What Can I Use Instead of A Moss Pole?

Whilst writing the article on how to make a moss pole I realised just how much a pain in the bum they are. They don’t even look that good. And whilst they’re not expensive, they’re very much a one-trick pony, and you may have something laid around that will do just as good a job …

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How To Make A Moss Pole

Moss poles are one of those many, many things in plant care that non-plant people will never have even considered (like thrips, or washing a leaf with mayonnaise). Unless I was just blissfully ignoring all the moss poles in my life prior to that point. I’m actually trying to move away from using moss poles. …

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Easy-Care House Plants i can’t Grow

I’m not a great fan of categorising plants into hard or easy care. How well a plant does in your home largely depends on the conditions – the light, humidity, and temperature will have as much of an effect on how well a plant does as the care you provide it will. (Obvs you still …

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A Drastic Trick to Get Rid Of House Plant Pests

Cut all the leaves off the plant. This is very much a drastic way to get rid of pests, but it does work. Not, I should note, with all plants. It won’t do anything for fungus gnats, but it should remove, if not all, then a good 95% of spider mites, thrips, and mealybugs. This …

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How to Get Rid Of Water Marks On Plant Leaves

There isn’t a sure-fire way to get watermarks on leaves. Sorry. Tbh, I’m more likely than not to just…leave them, because they’re not hurting anyone, and getting rid of them can do more harm than good. But if you do want your leaves to look pristine, there are some things to can try. By the …

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