Research is one of the most important aspects of adequate plant care. Knowing what to do and when to do it are everything.

With the right information you will be able to tackle any gardening challenge that may come your way.

Below are links to the sections contained in Plant Information.

There is a quick link list for reference purposes related to plants and plant care.

There are also a collection of plant anatomy diagrams that you can use when caring for your plants and a handy guide to understanding soil pH. 

Plant Care Links

Some common and some not so common information about plants. Links about plants, plant care and gardening can be found here. (Contains content outside of plant-first-aid.com)

Plant Anatomy Information

Simple plant anatomy diagrams to help you better understand the part of your plants. Can use for quick reference when dealing with plant issues or for further research.

Understanding Soil pH

This page on soil pH explains what pH is, how it is measured and what you can to raise and lower it. Soil pH levels can dramatically affect the growth of a plant.


Many of today's most common problems can be avoided with a few simple guide lines you can follow when purchasing a new plant for your home or garden.

  • Take care when purchasing potting soil or compost, many insects and plant diseases can be hidden in them.
  • Also inspect new plants themselves, if they show signs of infection or infestation leave them be. The rest of your collection will thank you.
  • Keep your house plants and gardens free of dead leaves and debris which can be a breeding ground for fungi and insects.
  • Careful placement of both indoor and outdoors plants is essential to be sure the plants are receiving enough light and to be sure that they are not placed in drafts or hot spots inside your home.