Is Monstera adansonii Rare?

Monstera adansonii are one of those plants that can STILL command ridiculously high prices, because people consider it to be rare. Monstera adansonii is NOT rare. They sell them in my local supermarket (Tesco, fellow Brits). So don’t spend a fortune on one. If you can’t find a cheap one near you, order a cheap …

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How Long Does It Take to Propagate Plants?

There isn’t an answer I can give you. Plants refuse to work that way. I did a whole article on propagating Rhapidophora tetrasperma because I couldn’t get them to root using conventional methods. I write the article because the chances that I’m the only person in the whole world that can’t get them to root …

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Can You Trim House Plant Roots?

Ooo if there was ever an area of house plant care that caused contention, it’s cutting plant roots. On one of Kaylee Ellen’s early videos, she used to be a regular ol’ root cutter, and the comments were full of aghast, angry people. I never used to be a root cutter, but now that I …

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Why I Don’t Buy Expensive Plants

This is not anti-expensive house plant rant. I love expensive house plants. A lot of people might think that spending three figures and up on a plant is a waste of money, but as long you can care for it, you can sell props and recoup your losses. So I’m not judging anyone. I’d hate …

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Why Are Variegated Plants So Expensive?

There’s a rite of passage that most new plant parents go through a few weeks after starting their collection: desperate desire to purchase a variegated version of each of these plants. Why? Well, it varies from person to person, but I just think they look cool. Some people like to have something a bit different, …

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