Plant Problems

Learn how to avoid the many plant problems you'll run into when gardening - pests, diseases, and more. We provide treatment and prevention tips!

begonia problems

Plant Problems

11 Common Problems With Flowering Begonia Plants

If your begonias are struggling this season, you've come to the right place! Begonias can have many common issues during their lifespan, so it's important to identify common problems early and remedy them as fast as possible. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner looks at the most common issues that plague begonias, and how to fix them.

calathea leaf curl

Plant Problems

9 Reasons The Leaves on Your Calathea Plant are Curling

Leaf curl is a common problem amongst calathea plants. The key is figuring out why it's happening, and then correcting the problem. However, prevention is also the best defense with these popular houseplants. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton examines the primary reasons leaf curl could be happening to your calathea plants, and how to fix it.

canna lily problems

Plant Problems

15 Common Problems With Canna Lily Plants

Do your canna lilies have problems this season, but you aren't quite sure what to do? Canna lilies are hardy flowers, but they can be plagued by some common issues. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley walks through the most common problems with canna lilies and how to prevent them.

A close up of red peppers growing in the garden that are wilted and dying. The focus is on the red fruits of the plant, with struggling foliage behind it.

Plant Problems

15 Common Problems With Garden Grown Pepper Plants

Are you running into some challenges with your garden grown pepper plants this season? Peppers are pretty low maintenance once they start to mature, but there are a few problems you may run into while trying to grow them. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the most common problems gardeners run into with pepper plants, and what to do about them.

Garden carrots that are clustered together and have too many roots. A major problem when grown in the garden.

Plant Problems

15 Common Problems With Garden Grown Carrots

Carrots can be a bit difficult to grow for both beginning gardeners and seasoned experts alike. There are many different problems they can succumb to, depending on your location and how they've been cared for. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines the most common problems with garden carrots and how to fix them!

A large monstera leaf from a mature plant that's grown with yellowing leaves.

Plant Problems

Does Your Monstera Have Yellow Leaves? Here’s What to Do

Does your monstera have yellow leaves, but you aren't quite sure why? There are a number of different reasons this can happen, and luckily many can be fixed fairly easily. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through why this can happen, and what your next steps should be to help revive your plant.

cabbage problems

Plant Problems

15 Common Problems With Garden Cabbage Plants

Are you having some issues with your garden grown cabbage this season? Unfortunately, cabbage is one of the many veggies that can succumb to a variety of different garden problems. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the most common problems you might come across when growing cabbage.

african violet wilting

Plant Problems

7 Reasons Your African Violets Are Wilting and Dying

Are your African Violets wilting and dying unexpectedly? There are a number of different reasons that this can happen with these popular flowering houseplants. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at the different reasons your African Violets may be wilting, and dying early.

African Violet With Leaves That Have Turned Yellow Sitting in Sunlight

Plant Problems

7 Reasons Your African Violets Have Yellow Leaves

Does your African Violet have yellow leaves? There are a number of different factors that can contribute towards this condition. The good news is, most causes are treatable, and preventable. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen walks you through what to do when you start seeing yellow leaves on your favorite houseplant.

African Violet Plant with Lack of Blooms

Plant Problems

7 Reasons Your African Violets Aren’t Blooming

Are your African Violets struggling to bloom this season? There are a few common reasons that this can happen. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at the different issues that may prevent your African Violets from blooming to their fullest potential.

Pink African Violet Flower Being Eaten by Bugs

Garden Pests

5 Garden Pests That May be Eating Your African Violets

Does it look like something took a bite out of your African Violets? These popular houseplants can become victims to many different pests that will dine on their tender foliage and beautiful blooms. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines the five most common pests that may eat your African Violets.