Rotting roots… or how to escape destiny ;-)

January 27, 2017 at 4:53 pm

wilted houseplant due to excess watering, rotting of the rootsIf you grow plants, sooner or later (usually sooner) you’ll have to learn how to cope with the diseases that plague them. Most often, diseases afflict those flowers which are living in unfavourable conditions i.e. ones that significantly differ from those in their natural habitat. Of all the infections that may occur in your plants, the most dangerous one is the rotting of the roots.

Scale insects – house plant diseases

March 19, 2016 at 9:04 am

Armoured scale insects, Diaspididae

Armoured scale insects and soft scale insects are pests that very often prey on indoor plants. They are recognized as small immobile scales which are visible on leaves or stems of an infested plant.

Spider mites – house plant diseases

February 4, 2016 at 5:27 pm

spider, tetranychus urticaeIf the leaves of your plant are drying out and you can see a fine spider’s web under them then the flower has probably been infested by the spider mite – the most common pest to prey on house plants.