Are Self-Watering Plant Pots Good For House Plants?

Self-watering plant pots can be AMAZING. Unfortunately, the name ‘self-watering plant pot’ is a bit of a misnomer. They don’t simply water themselves. IMAGINE. I’d have a thousand plants, and they’ll all be healthy. Bliss. But no. The pots don’t wander over to the sink and fill themselves. It’s one of those things that sounds …

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Do I Need A Moisture Meter For Plants?

Moisture metres are a pretty divisive tool in the house plant community and for good reason. They’re one of those things that would be genuinely life-changing (in terms of plant care at least) if they actually worked as they claim to but they, er, don’t. This is why a lot of people hate them. And …

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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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Why Do House Plants Die When They’re Waterlogged?

This is an extremely valid question that I don’t see being answered anywhere other than Facebook groups, so let’s sort it out. When one first starts getting into house plant collecting, one of the first things we learn I that overwatering is far and away the best way to kill your plant within a month. …

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Can You Water House Plants With Aquarium Water?

Yes, definitely. I’d go as far as to say that aquarium water is superior to rain, distilled, filtered, and tap waters. There are pros and cons for each, but overall, aquarium water has the most going for it. What are the benefits of watering your house plants with fish tank water? 1 – Convenience This …

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