Plant profile: how to care for…Syngoniums

syngonium

Syngoniums are, in my opinion, criminally underrated in the house plant world. They’re one of my favourites. There are so many cool types, and they’re super easy to care for. I’ll post pictures of my collection at the bottom. You may have them referred to as Arrowhead vines, but I call them Syngoniums because I …

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Plant profile: how to care for…Sansevieria

snake plant

So, from my research, I can conclude that Sansevieria no longer exist. Well. They’ve done some molecular phylogenetic studies and, as it turns out, sansevieria are molecularly related to dracaena, so now they’re all dracaena. I’m still writing this post. You know what I mean by Sansevieria. There’s a picture of one at the top …

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Plant profile: how to care for…Dieffenbachia

photo of dieffenbachia leaves

If you’ve been hanging around this website for a while, you’ll know about my *dismal* track record with Dieffenbachia. I had one, it yellowed, dropped all its leaves, got mealybugs, and died. To this day, I have no idea what happened. The only thing I can think is that it had root rot when I …

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Plant Profile: how to care for…air plants

hanging air plants

I don’t have any air plants, but I do have google, so what does it really matter? I do want some, it’s just I’m not quite sure where I’d put them. every flat surface of my house is filled with plants, and I’m worried I’d forget about them. Ok, you don’t care about that. Let’s …

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Plant profile: how to care for…anthuriums

anthurium clarinervium

House plant bloggers that can’t be arsed to take their own photographs: search for ‘anthuriums’ on Unsplash. There are so many good photos of house plants available that don’t come up when you just put in ‘house plants’ or ‘indoor plants’. You’re welcome. Also, if anyone has any idea why I have two different pest …

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