Are Christmas Trees Poisonous?

A close-up photo of a pine tree branch adorned with Christmas ornaments and lights.

Christmas trees such as firs, pines, and cedar are mildly poisonous, sometimes causing drooling in pets and vomiting in children. The good news is that a child or pet would have to eat quite a bit to become sick and people and pets usually don’t like to eat Christmas trees.  The toxicity of the tree … Read more

Why Plants Get Yellow Leaves?

There are many reasons why plants get yellow leaves: too much water/too little water, too much light/too little light, too much fertilizer/too little fertilizer, the temperature is too cold/the temperature is too hot. If a ficus tree or a schefflera doesn’t get enough water, it develops bright yellow leaves. If a peace lily or pothos … Read more