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Dried, Brown Leaves? You May Have a Sunburnt Aloe on Your Hands

GARD Pro Not RegisteredWhat happens when you lose track of how much time you’ve spent outside, forget to reapply that sunscreen or just overestimate your tolerance to sunlight? You burn. But this reaction to the sun is not unique to humans: if overexposed to light, plants can burn too. When an aloe gets too much […]

Aloe Plant Care

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Can An Aloe Plant Get Too Much Sun?

GARD Pro Not RegisteredWhy is your aloe sick? “Too much sun” is rarely the first diagnosis that comes to mind, am I right? We hardly ever think that too much light could be giving our aloe a problem, often overlooking it as a cause of sickness for a couple of different reasons: Can An Aloe […]


Let the Sun Shine! How Much Light Does My Aloe Really Need?

GARD Pro Not RegisteredLet’s get one thing straight: aloes are definitely not the vampires of the plant world. While some plants are hypersensitive to light, favoring dark, shaded places, the aloe prefers to soak up that sun! The more direct the sunlight, the better. Just like other succulents, aloes are used to the severe growing […]

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Don’t Forget Aloe Root Care!

GARD Pro Not RegisteredWhen I think of an aloe, I picture it’s long, thick green leaves and beautiful flowers. The last thing that crosses my mind? Its roots. Hidden beneath a pile of soil and a pot, an aloe’s roots often go unnoticed and under-appreciated. But aloe roots might just be the most important part […]

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Why, Oh Why Do Labels Warn About Ingesting Aloe Vera Gel?

GARD Pro Not RegisteredWe’ve all done it. Skipped over the directions on that social studies quiz back in high school. Bypassed the contract when signing up for new computer software. Ignored the instructions on how to put together new Ikea furniture. How important can reading the fine print really be, right? You might not have […]

Hair Care

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Soothe an Itchy Scalp with Cooling Aloe Vera!

GARD Pro Not RegisteredItch. Must…scratch….itch. Try as you might to resist the urge to scratch at your skin, wherever that bothersome itch might strike, more often than not you give in. And what’s more is that you know it’s bad for you, but you do it anyway! Scratching your skin may leave you with scars […]

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Grease Be Gone! Combine Lemon & Aloe Vera for Your Oily Scalp

GARD Pro Not RegisteredUgh. There it is again. That greasy hair. Even a ponytail can’t hide the oily mess! What’s a person to do? Well, no more pity-parties and definitely no more half-assed hair solutions –there will be no accepting defeat here! Greasy hair will not win! Calling all fellow greasy-hair sufferers: if you no […]