Sago palms may be pretty plants to add to your home but be warned, they pack a deadly punch if your dogs get into them.
If you’d like to fill your home with beautiful plants, you can buy them, like a sucker. Or you can remove a leaf or two from a plant you come across somewhere—one that won’t be missed—and coax it to grow into a full plant of your own.
We’ve all heard the advice to put gravel in the bottom of a plant pot, and some of us may even have done it. But gravel doesn’t improve drainage in any meaningful way, and you’re probably better off without it.