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How to care for a Calathea Ornata

How to care for a Calathea Ornata

In this guide I'm taking you through the steps on how to care for a Calathea Ornata. Calatheas can be fussy plants, but once you apply these guidelines, it should get much easier.

Posted on: December 13th, 2019
How to care for a fittonia (nerve plant)

How to care for a fittonia (nerve plant)

Find out how to care for a fittonia. They're not always the easiest plants, but with this simple trick you'll be able to take care of them very easily.

Posted on: December 6th, 2019
How to care for a Dracaena

How to care for a Dracaena

In this guide I explain how to care for a plant in the Dracaena family. It's quite an easy plant to take care of, but it has some things you should know before getting one for yourself.

Posted on: November 29th, 2019
The five easiest houseplants for beginners

The five easiest houseplants for beginners

In this post you'll find out what I think the easiest houseplants are for beginners. I've taken care of these plants myself and think anyone, no matter the level of experience, will be able to take care of them.

Posted on: June 26th, 2019
How do I properly water my plants?

How do I properly water my plants?

Find out how you can make sure you're watering your plants properly. This post gives advice about how to water your plants, but also how soil can help keep your plant properly hydrated.

Posted on: June 20th, 2019
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How to repot an Alocasia Zebrina

How to repot an Alocasia Zebrina

Find out how you can repot an Alocasia Zebrina if you have multiple plants in the same pot, but want to separate them. This posts explains how, step by step.

Posted on: June 12th, 2019
10 ways to raise the humidity in your house

10 ways to raise the humidity in your house

Many tropical plants need a lot of humidity to be able to thrive. In this guide I'll explain 10 ways to raise the humidity in your house to help your plants.

Posted on: June 5th, 2019
How to propagate a spider plant

How to propagate a spider plant

Propagation is very simple with the spider plant. Find out how it's done in this post. The reward for taking good care of your spider plant is new plants, how amazing is that?

Posted on: May 22nd, 2019
How to care for Sansevierias

How to care for Sansevierias

One of the easiest types of plant for beginners is a plant in the Sansevieria family. They require very little attention, they purify the air in your house and they look amazing.

Posted on: May 15th, 2019