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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Watering Requirements For Hoya

There’s quite a lot of confusion about how often to water Hoya. There are two camps: one that rarely water, and the other that waters frequently. In my opinion, Hoya do best if they’re kept in very airy soil and water frequently BUT they do totally fine in denser soil if left to dry out …

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Here’s How to Use Self-Watering Wick Cord

Self-watering wick cord is a great way to cheat self-watering pots. You can put a reservoir in the bottom of the cache pot, and allow the cord to wick water into the soil gradually. The soil stays pretty consistently moist, but without being so wet that you end up suffocating your plant’s roots. I have …

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