Plant Care

monstera propagating in water

How to Propagate Plant Cuttings In Water

I’m a huge lover of propagating plants because it combines my two passions: house plants and free shit. I never …
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It Doesn’t Matter Whether You Top Or Bottom Water Houseplants (There Are Pros And Cons to Both)

Now, before we start, I don’t want anyone going home from this blog post (as it were) and thinking they’ve …
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You Can Keep Plants In The Bathroom (But It’s Not Always A Good Idea)

Bathrooms can be cold, stark places, and what better (and cheaper) way to brighten up yours than with a plant? …
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Houseplants Can’t Survive In The Dark (At Least Not For Long)

Honestly? HONESTLY? No. I’m sure a ZZ plant would try super super hard to survive in, say, a bathroom with …
monstera leaf

This Is Why Your Houseplant Is Dropping Leaves (And What to Do About It)

Ok, first off, let’s stop you panicking. Your plant has lost a leaf. Or several leaves. This does NOT (necessarily) …
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How to Get Houseplants to Bloom

The best way to ensure your house plants will bloom is to care for them well. BUT ALSO DON’T MOVE …
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11 Reasons Your Houseplant Has Brown Leaf Tips

Brown tips on house plants can be a bit unsightly, but they’re not usually a sign that there’s something drastically …

40 Gift Ideas For Houseplant Lovers: What We Wish You’d Buy Us

Buying presents is hard. Especially for dads. ESPECIALLY if your dad (like mine) doesn’t like sports, beer, or stuff. Any …

This Is How Often You Should Water Houseplants

I wish I could tell you that you could set yourself a reminder and water all your plants weekly. Unfortunately, …

Houseplants Don’t Cause Damp (But They Certainly Don’t Prevent It)

House plants CAN cause damp, but as long as you’re careful not to overwater them, then you should be fine …
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These Houseplants Grow Quickest In The UK

How fast plants grow has a lot more to do with the conditions you provide for them rather than your …
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Stop Putting Rocks In The Bottom Of Houseplants (They Don’t Aid Drainage At All)

In general, it’s not necessary to put rocks in the bottom of plant pots. One rock to cover the drainage …
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Your Plant Pot Need Drainage Holes (Rocks Are Not An Alternative!)

If you’ve got any idea about houseplants at all, you’ll know that the number two killer of houseplants is overwatering …

How Many Houseplants Is Too Many?

What I’ve noticed about keeping houseplants as a hobby is that it escalates fast. I went from having a few …
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This Is How to Stop Overwatering Houseplants

The easiest way to stop overwatering plants is to only water them when their substrate is dry. This isn’t great …
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This Is Why Houseplants Are So Expensive?

As hobbies/lifestyles/collections go, houseplants can occupy whatever price bracket you wish. If you’re in this thing long term, buy yourself …
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Why Houseplants Attract Gnats/Flies (And How to Get Rid Of Them)

Ah, fungus gnats, the bane of all houseplant owners, (and my boyfriend, who’s plagued by them, and is pretty uninterested …
spider plant on a desk

Here’s How Long Spider Plants Live (And How To Help Them Live As Long As Possible)

What’s the point of doing all your research and learning how to take care of your spider plants if they’re …