My Latest Magical Plant...!!
July 25, 2008 3:01am CST
I bought a new plant today it is the magical and medicinal Aloe Vera..it is the latest addition to my balcony garden..it looks pretty good as well..i had been wanting this for a long time now..Aloe Vera is believed to have lots of medicinal value as well...i have lots of plants some of them i dont even know the names but i find them very pretty so i have it..can you name every plant of yours?.can you help me by giving me any tips in caring better for my Aloe Vera? which was the last plant you bought? was it gifted to you or did you buy it?
25 Jul 08
Hi Dear sure AloVera is Magical and medicinal plant and its fleshy plant is lovely looking tooo well we have lot of plants at home and sure i dont know their names i am not in buying of these things, either my father or elder brother do this. but i sure have aloe vera plant at home too Take care
• United States
25 Jul 08
Aloe Vera was plentiful in the Southwest U.S. where I lived the past 28 years. It's a wonderful plant--if you have a burn or scrape or sunburn just break off a piece of it and rub it on the hurt place. It will heal much faster than with any other treatment. Don't water it too much. It should be plump and look full of moisture and may even turn a little dark when it's healthy. Don't keep the soil moist, it needs to dry out between waterings. It's of the class called "Succulents", a desert plant, so if you overwater it, it will get sick and rot. Every couple of weeks might even be too much, depending on if you have a humid climate. Let the soil dry out completely between waterings, though!
27 Jul 08
Most of the plants that i grow are those that we bought. Some of them i get from neighbours and relatives who also grow plants.. I too have got aloevera in my garden. there are many varieties of aloevera. I have got one that can be eaten and it is of very good medicinal value.. The other one is for skin problems. it has slight white markings on it.. They dont need much of care as it is very hot climate here and it suits the plant very well.. The plant that i am most interested in now is my papaya tree which is loaded with fruits and not even one has ripened. THey are still dark green and i am left wondering as to when i will be able to eat them....
28 Jul 08
wow that is indeed great..you have so many varieties of aloevera i did not even know there existed so many kinds...i have small balcony garden so not too many big plants..i am on the first floor and i have a papaya tree coming right into my balcony and it is loaded with papaya i pluck them and distribute to my neighbors also..thank you for sharing so much info..have a nice day dear