How Long Do Terrariums Last?

The terrariums that make the news and seem to capture our interest are those sealed ones that can last years without being watered. They are cool, I grant you, and not having to do any maintenance is appealing, but for me, it removes a few of the benefits of having terrariums (they’re awesome for rehabbing, …

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What’s the Difference Between Pothos And Philodendron?

Heartleaf Pothos and Philodendron are often mistaken for one another since a few of the varieties look quite interchangeable. I have a lemon lime Philodendron and a neon Pothos, and…I totally get why people get them mixed up. I can tell them apart easily, but when someone says ‘Philodendron have more heart-shaped leaves’ that’s actually …

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How to Care For Ficus Elastica (Rubber Plant)

Rubber trees are one of the house plant OGs. They’ve been cultivated for a VERY long time because they’re useful for making rubber (rumour has it they were used to make bouncy balls in 1400BC) though I’m not entirely sure how long we’ve been keeping them inside because they look cool. Rubber plants are fairly …

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How to Make A Terrarium

Terrariums are as hard or easy as you make them. The first tip I’m going to give is to NOT look up terrariums on Pinterest. They look beautiful but aren’t functional. A frighteningly large number of the pins show succulents in terrariums, and whilst it’s not impossible to keep, e.g. a jade plant in a …

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How to Propagate Monstera Deliciosa

There are three main ways to propagate Monstera deliciosa: In soil In water Airlayering There’s also wet stick propagation, which I’ll go through at the end. Buying wet sticks from places like Etsy is extremely common, but it’s not always straightforward to get them to grow, so I have a few tips for doing so. …

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