list of some really attractive and totally non-toxic plants to brighten your space.
best plants to filter bathroom toxins - A lot has been said about the benefits that come with keeping houseplants, especially when it comes to their ability to naturally filter toxins out of the air in our homes. Most of us keep our houseplants where we, and our guests, can easily enjoy them– the common rooms of the home. However, the bathroom is the one room in the house that can benefit the most from having a houseplant call it home...