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Why Are My Houseplants Growing Mushrooms

why are my houseplants growing mushrooms

Are you growing houseplants or mushrooms, why are my houseplants growing mushrooms is what we are going to discover. This will be interesting for advanced and beginner gardeners alike, gardening is one of my passions as a senior, and maybe one of yours as well.

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Learning About Mushrooms

Before you get too overwhelmed with this, you are doing nothing wrong. This is the natural process of organic matter decaying, you will find this often is a sign of extra moisture from watering.

Really just removing them by hand is your best strategy if they bother you, this is what I do just because they get on my nerves having them growing in my planters. Often this is a sign you might be overwatering your houseplant, so this could actually be beneficial to learn how to water them more effectively.

Natural Solutions to Mushroom Problems

Just like my health solutions, I prefer to go with natural solutions with my houseplants as well. To help you with this, below are some things that you can use to rid yourself of them if they are driving you crazy.

You can dust sulfur powder on mushrooms because it works as a fungicide. The problem is sulfur can make your potting soil acidic. Neem oil is a natural fungicide that can get rid of several fungi, including mushrooms. Mix 1 tablespoon of neem oil and a tablespoon of dish soap with a gallon of water. Spray this solution on the mushrooms every few days.

Houseplant Growing Guide

Being a gardener since the age of four, I have learned a trick or two. How I got started was from my grandparents, and as the years went by my passion for gardening just grew much like the plants. Since you are reading this, I presume you are interested in learning more about this hobby, so that is what I have for you below.

Believe it or not, most of our houseplants that die are from overwatering them. This is most common during the winter months, cutting way back on watering during this time of the year is highly recommended.

Houseplants Easy to Grow

Many of us including myself have been frustrated with indoor gardening, and when I moved from my home to an apartment it was a big change. Outdoor gardening was always my cup of tea, but now that is not an option. For anyone struggling or just starting out, you are in luck today, I have the best easiest houseplants for you to grow.

The plants on the list above are super easy to grow, I have many of them in my apartment right now. You might be surprised your options are so many, that is why this was included since many people lack the knowledge of just how many of them there really are.

Houseplant Shopping Guide

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Best Houseplant Books for Beginners

In this paragraph, we are going to learn the better houseplant books for beginners. This will help you get started by knowing which ones are your best choices, which will be a great time-saver.

Beginner gardeners, you now have a nice variety of books written for you. Books are such an inexpensive investment to learn just about anything, if you happen to have any to mention, please share them in my comments for us all to know.

Advanced Gardener Books

For those of you who are more experienced, we have some books written to expand your skills as well. Love to hear any tips you might have to share, we can all be more successful in everything we do by learning from one another.

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Gardening Audiobooks

Another way to learn is from audiobooks, you can sit in your favorite comfy chair and learn from them. We are going to get some ideas of what is in this format as well, below are a few which I have found for you on Google.

By now you can tell Gizmo is big into books, I acquired many of my skills in my hobbies simply by shopping for books. That was before the internet was around, now many of you get your information from websites like this one.

Gardening Resources

Since resources are important to me, we are going to find out what are some of the best ones that are absolutely free. Anything that I am able to find that costs you nothing is worth sharing in my guides, now let us see how many of these appeal to you.

Free Catalogs

How many of these are brand new to you, even I must admit there are a few that are new to me. Do you have any garden catalogs that are free and not on the list, we would love to hear from you if you wish to share them.

Houseplant Gardening Experts

Would you enjoy watching some videos for free, we have just that from another friend of mine, YouTube. You can never go wrong with tips from experts in anything you wish to know more about, so this is yet another free way for us to gain the skills that we need.

The videos above sounded extremely interesting and helpful, so that is the reason I choose to include them in this guide. Many of your questions might be answered simply by watching these videos, and possibly you will learn more about being more successful in growing houseplants.

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