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Your scientifically-vetted plant encyclopedia

I’ve decided to write helpful plant care information on here. More to come soon! This is a work in progress! Your Plant Doctor is busy during the growing season!


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Basic Information

All About Ferns

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about fern care, history, and troubleshooting ferns.

What is the difference between a species and a hybrid?

The breakdown of what species, hybrids, and cultivars are, as well as common names.

All About Fiddle Leaf Figs

Specific to Ficus lyrata, a little big about figs in general with FLF care, history, and troubleshooting.

How to Pronounce Botanical Latin

Learn how to pronounce botanical names for plants.

Plants and Fungi: A Love Story

Learn the relationship between plants and fungi, and how to get rid of mushrooms in your planters… or not.

All About Prayer Plants / Calathea

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about fern care, history, and troubleshooting Calathea, Maranta, and other Prayer Plants.

Pests and Pesticides

Learn how to get rid of pests in your houseplants, and what products I recommend.

Calcium Buildup on your Pots and Plants

How to get rid of pesky calcium buildup on terracotta pots and residue on your leaves.

How to Repot Your Houseplants

Learn all about which pots, potting mixes to use, and how to do it, with special tips from The Plant Doctor.

How to Diagnose Your Leaves

Wondering about what those brown tips really mean? Check out this guide to all leaf problems.

Basic Plant Commandments

If there were Commandments with regards to plant basics, these would be them.

Bird of Paradise Care

The Bird of Paradise is a Plant Doctor favorite, and a great large plant if you have a sun-drenched home.

All About Aroids

Everything you need to know about growing Monstera, Alocasia, Pothos, and other aroids.

How to grow Pothos

How to care for your pothos houseplant, and a little about where the pothos comes from too.


Orchids

Your first orchid: Phalaenopsis 101
Learn everything there is to know about the common orchid that’s sold everywhere.

Reblooming your Phalaenopsis Orchids
If you have ever gotten an orchid as a gift, and its flowers have died, learn more about how to get it to rebloom

Oncidium Twinkle Care
Oncidium orchids are great for beginners, and Oncidium Twinkle is mini, fragrant, and flowers often!


Succulents

Coming Soon!
Coming Soon!


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