The Secret to a Beautiful Houseplant

Do your houseplants have yellowing leaves that fall off? There's a good possibility that you have spider mites. The solution? Find it here:
My topiary lasted for two months by following one simple step.
Beautiful green ivy :)
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  • Douglas Hunt Douglas Hunt on Jul 01, 2012
    Thistle, I know a lot of people recommend the dish soap route, but it really is better to use an insecticidal soap that has been formulated for plants. Regular dish soap can strip leaves of oils that are a natural defense mechanism. Also, just a good blast of water is often enough to take care of the problem.

  • Marg C Marg C on Jul 01, 2012
    I don't understand why you said your topiary lasted for 2 months using this method. I've had mine for years and I don't use soap. Did it die off?