Here's Why You Can't Keep Your Plants Alive

Is there anything better than heading to your local nursery on the weekend, picking up some happy plants, and then finding their perfect home in your space? It’s pretty much the best. But that simple, undeniable joy makes their inevitable wilting and eventual downfall all the more heartbreaking. Yep, another plant bites the dust. There goes that ficus, too. So what’s to blame for your big bad black thumb? We spoke with horticulture expert and owner of one of Los Angeles’s top nurseries, Mickey of Mickey Hargitay Plants, to get the scoop and help you keep your plants thriving. Read on!