How to Avoid A Perched Water Table (And Why You Need to)

A perched water table is one of those things that made me go ‘oooooohhhh’ when I first got into house plant care. If you have drainage holes in your plant pot, and use a decent, chunky soil mix, you don’t need to read this. But if you’re new to plant care and aren’t sure why …

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How to Dechlorinate Water For Houseplants

Chlorine isn’t always that big of a deal. Where I live, the tap water is pretty good. Scottish water is even better. Though I try to use aquarium water for my Calathea, the occasional bit of tap water doesn’t negatively affect them. If you’re not sure how good your tap water is, you can get …

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How to Use Hydrogen Peroxide On Houseplants

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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