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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Water meters, also called soil moisture meters, measure how much water there is in the soil and hopefully prevents you from over or under-watering your houseplants. It’s important to remember that different plants require differ... Read More
Whiteflies are small gnat-like insects, covered in a powdery white wax that  feed on the sap of plants. This causes leaf-drop and weakens the plant in general. Whiteflies secrete a sticky substance called honeydew while they feed... Read More
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