How I Identify My House Plants

Identifying house plants is not an easy task. There are A LOT of them. And not only that, but a lot of them look verrry similar. You’d think it’d be as easy as 1. buy a plant, 2. look at the label of said plant. But that’s absolutely not the case. And whilst I’ve bought … Read more

Which House Plants Like Leca?

THEORETICALLY there’s no reason that all plants couldn’t be kept in leca. But of course, anything house plant-related is rarely that straight forward… Can you put succulents and cacti in leca? Before I learned how growing plants in a semi-hydroponic system worked, I assumed that you couldn’t grow succulents that way. They’d rot, surely? Buuuut, … Read more

Does Leca Prevent Pests?

No, but it can basically eliminate some, and make others easier to manage. The main reason I started researching switching to a semi-hydroponic system was the thrips on my Thai Constellation. I’m a naturally frugal person that gets stressed and overwhelmed easily, so I couldn’t let my nearly £100 plant die. I KNOW that a … Read more