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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How to Propagate a ZZ plant

ZZ plants get a bit of an unfair rep for being hard to propagate. They’re lumped in with the slow coaches, like snake plants, that CAN be propagated, so long as you don’t mind waiting a cool half year for it to root. Let me tell you, that was NOT my experience. My boy rooted …

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Can You Grow Plants In Clear Pots?

If you’ve ever developed a sudden interest in orchids (me, currently), then you’ll be aware that many orchid aficionados recommend using clear pots to grow them in. So what about other plants? Are there benefits to using clear plastic or glass receptacles for other plants? Just quickly, I want to clear up why orchids are …

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