Are Monstera Easy To Care For?

I think Monstera are one of the easiest plants to care for, and that was the driving force behind their popularity. Seriously, if someone could come up with a dwarf variety, they’d be laughing all the way to the bank. I did a bit of independent research (pause for applause) for this article on Monstera …

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How to Fertilise Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera deliciosa care is pretty straightforward, and feeding them is no different. A general house plant fertiliser, watered into the soil every six weeks will be fine. The secret formula to growing huge Monstera doesn’t really depend much on a great fertilising schedule. If you want big, fenestrated leaves, then you need a lot of …

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Why Does My Soil Dry Out So Quickly?

One of the most important things to learn when you’re first starting out with house plant care is figuring out what kind of plant caregiver you are. Over watering is usually cited as being the most common cause of house plant death, but it’s not an issue for me, because I’m a plant neglecter. It’s …

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10 house plants that are NOT suitable for beginners

Good morning, kids, happy Monday! This is not intended to be a ‘BEGINNERS, NEVER EVER EVER BUY THESE PLANTS, BECAUSE YOU WILL KILL THEM’ type post. Rather, it’s a ‘these plants can be a bit tricky, so maybe try something else’. I have a post on easy care house plants here that are a bit …

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does neem oil work on house plants?

I think neem oil does work, and I don’t care if you think that I’m deluded. Pest control is a bit of a contentious issue in house plant circles because what works for some people doesn’t for others. A couple of years ago, neem oil was what we all used. There wasn’t really much else …

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