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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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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Forget Gift Guides; Get Your Planty Friends One Of These

I’ve been into houseplants for over six years and it was only a couple of months ago that I discovered this LITERALLY LIFECHANGING houseplant tool. Get one for your friends. It doesn’t even matter if they already have one – I could actually do with having three. The only problem you’ll encounter is that it’ll …

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Here’s How Long Monstera Deliciosa Can Go Without Water

Monstera deliciosa can go two months without water without suffering any long-term damage. A Monstera that hasn’t been watered for six months (or even longer) will lose leaves but will still be able to be revived. That being said, there are a lot of factors that affect how long a Monstera deliciosa can go without …

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How to Tell If Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Needs Water

Fiddle leaf figs are notoriously difficult to keep healthy because they’re not very good at telling us what they want. One of the biggest mistakes I see new plant people making is looking for signs on the plant that it needs something. In general, by the time a plant is showing you that it’s thirsty, …

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