Entries Tagged as 'Peace Lily'

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Larvae of Fungus Gnats

TheGardenLady received the following question from Mattie: About two weeks ago I got a Peace Lily. Everything was going great. But then the leaves started to droop. So my friend has been giving me advice. Today I was pulling the cutting the dead roots and there were milly worms (?) in it. What should I […]

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Helping a Sick Peace Lily

  TheGardenLady received this question about a Peace Lily from Janet. I just moved my Peace Lilly to a room with better light to discover why my leaves were turning brown on the tips then turning black. What I discovered were little white worm-looking bugs crawling in the soil. I have not found any help on the […]

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Saving a Sick Peace Lily

TheGardenLady received a question from Billie on her post  “Caring for Sick Peace Lilies”. I have a peace lily that has sympathetic value.  And it looks awful. I have not moved it. It has been in same spot since april. The leaves are wilting and just hanging over the edge of pot and the leaves […]

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Protecting Plants from Cats

TheGardenLady received this question from Tiffany. I recently purchased two three foot tall peace lillies and my cat keeps chewing the leaves. How can I stop the cat from eating the leaves without damaging the plants? From your question it doesn’t seem like the cat is using the plant soil as its kitty litter but […]

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Caring for Sick Peace Lilies

TheGardenLady received this question from Linda. I have a peace lily indoor plant which has sentimental value to me and over the past winter it has contracted a leaf condition – the leaves die from the tip towards the stem.  It’s as though a critter is “sucking” the life from it. It still flowers, but […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

The Filtering Power of the Peace Lily

Distant Peace by chefranden TheGardenLady received this comment from Rikesh. I just love Peace Lilly. They have really amazing power of filtering the air. Rikesh’s comment about the Peace Lilly – Spathiphyllum is correct. Recently Natural News had an article entitled “Clean Your Air and Brighten Your Day with Houseplants” which not only gives a […]

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Dorm Plants to Eat

                                            Photo taken by dinesh_valke TheGardenLady received this question from Elena: I want to spruce up my college dorm with something living, but I would also like to spruce up my dining hall meals. Last year I tried pepper plants, which unfortunately suffered because I was unable to change their soil. I was hoping […]