How to Care For a Croton Plant Outdoor and Indoor

Know how to care for croton plant. Crotons are most beautiful houseplants with bright and vibrant multicolored foliage. Most people find the croton plants fussy and difficult to care for. But if you care for your croton plant as per its specific requirements for light, temperature, water and humidity, they will continue to delight you for decades..

How To Grow and Care For Jade Plant

Learn how to grow jade plant from stem cuttings and a single leaf in soil and water. Follow the easy instructions on jade plant propagation.

The Jade Plant (Cassula Ovata, Crassula argentea), native to South Africa is succulent shrub. The jade plant cleans the air, so it is a very good indoor house plant. It absorbs toxic gases released from paints, carpets, walls, furniture, adhesives, etc, thereby improving the air quality.

Causes of Rubber Plant Leaves Falling Off

You can prevent your rubber plant from falling bottom leaves, if you can identify the reasons of healthy leaves falling off rubber plant. Continue reading below to revive a rubber plant which is loosing leaves.

Many years ago, I was having a healthy rubber plant (Ficus Elastica) in my living room, but after a few months, it started dropping bottom leaves, even healthy looking leaves were falling. Soon the upper leaves started dropping.

Strawberry Plant Propagation By Seeds and Runners

You can you cut strawberry runners and plant them in separate pots, if they have already grown some roots. Otherwise, first plant the runners in small pots and transplant them when they grow some roots and get established.The strawberry plants can be propagated by three methods. These strawberry propagation methods are: from seeds, from runners and by division of rhizomes.

Composting in An Apartment Balcony

Know how to compost in an apartment balcony and what kitchen wastes can be composted. Many people are living in an apartment and have a limited garden in their balcony, while many other garden lovers have their garden on the terrace. They buy compost and manure from market. Although they are aware of the importance of adding compost, the organic fertilizer to the soil, they are hesitant to start their own composting. Each of us generate a lot of kitchen waste every day that can be converted into compost free of cost to feed our plants.

Growing Mango Tree From Stem Cuttings

The mango tree can also be propagated from cuttings taken from a healthy mango tree. However, growing a mango tree from stem cuttings has a low success rate. A mango tree can easily be grown from a seed with a very high success rate. The fruit from the seed grown tree will be worse, identical or better fruit than the parent plant. But can mango cuttings be rooted really?

How To Grow And Care For Frangipani

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) is native to tropical and subtropical Pacific Islands, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico. It can tolerate subtropical climate also. The Hymenosporum flavum frangipani is a rain-forest tree, native to New Guinea and Queensland and New South Wales in Australia.

Continue reading below to learn how to grow frangipani tree from cuttings and how to care for a frangipani tree growing in ground or a potted frangipani including watering, fertilization, pruning and pests and diseases.

How To Grow Moringa Tree

Moringa oleifera is an easy to grow drought-resistant deciduous tree which needs no special care. Read below to learn how to grow a moringa tree (drumstick tree) from seeds, also caring tips on growing moringa tree in containers.

The tree is known as moringa, drumstick tree,  सहजन (sahjan) in Hindi, horseradish tree and benzoil tree [1].

How To Grow An Avocado Tree From Seed

Learn how to grow an avocado tree from seed from the detailed step-by-step instructions given below.

Avocado (Persea americana) is a nutrient-rich fruit containing healthy monounsaturated fats, and vitamins C, E, B6, and potassium, magnesium and folate. The monounsaturated fat per 100 gram of avocado is 9.8 gram while only 2.13 gram of saturated fat. The potassium content of an avocado is more than that in banana, 485 mg per 100 gram as compared to 358 mg per 100 gram of banana [1].

How To Prune Rubber Tree Plant

Rubber plant (Ficus Elastica) is a popular indoor house plant. Their leaves are very attractive. If you wish your rubber tree to have a vertical look, then do not prune it. Slim and tall rubber plants are good for rooms with high ceiling. But if you prefer a lower bushy look, then you should prune it. You can prune a rubber plant to give it a desired shape. A bushy rubber plant looks good on a table or table shelf.