How to Care For Schefflera

I don’t think that there’s enough Schefflera love. They’re one of those OG, grandma-type house plants that haven’t really piqued the interest of the cool house plant gang. Luckily, I have never been cool (I had a briefcase when I was a kid. A briefcase.), so I’m happy to throw my money (all £3 of …

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How to Revive a Dying Rubber Plant

Rubber plants are one of those common, easy-care plants that I just couldn’t seem to convince to grow. I’m there now – both my regular burgundy and my variegated rubber plants have produced a plethora of gorgeous new growth this year, despite both having VERY rocky winters. So I feel like I’m qualified to talk …

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How to Revive A Jade Plant

I have PROOF, actual PROOF that you can bring back all but the saddest cases of dying Jade Plants, using one thing, and one thing only: light. Here’s my proof, a photo taken in September of 2020: This Jade Plant was riddled with spider mites, and thrips, and was, in general, not having a good …

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How to Revive A Dying Orchid

I was planning on writing this mostly with the help of Google, but as I was making a list of all the ailments that can befall orchids, I realised that my one, solitary orchid has been through, er, almost all of these things. For years, I just left him be, until he got some kind …

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Propagating House Plant Cuttings In The Aerogarden

I originally bought my Aerogarden for a couple of reasons: 1 – It’s relevant to this website and I thought it’d be cool 2 – The idea of being able to make pesto whenever I wanted was enchanting Aerogardens are expensive, and certainly take a long time to earn their keep, but if you’re interested …

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