Do Foliar Sprays Work on House Plants?

I have to admit, I’ve ignored foliar sprays for the, uh, two years I’ve been into plants. I assumed they were a bit of a gimmick, like misting, or Pink Congos. My bad. It turns out that they can be a pretty easy way to get some extra nutrients into your plants, and let’s face …

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Using Perlite for House plants – FAQ

Perlite is one of those things you can go your whole life never knowing about…and then all of a sudden it’s a major part of your life. Perlite is quietly game-changing when it comes to house plant care. It can elevate your store-bought house plant soil into something that can make your plants happier and …

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Can You Use Epsom Salts on House Plants?

I need to start this by saying that I’ve never used Epsom salts on my plants, because, from the research I’ve done, they can do more harm than good, and the good they do isn’t exactly life-changing. The studies I read all largely came to the same conclusion: there might be some benefit to using …

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Hydrogen Peroxide & House Plants FAQ

Hydrogen peroxide was one of those ‘scary products that I avoided until, er, this year, because I didn’t want to burn myself/burn my house down/give myself a terrible dye job. It’s super handy to have around though. I don’t use it often (I think my boyfriend uses it more than me for mysterious aquarium-related purposes)but …

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How to Revive A Dying Palm

I don’t have any palm trees for two reasons. They bloody LOVE a bit of scale. Can’t get enough of them. And I hate scale. I’m a big fan of cutting plants right back if they look crap/get infested with bugs. You can’t do that with a lot of palms. I should probably get one, …

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