Inoor Air Pollution Cleaner – Peace Lily
The term "Sick Building Syndrome" is defined as an "acute incidence of indoor air pollution that can occur in closed or poorly ventilated offices and residences". Many energy efficient homes meet that definition. Numerous studies conducted by the EPA and other orgainizations have found measurable levels in modern homes over 107 known cancer causing agents. The switch to energy efficient living and working environments and no longer opening the windows keeps us in contact with these VOC's (volitile organic compounds). The methods and products used in modern homes and offices today contain amounts of known ...
Spathiphyllum Allison – Peace Lily for Small Spaces!
As you can see from the picture this peace lily - Spathiphyllum 'Allison' shows off a pot full of well shaped dark green leaves and highlights the white sail blooms. More and more Peace Lillies are being developed for use as table top plants. I've often found that large plants take up way to much room. By combining a nice decorative pot or container it's easy to multiply the "show off" potential. Pest do show up on Spathiphyllum but control is easy, plus they double as a natural air cleaner...
Peace Lily with Mojo!
The Peace lily is a indoor house plant with 'Mojo' - but what is Mojo? According to the American Hertiage dictionary "mojo" is something with - A magic charm or spell. When it comes to house plants the Peace lilly or Spathiphyllum when in full bloom carries much as much charm as any indoor plant. This variety of peace lily called 'Mojo' comes from AgriStart. Complete with rich dark green leaves looking like satin.You can see the flowers stand straight up with blooms balanced about the foliage. One plus is that 'Mojo' is a real eye-catcher in small 6 & 8" pots ...
Peace Lily White Lighting
The popular "Peace Lily" is know for a variety of things: Lots of White Flowers Removing Toxins Indoors Dark Green Leaves Plants to fit a wide range of sizes Popular around the World Easy Care White or cream colored stems has never been one of the items on the list - until Now! Spathiphyllum "White Lightning" is one peace lily from Agri-Starts that features all of the above qualities but also shows off the "white leg" stems.
Natural Control of Spathiphyllum Plant Pest!
Pest unfortunately is a part of growing plants... everyone handles the problem differently. I prefer to use a basic safe, natural solutions to handle the pest problem! However, homeowners have few safe choices that work... Neem Oil a Safe, Natural Option! Neem oil comes from the pressed seed of the Azadiracta indica Juss tree... let's call it the neem tree for short. It's used as an: antispectic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, antifungal and been used for medicinal purposes and pest control for thousands of years. Is It Safe? Neem products are consumed by humans and used in medication. If fact, there are no ...
Flowers first appear when the plant is mature enough and consist of a large white spathe with a white or pale yellow spadix. Sometimes the spathes are green, an indication that they are modified leaves.
Flowers-Reward for Good Growing Conditions
The Peace Lily's shiny leaves with their prominent fish-bone pattern are quite attractive. Flowering will be more sparse in poor lighting, but it will still flowen even in a north-facing window.
Although Peace Lilies are ideal for dark corners, they’Il grow well in brighter light as long as they aren't subjected to hot direct sun.