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how long does it take for cactus to grow
Succulents

How Long Does It Take For Cactus To Grow?

Most people buy their cactus plants from a small size because growing one from seed takes quite a long time. Even once it has sprouted, when growing a cactus, you will need a bit of patience. A cactus typically takes 6-12 months to become the size of a large marble […]

why is my aloe plant drooping
Succulents

Why is My Aloe Plant Drooping? [12 Reasons & Fixes!]

Aloes make excellent houseplants because they are generally very forgiving. Aloes do not need a lot of water and only need moderate light. Despite their hardiness though, sometimes they start drooping. Aloes can droop when they have inadequate sunlight, water, temperature, or a bad container. Drooping aloe may also be […]

how long do cucumbers take to grow
Cucumbers

How Long do Cucumbers Take to Grow?

When planting from seeds, it takes 50-70 days before a cucumber plant produces fruit that is ready for picking. Germination of the seeds takes 3-10 days and after flowering, the cucumber is ripe in about 10 days. Understanding the cucumber plant stages will help you better understand its growth timeline, […]

why are my cucumbers bitter
Cucumbers

Why Are My Cucumbers Bitter? [Poor Growing Conditions?]

Bitter tasting cucumbers can be caused by infavorable growing conditions such as not enough sunlight, inconsistent water levels, too high temperatures or insufficient soil nutrients. The bitterness comes from the compound cucurbitacin entering the cucumber fruit. The last thing you want to discover at the end of the cucumber growing […]

why are there yellow spots on cucumber leaves
Cucumbers

Why Are There Yellow Spots on Cucumber Leaves?

Yellow spots on cucumber leaves can be a sign of plant disease but it can also indicate less than ideal growing conditions. Find out the cause of yellowing leaves and treat accordingly. Cucumber plants should be a bright medium to dark green throughout their growing season. The only thing you […]

why are my cucumbers white
Cucumbers

Why Are My Cucumbers White? [Causes & Fixes]

Cucumbers can turn white when infected with powdery mildew, are overwatered or suffer from blanching. Any time a green variety cucumber turns white, it isn’t growing healthily. There are white cucumber varieties available but you would have noticed when you bought the seed packet. Whenever any plant turns a color […]