Pest Sprayer for Landscape Lawn and Garden

There is a type and size of sprayer designed to fit everyone’s needs (and pocketbooks)… all the way from the person with only a few house plants to the large estate with acres of gardens or orchards. Most gardeners prefer to have a separate... Read More...

Gibberellin Growth Hormone

In 1926, Long before 2,4-D and DDT became known to gardeners, a Formosan scientist, E. Kurosawa, made an important discovery. He observed a peculiar fungus (Gibberella fujikuroi) disease that affected rice. The first symptom was a greatly accelerated... Read More...

High Tech Weapons for Natural Mite Control

Using Predatory mites to control plant-eating mites As a palm grower I have always hated to hear that many interiorscapers tried to limit the amount of palms they were using because of spider mite problems. I would like to offer a solution to mite... Read More...

Importance of pH in Growing Indoor House Plants

C. A. Conover 1 CFREC-Apopka Research Report RH-96-2 During foliage plant production, growers often monitor certain factors affecting plant growth in order to produce high quality crops. One factor indirectly affecting plant growth is pH of the... Read More...

Plant Lighting

Name: G06515 Lighting Indoor House Plants Agricultural publication G06515 — Reviewed October 1, 1993 Ray R. Rothenberger Department of Horticulture, University of Missouri-Columbia House plants are extremely popular indoor decorations. Attractive... Read More...

What is Sick Building Syndrome

Definition: an acute incidence of indoor air pollution that can occur in closed or poorly ventilated offices and residences Numerous studies conducted by the EPA over the past 25 years and more have shown measurable levels of over 107 known carcinogens... Read More...

NASA Study House Plants Clean Air

Common indoor plants may provide a valuable weapon in the fight against rising levels of indoor air pollution. Those plants in your office or home are not only decorative, but NASA scientists are finding them to be surprisingly useful in absorbing... Read More...

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