Glossary

The Glossary explains the meaning of different terms we use when talking about how to grow and care for plants. You can read information and see pictures about plant pests, diseases, propagation methods, clean air plants, poisonous houseplants, bonsai techniques, and helpful plant products. The Glossary can be accessed from  the link below or you can link to these terms from the plant detail pages. See Entire Glossary
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Spider Plant-Long, narrow, green and white, draping striped leaves
A study sponsored by NASA concluded that houseplants are able to clean the air of harmful chemical toxins such as benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene. We have known for quite a while that plants remove carbon dioxide from... Read More
Mushy stems, brown & black spots of Crown Rot Disease
Crown, Stem, and Root Rot are fungal diseases caused by humid warm conditions, wet leaves, soggy soil, and poor air circulation. Infected plant develops mushy stems, brown or black spots indicating dead plant tissue, and unhealthy... Read More
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