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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
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
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Everything about repotting a spider plant

Everything about repotting a spider plant

When you have spider plants, you'll need to repot them quite frequently compared to other plants. It's complicated, but there are a few good things to know before you do this. In this guide, we'll go over everything you should be mindful of before and during the repotting process.

Posted on: May 29th, 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
How to care for an Alocasia Zebrina

How to care for an Alocasia Zebrina

The Alocasia Zebrina is a beautiful plant, but it's not very easy to take care of. In this guide, we'll go over the basics: Light requirements, watering needs, fertilizer, soil, and more. All these tips are written to make it easier for you to take care of your Alocasia Zebrina, even if you're a beginner.

Posted on: May 4th, 2019
How to care for a spider plant

How to care for a spider plant

The spider plant is probably one of the easiest plants to take care of. In this post, we'll go over everything you need to know to take care of the spider plant and a few things you need to be mindful of when you're taking care of one of these plants. They're great for beginners and will show you great results very quickly.

Posted on: April 28th, 2019