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Hi, I have a Desert Rose plant and every time a leaf grows the tip turns brown, the leaf dies and falls off. I've read they like it hot and this past summer it stayed outside in direct morning sun and got watered every couple of days. I hope you can help. Thanks, GlendaRead More
Could you find out what kind of plant this is. ThanksRead More
Judy, My husband received this plant when his brother died. I am clueless on what this plant is. I'm pulling dead leaves off the plant weekly. I dont want to disappoint my husband and the plant die that would just add to his heart break. Please tell me what this plant is and how to keep it alive. Thanks JudyRead More
I have a lot of overgrown houseplants. Could you tell me the best way to propagate them. Thanks!Read More
I have inherited a plant that I have not identified yet. It had tiny white flowers last Spring. I have attached a photo. Thanks SteveRead More
Hi, This plant came on a long journey with my family, and was in bad shape when it was left with my grandmother. I recently moved into a new apartment and took responsibility for the plant, but I have no idea what it is or how to care for it. Here are some pictures of this thing when it was healthier, and pictures of it now.Read More
What are these white things on my China doll plant & how to get rid of them?Read More
I was given this plant from my sister when her husband passed away. I’m not sure what it is or why we are having such a hard time keeping it alive. We do have hard water and we live in north Texas where it is pretty dry. We water it everyday and it still is very dry and wilting with lots of brown. Please help! I can’t let this plant die.Read More
Hi Judy! This came in a house plant bouquet and while some of the others were dying off this little guy seems to be doing fine. Not sure what it is but want to properly replant and know how to care for it. Thanks!Read More
Hi there, I have this plant which I believe is some kind of Dracanea but I am not positive and it was moved in a trailer for a 16 hour last year and then I repotted it and now it seems to be slowly loosing its leaves and curling. Any suggestions on what I should do? I have washed the leaves and water it about twice a week.Read More
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