Which Indoor Plants Can Tolerate Direct Sunlight?

As house plant caregivers, we get a bit…stuck on bright, indirect light. We’re bloody obsessed with the stuff, believing that if we can find ourselves enough bright, indirect light, all our plants will thrive. Aaand…it’s kinda true. I mean SURE, they’ll still need water and humidity, but if you give a plant enough light, that’ll …

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The Ultimate Guide to Using LECA for House Plants

It’s taken a while for this guide to put together. Not the article itself (I mean, it could take a while. I haven’t written it yet. This is only sentence three), but actually learning enough about LECA to produce content that’s actually useful. A lot of LECA content out there is a bit overwhelming. I …

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How to Keep Cats Out of House Plants

I’m firmly in the ‘keep plants out of reach of pets’ club especially if your plant is toxic and could potentially harm your pet BUT I get that that isn’t always particularly useful advice. So many of us live in studio/open plan homes now, so it’s not always as easy as shutting the door on …

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Is Monstera adansonii Rare?

Monstera adansonii are one of those plants that can STILL command ridiculously high prices, because people consider it to be rare. Monstera adansonii is NOT rare. They sell them in my local supermarket (Tesco, fellow Brits). So don’t spend a fortune on one. If you can’t find a cheap one near you, order a cheap …

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How Long Does It Take to Propagate Plants?

There isn’t an answer I can give you. Plants refuse to work that way. I did a whole article on propagating Rhapidophora tetrasperma because I couldn’t get them to root using conventional methods. I write the article because the chances that I’m the only person in the whole world that can’t get them to root …

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