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Growing your houseplants with Smart Gravel

Growing your houseplants with Smart Gravel

Semi-hydroponics helps to grow your plants without too much risk of pests or overwatering. Leca is the most well-known growing medium, but there is one that's much easier to use: Smart Gravel. In this plant care guide, we're going to discover what Smart Gravel is and how you can use it to grow your plants.

Posted on: July 10th, 2021
What is Vermiculite and how can you use it with houseplants?

What is Vermiculite and how can you use it with houseplants?

Vermiculite is a soil-less growing-medium that's perfect to use when propagating your plants or to help your soil retain more moisture. It helps to make your soil a great place to grow new roots and grow more quickly. In this guide we're going to look at what Vermiculite is and how you can use it with your houseplants.

Posted on: June 6th, 2021
How to make your soil drain water quickly?

How to make your soil drain water quickly?

In this plant care guide we're going to look at ways to improve the drainage in your soil. Good drainage is very important to most house plants, but especially so for plants that love dry soil.

Posted on: February 20th, 2021
Which plants can you grow in Leca?

Which plants can you grow in Leca?

Leca is a very versatile growing medium for your houseplants, but whether or not you can grow your favorite houseplant in Leca depends on a few things. In this post, we're going to find out which plants work well with Leca and which ones might not do too well with it.

Posted on: December 19th, 2020
How to grow a Begonia Maculata in Leca

How to grow a Begonia Maculata in Leca

A Begonia Maculata looks like a difficult plant to take care of. However, the it's an easy-going plant that's perfect for beginners. In this post, we'll go over how you convert a Begonia Maculata from soil to Leca.

Posted on: September 26th, 2020
How to grow a Calathea in Leca

How to grow a Calathea in Leca

Calatheas are notoriously tough plants to keep alive, because they require a lot of humidity, a level that's quite difficult to achieve if you live in a colder climate. But there is some light at the end of the tunnel: Leca.

Posted on: September 19th, 2020
How to water a plant in Leca

How to water a plant in Leca

Watering a plant in Leca is a little different than watering a plant in soil. In this short guide, we'll go over how you can properly water your plants in Leca and make sure they get the fertilizer and moisture they need to thrive.

Posted on: September 12th, 2020
How to grow a Monstera in Leca

How to grow a Monstera in Leca

In this guide, we'll go over the process of converting a Monstera Deliciosa planted in soil to planting it in Leca. This process is very similar for any Monstera, so if you don't have a Monstera Deliciosa you can still follow along with the steps.

Posted on: July 19th, 2020
The pros and cons of using Leca to grow your plants

The pros and cons of using Leca to grow your plants

Leca is an alternative way to grow your plants, not using any soil. It's a growing medium that's getting more attention recently and it this guide we go over the pros and cons of using Leca for your plants.

Posted on: June 20th, 2020
How to grow Sansevierias in Leca

How to grow Sansevierias in Leca

In this guide, we show you step by step how to prepare your pots, your plant, and your Leca. Then we'll show you how to plant it in Leca and how to water your plant from now on.

Posted on: June 14th, 2020
Sanseveiras on Leca

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