How to Propagate Sansevieria

Sansevieria are a cool propagation project. Not only are there a few ways to try BUT crucially for a plant hoarder such as myself, Sansevieria are quite happy to be snug in their pot, so you can pop the babies back in with their mother once it’s rooted, so you don’t end up with a …

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Fluval COB as Grow Light Review

This review is for all of the people that have aquarium lights hanging around, and want to know if they work on house plants. Fishkeeping is one of those hobbies that can result in having a lot of excess Stuff. Lights, heaters, filters, air stones…etc etc etc forever. And you can’t chuck it out, because …

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How often should You Water Plants In LECA?

One of the main advantages of using leca over soil is that you can look at the reservoir, see if it’s empty (or not) and water accordingly. Once the water in the reservoir is gone, add more. If there’s still some in leave it. BUT YOU DON’T HAVE TO WAIT TILL IT’S EMPTY. With plants …

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How to Recharge Potting Soil

There’s a big divide within the plant community between people that reuse potting soil and those that don’t. Now, it’s best practice to not reuse potting soil. It can harbour bugs and bacteria, and it does have a finite life span. So why reuse it? I reuse my house plant soil for two reasons: I …

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how to Use Activated charcoal for Plants

Charcoal is one of those things that’s kinda important, but also, it’s the first thing to go when I’m making potting mix but don’t want to spend too much money. It’s like the HR department of the soil world – you know, deep in your heart, that it’s important, but only if a problem arises. …

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