Category Archives: Insiders’ Plant Information

Peace Lily root rot

I have had a peace lily about 4 years. The leaves are turning black, and get really wrinkly. I have cut off leaves like this, and new shoots are coming out. But now more of the leaves are turning black. … Continue reading

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Treating fungus gnat problems

The first thing you need to do is remove all loose soil that is not in direct contact with the roots. This will eliminate many of the gnat larvae because they mostly live in the surface soil.The most important thing … Continue reading

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What healthy plants require

Most everyone knows that plants require good light and water to thrive. But few folks understand the importance of air for plants. Or at least they tend to take it for granted. While it is true that plants obtain carbon … Continue reading

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Fungus gnats

Question:   I am pretty sure I have fungus gnats and I have read your treatment  for them but was just wandering if any sand can be used on the soil to help get rid of the larvae ? Answer: … Continue reading

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Repotting

Unnecessary repotting is by far the single most common plant care mistake. For a variety of reasons, folks believe it is a good idea to move  a newly acquired plant into a new and larger pot. Please, don’t do it! … Continue reading

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Welcome to Insider’s Plant Information!

Welcome to Insiders’ Plant Information,  a service of Horticultural Help in New York City. This is the place where indoor plant professional, Will Creed, will post information related to caring for indoor plants in your home or office. Initially these … Continue reading

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