Why Do Calathea Ornata Leaves Turn Brown? (Easy Solutions)

Why Do Calathea Ornata Leaves Turn Brown? (Easy Solutions)

The Calathea ornata, prominently known as the pinstripe plant, is more prone to having brown and crispy leaf edges compared to other varieties of Calathea. It is not a secret that leaf browning absolutely devastates the purple, white, and green accents that support the decorative purpose of your Calathea plants. Generally, leaf browning in Calathea…

Brown Anthurium Crystallinum Leaves (7 Causes + Solutions)

Brown Anthurium Crystallinum Leaves (7 Causes + Solutions)

The Anthurium crystallinum, commonly known as Crystal Anthurium, is one of the most desired houseplants because of its velvety appearance, distinct leaf pattern, and air-purifying ability. But one problem stands as a real antagonist that can destroy all these promising characteristics—leaf browning. Generally, leaf browning in Anthurium crystallinum is caused by 1) too much sunlight,…

7 Causes of Brown Calathea Musaica Leaves to Watch Out for!

7 Causes of Brown Calathea Musaica Leaves to Watch Out for!

Leaf browning in Calathea musaica, also known as the network plant, could quickly destroy your perfectly designed indoor garden’s ambiance. With its defined mosaic-like pattern, any signs of browning or wilting are just simply unacceptable. So knowing the causes behind this is key to maintaining a beautiful garden! In general, Calathea musaica leaves turn brown…

Too Many Bubbles in DWC Hydroponics: Is It a Bad Sign?

Too Many Bubbles in DWC Hydroponics: Is It a Bad Sign?

Active hydroponic systems use air pumps to increase oxygen concentration in the form of bubbles. Like you, I also once wondered: How many bubbles is too much in a deep water culture (DWC) hydroponic system? Generally, providing too many bubbles in hydroponics is a concern since it can increase water temperature, dissolve hydroponic nutrients, and…

When Should You Flush NFT Hydroponics? (Step-by-Step Guide)

When Should You Flush NFT Hydroponics? (Step-by-Step Guide)

The first time I grew veggies using nutrient film technique (NFT) hydroponics, I did not know anything about flushing. Turns out, it is a top-secret trick to improve the flavor, aroma, size, and overall quality of my harvest! However, when should you start flushing? Generally, nutrient film technique (NFT) hydroponics can be flushed 7–14 days…