How to Care For Monstera Adansonii

Monstera adansonii (sometimes called a swiss cheese vine) are one of those plants that can take a little while to settle in, and then they grow like crazy. I do find that they’re a little trickier to care for than Monstera deliciosa, but that’s not really saying much, since deliciosa are pretty tolerant of overwatering, …

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How to Care For Philodendron Golden dragon

I’ve done a general care guide for all philodendron here, which covers the basics. This article will go over that stuff briefly, but will be more specific to the ol’ golden dragon. My Philodendron golden dragon was one of the first rare house plants I got. Whilst P. golden dragon isn’t exactly rare, they’re not …

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How to Care For Peace Lilies

Peace lilies have a bit of a reputation for being hard to care for, but I’ve found them quite easy to look after. I mean, they’ve bloomed and everything. But, like most house plants with a rep, there are little tips and tricks that can dramatically improve your peace lily’s health. Where do peace lilies …

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Plant profile: how to care for…Christmas Cactus

christmas cactus

Ah, the Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) , the plant most beloved by little old ladies all over the world, probably because they’re the only ones that can make it actually bloom. The rest of us just watch them grow and shed blooms because we’ve angered it in some way. Quickfire Christmas Cactus care Light: bright, …

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Plant profile: how to care for…Peperomia

It’s time to learn about peperomia, also known as, bizarrely, the radiator plant. Fair enough. Light: bright, indirect – medium Humidity: 40 – 50% Temperature: 15C/60F – 26C/80F Watering: bottom water only when dry Fertilise: 20-20-20 every 2 weeks Potting medium: house plant potting mix + perlite Propagation: leaf cuttings, stem cuttings Pests: mealybugs, gnats, …

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