Why Use LECA? 9 Benefits Of Growing House Plants In Semi-hydro

Leca is environmentally friendly Growing plants in semi-hydroponics saves water Semi-hydro is easier to schedule Leca is less messy than soil Fungus gnats can’t thrive in leca Fertilising is more effective You can more accurately control pH You can keep plants in smaller pots It can be cheaper than soil Growing plants in semi-hydro/Leca isn’t …

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House Plants That Will Flower In the UK

There are LOADS of house plants that will bloom in the UK, including: Orchids Peace lilies Christmas Cactus Hoya Begonia Cyclamen Amaryllis African Violet Poinsettia Clivia Anthurium Aglaonema Peperomia Alocasia Most plants bloom. It’s how they make baby plants. But whilst some flower seemingly for the hell of it, or seasonally, or because it’s the …

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How to organise your house plant fertilising schedule

There is no one universal way to care for house plants. There are so many variations between the conditions in our homes, the quality of the plant, and er, luck. This post is how to organise your fertilisation schedule according to how lazy you are. If you want to learn about the actual mechanics of …

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Are Monstera Deliciosa Poisonous?

Ok, today I learned that cats and dogs can be poisonous to different things. I always kind of assumed that they were similar in terms of toxicity resistance, but clearly not. If you can’t find information on a plant’s toxicity, let’s err on the side of caution, and not buy it, if you worry your …

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Why do plants make me so happy?

girl laughing and plant

I haven’t always been this way. House plants used to be a major source of anxiety for me because I didn’t know how to keep them alive, they collected dust, and they looked so untidy. They were clutter, and I’m messy enough without adding literal dirt into the mix. And then I watched the Jenna …

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