Corking: Here’s Why Your Monstera Stem’s Brown

Corking is one of those topics on which there is precious little information. Like some weird secret plant people keep and we’ll only let you in on it when you’re CONVINCED your plant has got some kind of hideous disease or super strong scale. Corking is a way a plant can strengthen its stem. It …

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These Houseplants Love to Stay Moist – Perfect For Overwaterers

I’m gonna guess that you’re here because you’re a serial overwaterer. That’s ok, but it’s also not something you can continue to do without killing plants. I’m going to give you a list of plants that like to stay moist BUT it’s important to know that NO plant will survive consistent overwatering, not because they …

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Fittonia Leaves Falling Off? Here’s Why

Fittonia are one of those plants that I love but never, ever recommend. Many of them are fine, and they’re generally easy to care for, but my GOD they’re fussy about humidity and they’re incredibly good at playing dead. If you’re five minutes late with the water, they collapse and look unrevivable. There’s a tonne …

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