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Will Creed

I am the only expert in this category with professional hands-on experience and knowledge of all indoor plants. I can answer questions regarding light, water, fertilizer, repotting, pruning and humidity and temperature requirements. I can identify plant pests and provide information on safe, effective treatments. My answers are based on 35 years of professional experience and scientific research and are clear and easy to understand. I do NOT use search engines to find answers to your questions. If you read my previous posts here, you will get a good idea as to how thorough and professional my answers are.

Richard Hern

I can answer many common garden center/greenhouse houseplant questions such as , proper care, propagation of, pest problems, identification, growing mediums, construction, etc. & many more..


I have lots professional experience with houseplants.I ran my own online nursery selling plants and a local greenhouse nursery. I designed and sold terrariums, dish gardens, foliage plant arrangements and artificial plant light set ups as well as houseplants.I also do consulting for local businesses, nurseries, botanical gardens and conservatories. I am knowledgeable and experienced in the care of many different kinds of houseplants as well as the pests and diseases common to houseplants. I have had a lot of experience and success with most propagation techniques. I am also knowledgeable and experienced with artificial lighting for plants. I can answer questions about all aspects of 'indoor gardening'. Not only questions about growing foliage plants and starting seeds under artificial plant lighting but also questions about artificial plant light system set up, supplemental artificial lighting and cost. ~ I can help identify plants accurately ONLY if you submit a picture of the plant with your question.~

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2015-11-29 poisonous sap of rubber tree:

Jennifer,  It can be toxic if eaten by dogs or cats (pets)...It is not toxic to humans...It could make you sick to your stomach if eaten or swallowed...You should be OK in your situation...If in doubt

2015-11-28 8 foot ancient Dracaena Marginata! Please help!:

Hi Bryan,    Thanks for the good description - almost as good as a photo!    When a Marginata stem becomes wrinkled, you can be sure that stem has died from the bottom up. It is also quite common for the

2015-11-21 Anthurium with browning leaves:

Hi Karen,    Most flowering plants sold today are hybrids that have been bred to bloom profusely at point-of-sale. Unfortunately, the downside of that hybridizing is that those flowering plants bloom sporadically

2015-11-19 Monstera:

Hi Courtney,    If brown edges are unsightly, they can be trimmed off with sharp scissors. Once plant tissue becomes brown it never gets green again. Trimming it off is an aesthetic issue, not a horticultural

2015-11-16 Monstera:

Hi Courtney,    Thanks for the photo. It is the newer leaves that are a lighter shade of green and that is normal. They will darken as they age. I see minimal brown tips - not enough to be concerned.

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