Orchid Stem Turning Red, Yellow or Brown
What do Venezuela, Singapore, Seychelles, Indonesia, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cayman Islands, Brazil and Belize have in common? Go ahead and think about it for a minute. You can't think up the answer? Let me help you out. These countries all have various species of orchids as their national flowers. This is not unsurprising as orchids are deserving...
Are Bonsai Cruel
Humans are creative and love to innovate. These innovations may necessitate deviating from the norm, like the Bonsai cultivation technique. It is an innovative technique used by humans to cultivate miniature trees. These trees are grown in small containers, and several tricks such as pruning, wiring the branches, and pinching the buds are used by gardeners to restrict their...
Mammillaria Elongata
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a Temperature resistance Not frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Elongata ‘Copper King’ Ideal conditions Mammillaria Elongata ‘Copper King’ is like many other cacti – it needs little water, likes temperatures on the warmer side (no lower than 30 F/-1.1 C), and prefers shaded to full sun. With this in mind, it’s the easiest to grow outdoors, though indoor...
Gymnocalycium Baldianum
  Light requirements Medium Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Small Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 8b to 11b Temperature resistance Mildly frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Gymnocalycium Baldianum “Chin Cactus” Ideal conditions Gymnocalycium baldianum “Chin Cactus” is one of those cacti that like partial shade rather than direct sun.  Temperature-wise, the Chin Cactus likes it on the warmer side, but it is somewhat frost-hardy, as shown by its USDA hardiness zones 8b-11b (15 to 50...
Mammillaria Matudae Cristata
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a to 10b Temperature resistance Not cold-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Matudae Cristata Ideal conditions Mammillaria Matudae Cristata will thrive outdoors because it prefers partial to full sunlight. Indoor growing is also possible if you have a brightly lit spot for the cactus. The Mammillaria Matudae Cristata cactus isn’t cold-hardy and should be kept away from cold. This plant...
Echinocereus Subinermis
  Light requirements Medium Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9b to 11b Temperature resistance A little frost-hardy Growth speed Slow Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Echinocereus Subinermis Ideal conditions Echinocereus Subinermis prefers bright light, but it doesn’t tolerate full sun very well, especially on hot days. With this in mind, the Echinocereus Subinermis cactus can be easily grown both indoors and outdoors. Temperature-wise, Echinocereus Subinermis is similar to many other succulents – it’s...
Can You Grow Spider Plants Outdoors
Spider plants aka airplane plants are generally grown indoors. They are eye-catching and look really nice and unique indoors especially when grown in hanging containers. This is the reason why most people know them as houseplants. However, the fact that they look really nice indoors does not mean they cannot be grown outside.  I personally know many people who grow...
Do Succulents Like To Be Touched
Human touch affects plants either positively or negatively. Some plants love to be touched, and others do not, and some others are indifferent to touch. Therefore, you must know what your plants like for optimum care. Succulents are a unique species. One thing that makes them stand out is their luscious stems and leaves. As a result, they are...
Echinopsis ‘Rose Quartz’
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Small Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a to 11b Temperature resistance Not frost-hardy Growth speed Fast Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Echinopsis ‘Rose Quartz’  Ideal conditions The rose quartz cactus isn’t much different from other cacti in terms of ideal conditions – this cactus likes full sun, doesn’t need much water, and likes warmer temperatures. This plant is capable of growing in temperatures from 30 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit...
Mammillaria Rhodanth
  Light requirements Medium Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9a to 10b Temperature resistance A little frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Rhodantha Ideal conditions Doing well in partial sun and in shaded locations, Mammillaria Rhodantha is fairly easy to grow both outdoors and indoors. However, the more light it gets, the better, so Mammillaria Rhodantha will thrive if kept outdoors. And being somewhat cold-hardy (down to 20...