Where Does Root Rot Come From?

Root rot is a bit like pests – it does appear all by itself without any intervention but also…it won’t be able to get a decent foothold without us providing the conditions in which it can thrive. So whilst it isn’t our fault technically…it also kind of is. That being said some plants just love …

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Do Houseplants Make Sounds?

Science has been updated! It turns out that plants make noises when they’re stressed. It’s invisible to the human ear (if you know what I mean) so scientists had to create a soundproofed greenhouse in order to create the recording. They also tortured performed various experiments on plants to get them to make said noise. …

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Philodendron Pink Princess ARE Easy to Keep (And Pretty Cheap!)

Philodendron Pink Princess are EXTREMELY popular for two reasons: Philodendron Pink Princess have had a pretty weird rise to fame. They were developed in a lab hybridising (it’s rumoured) seven Philodendron species. They’re not ‘available’ (is that the right word?) in the wild, but one of the not-so-secret parents is a Philodendron erubescens. The history …

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What to Do When Your Alocasia Gets Too Big

This is a nice problem to have, because it proves that you’re looking after your Alocasia well, but it also sucks, because you can’t cut back Alocasia like you can vining plants. Can you cut back Alocasia? Yes. I know, I know, I just said that you can’t but let me explain. You can’t cut …

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