Plant species

This Is How Much Light Pothos Actually Need

I feel like I’m on the same crusade for Pothos as I was for snake plants. Both are frequently touted …

How to Grow A Fenestrated Pothos

One of the rights of passage that a houseplant newbie MUST go through when visiting Hawaii or Florida or similar …

Here’s Why Your Pothos Leaves Are Turning Transparent

I’m not gonna lie, this really freaked me out when I first saw this, because my Pothos leaves were literally …

The Planet Houseplant Guide to Growing Hoya In LECA

I currently don’t have any Hoya in leca, because I’ve either consolidated them in with my soil Hoya or I’ve …

This Is What You Do With Hoya Runners

It’s June, and we’re well into Hoya runner season. If your Hoya are all looking suuuper leggy at the moment, …

Hoya Are Epiphytes – Here’s What That Means

Yes, Hoya are epiphytes BUT they grow in a slightly different way to other epiphytes, like orchids and aroids. It’s …

11 Reasons Your Monstera Deliciosa is Droopy (And How to Perk It Up)

There are four main reasons that your Monstera deliciosa might be drooping: There’s an issue with its environment – often …

Here’s How Long Monstera Deliciosa Can Go Without Water

Monstera deliciosa can go two months without water without suffering any long-term damage. A Monstera that hasn’t been watered for …

Staking Monstera Deliciosa For Beginners

Staking Monstera deliciosa is a contentious issue in the houseplant community. There are several options and they all have pros …

How to Care For Philodendron Brasil

Philodendron brasil are a great option for houseplant beginners. They’re cheap, easy to care for, a little bit different to …

How to Care For Philodendron Gloriosum

I bought my Philodendron Gloriosum as a baby and I love it. It’s grown reasonably quickly for a plant known …
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This Is Why Philodendron Leaves Get Stuck (And How to Help Them Out)

This is such a common question, and I promise, it’s nothing to worry about. Get your paws off that new …

How to Care For Rhaphidophora Decursiva

Rhaphidophora decursiva are a species of aroid in the Rhaphidophora genus. They’re native to tropical forests in China, India, and …

How to Propagate Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma in Water

Propagating Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma is as simple as propagating a Pothos, but somehow not as easy. Their propensity towards root rot …

Mini Monstera Problems: Here’s Wrong With Your Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma

Rhaphidophora tetrasperma are a really popular plant because they’re like a, er, mini Monstera – a great option if you …

How to Care For Syngonium (Arrowhead Vine)

Syngoniums are awesome houseplants. They’re cheap, easy to look after, and they come in a wide range of shapes and …

Beginner’s Guide to Syngonium (Arrowhead Vines)

Syngonium are an awesome plant for houseplant beginners. They’re pretty, cheap, widely avaible, and easy to care for. This article …

6 Ways to Make A Bushy Syngonium

Syngoniums aren’t naturally bushy BUT it’s pretty easy to make them look bushy. In the wild, Syngoniums grow on one …
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How to Care For Amydrium Medium Silver

If you’re after a Monstera-esque plant that’s a bit smaller, with bigger fenestrations, and that’s silver then I have the …
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Prayer Plant/Maranta Care Guide

In the interests of staying relevant, I used ChatGPT to write the introduction to this article. Not a fan. It’s …

Stromanthe Care Guide

I love a Stromanthe – they’re beautiful, unique and usually pretty well priced. They’re also a great gateway plant for …

How to Grow Fittonia In Water

Ah, Fittonia. It’s incredible that one tiny plant can be such a massive diva. If you’re but a MINUTE late …

How to Care For Peace Lilies

Peace lilies have a bit of a reputation for being hard to care for, but I’ve found them quite easy …
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How to Care For Maidenhair Ferns

Everyone loves maidenhair fern. They were the It Plant a couple of years ago – I remember because I fell …