Posts Tagged Houseplants

Scale Insects

Cottony cushion scale on a citrus houseplant doesn’t look like an insect because it has no legs or wings and doesn’t move. Nevertheless, it’s a bug and it’s reproducing like wildfire. Treat it with insecticidal soap, horticultural oil, or rubbing alcohol; these are safe to use inside your home. Page 262 of our book, What’s Wrong With My Houseplant?

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Boston Fern

Boston ferns make excellent houseplants, especially in hanging baskets where their long fronds dangle gracefully down on all sides of the pot. Also attractive on pedestals or small tables, these ferns are low maintenance and easy to grow.

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Breaking News

Breaking News: We are pleased to announce the release of What’s Wrong With My Houseplant? from Timber Press, late January, 2016. Click photo for more…

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