Popular Green and Flowering Potted Plants – Varieties and Care Tips

If you want to beautify your home with potted plants, you have an incredible number of options. Here are some tips for choosing the right houseplant, varieties and care. Requirements for the potted plants There are tons of popular green and flowering potted plants. There are just as many requirements for a good potted plant. The first step…

Yellow or curled leaves on cyclamen – that helps!

While the cyclamen used to only stand on the windowsill in grandmother’s living room, nowadays they are popular indoor plants in many apartments in winter. Because the graceful plant wants a place outside for its resting phase in summer and should therefore move to a cool, shady place outside. However, the care of the plant, which blooms…

Calla does not bloom: but why? How to make them bloom

In recent years, the calla has made it to the top of the popularity list for garden and indoor plants. With its exotic flowers, it looks very decorative. In addition to the well-known white flowers, brightly colored varieties are now also available. Plants with flowers in yellow, pink, salmon, up to deep burgundy red and even almost black…

Ficus Benjamini is losing leaves | 8 reasons why he sheds leaves

Ficus Benjamini is a sensitive plant. Without warning, it drops its green leaves. Daily and plentiful, until not a single one is hanging on its branches. Of course, he has a compelling reason for his actions. Either the location or the care doesn’t appeal to him. Occasionally, animal residents rob it of its beautiful leaf dress. Eliminating the cause is the…

Color the poinsettia red again and let it bloom

Poinsettias are winter plants and only show their graceful red leaves with small flowers in the cold season. Then they are usually disposed of, but this does not have to be, because the poinsettia is a perennial plant if it is properly “summered”. Care requires a little patience and skill, but with a lot of tact the…

Pruning rubber tree – how to properly branch it

In nature, a rubber tree (Ficus elastica) can grow up to forty meters high. At this size, the trunk has a gigantic diameter of two meters. Such dimensions are of course not desired in the home. That is why it is necessary to prune the popular houseplant when it gets too big. Some specimens only grow with one or…

Beware of humans, dogs and cats – the dragon tree / dracaena is so poisonous

In order to generate an evergreen, vitalizing jungle atmosphere in living rooms and offices, there is no way around a dragon tree. The elegantly grown Dracaena species and varieties inspire with lush green, red-edged or cream-white variegated sword leaves and up to 200 cm in height. In view of so much floral lease development, little attention is…

Yellow leaves on Ficus Bonsai – what to do?

With subtly shimmering, lush green leaves, robust cut tolerance and uncomplicated care requirements, the fig tree has established itself as a prime example of the beginner’s bonsai. Popular species, such as the weeping fig or the laurel fig, however, tend to respond to minor and major neglects in cultivation with yellow-discolored leaves. Instead of nipping…

Hydroponics – Instructions for Care and Repotting

Hydroponics – Instructions for Care and Repotting

It is often read, but not everyone knows what to do with the term “hydroponics”. The word, derived from the Greek, describes the cultivation of plants of all kinds in water. The advantage of this attitude is obvious: the constant availability of water means that the usual watering process is no longer necessary and the…

Poisonous and non-toxic houseplants and plants

Houseplants make a room cozy in the first place. But it depends on the right choice of plants! Not all are suitable for every location and we cannot recommend every houseplant and green plant without reservation. Especially if you have children and / or pets, you have to be even more careful when making your choice. There are some…