If you discover the telltale signs of spider mites on your plants: tiny webbing, pale color leaves, tiny yellow spots, or miniature spider like critters hiking around the foliage of your plant babies, take a deep breath, exhale, it's going to be ok, we got you! Let's begin by learning what spider mites love most, chlorophyll and an overabundance of nitrogen.
Thrips! We are here to help save your plant. Let’s just jump right in. Thrips are the most persistent and annoying houseplant pest I’ve dealt with in my many years of plant parenthood. Yes, even more annoying than those darn fungus gnats that fly right into your face.
If you notice light tan to dark brown colored, oval shaped, flat bugs clustered together and surrounded by sticky, clear droplets of 'honeydew' on your leaves, most likely you've discovered a scale infestation. These little insects are tiny but mighty sap feeding destroyers of houseplants and gardens alike. They are insidious, affecting seemingly healthy plants meanwhile the plant’s life-force is being sucked dry leading to an eventual decay. But no need to worry friends! We've tested our Sacred Tonics against these pests and are excited to share that we have found success, and the results are our happily glowing houseplants!
Who knew I’d be wishing for fruit flies? Crazy thought, I know. But fruit flies can be easily lured and trapped using a few drops of wine or a piece of banana peel at the bottom of a glass, a paper funnel placed inside with the tiny hole near the bottom of the inside of the glass, (making sure the top of the funnel is as wide as the mouth of the glass to avoid escapees) and voila! They are trapped until you carry the glass outside to lift up the paper funnel and release them into the wild. You have...