Peperomia ferreyrae: Happy Bean Succulent Care and Propagation

Peperomia ferreyrae, happy Bean succulent

Introduction Peperomia ferreyrae is a widely known small succulent shrub with erect branches bearing bright green beanlike leaves along with a darker green translucent window in the upper surface. It grows up to 30 cm tall. Well, it is also called “Happy Bean Succulent” as is likely attributed to the plant’s bean-shaped leaves and its general … Read more

Weeping Begonia: Are They Real?

weeping begonia

As a gardener, I am always looking for new plants to add to my indoor gardening collection.  This time, I was looking for some begonias and while surfing on the internet, I came across this beautiful image of a plant called Weeping Begonia. I haven’t seen such a plant in my entire life. It just … Read more

31 Stunning Aglaonema Varieties With Pictures

Aglaonema varieties

Introduction Aglaonema commonly known as Chinese evergreen is a genus of flowering plants falling under the arum family, Araceae. It is botanically called Aglaonema commutatum and has common names such as Chinese evergreen, Philippine evergreen, and Poison Dart Plant. It is an herbaceous perennial plant with vibrant, colorful, and strikingly patterned leaves which grows up … Read more

Overwatered vs Underwatered Succulent: Signs and Remedies

Overwatered vs Underwatered Succulent

Introduction By the term Succulents, we understand the desert plants with fleshy, swollen modified stems or leaves for storage of water making them drought-resistant and can survive even in a limited supply of water. The word succulent itself comes from the Latin word ‘sulcus’, meaning juice or sap. Using succulents as the houseplant has been … Read more

Red Sunflowers: Are They Real?

Red Sunflower

Red sunflower is an unusual yet mesmerizing sunflower with vivid red petals and dark center symbolizing wealth, good luck, strength, love, passion, lust and positivity. It is much branched bushy herb attaining height of 1.5-2m or 3 m. It is a very unrealistic herbaceous annual or perennial flower belonging to the family Asteraceae (Compositae). Botanically … Read more

Kuska Plant: English name, Care & Benefits

kuska plant shwoing leaves and a fruit

Kuska Plant is a very unique highly productive, easy-to-grow vegetable plant belonging to family cucurbitaceae. It is vining species with the height of 2.5-3 m. Although its Perennial species it is grown as annual due to its sensitivity to frost. It is botanically called Melothria scabra and it has got many other common names namely: … Read more

How to Make Best Succulent Soil Mix (With Recipe)

How to Make Best Succulent Soil Mix

On my initial days of growing succulents, I used normal soil mix which can be used for all kinds of plants. But, With time, I realised that my succulents were not growing properly; some were dying early and some initially turned yellow and ultimately died. I thought this is happening because I am not using … Read more

Are Succulents Poisonous to Cats – Know the Truth !

Are succulents poisonous to cats

We humans are not comfortable in the desert, we like something cooler than that. But some plants can survive in the harsh temperatures. Despite the water scarcity, they manage to grow. You might wonder what those strange Plants are. How can they survive drought conditions?? Well, those plants are categorized as succulents.  Welcome to the … Read more