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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
How to care for a Ficus Elastica (Rubber Tree)

How to care for a Ficus Elastica (Rubber Tree)

With its large, almost water-colored, leaves, the Ficus Elastica (also know as the Rubber Plant or Tree) is a plant you can't miss. In this plant care guide, we're going to look at how you can keep your Ficus Elastica happy and healthy.

Posted on: June 26th, 2021
How to care for an Aloe Vera

How to care for an Aloe Vera

The Aloe Vera is a beautiful succulent-like cactus that has many health benefits besides being a great beginner-friendly houseplant. In this plant care guide, we're going to discover how you can help your Aloe Vera grow and stay healthy.

Posted on: June 13th, 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 retain more water?

How to make your soil retain more water?

Moisture-loving plants thrive in soil that's moist most of the time. But how do you make sure your soil is moist without attracting pests or overwatering your plant? In this plant care guide, we're going to look at several ways you can improve the water retention of your soil to help your plants thrive.

Posted on: May 2nd, 2021
How to care for a Maranta Leuconora (Prayer plant)

How to care for a Maranta Leuconora (Prayer plant)

The Maranta Leuconora, also known as the Prayer plant, is a tropical plant that's closely related to a Calathea. In this plant care guide, we're going to look at how you can best take care of this beautiful, yet easy to care for houseplant.

Posted on: April 17th, 2021
How to care for a Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

How to care for a Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

The Bird of Paradise is one of the most well-known tropical houseplants. Surprisingly, it's quite easy to take care of this plant. In this plant care guide, we're going to find out how you can best take care of this beautiful and fast-growing tropical houseplant.

Posted on: April 10th, 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
What is wrong with my plant? 10 common problems explained!

What is wrong with my plant? 10 common problems explained!

Your plant can be a mystery at times. One day it's doing well and the next it's struggling. If you've experienced this before you know that finding out what's wrong is not easy. The symptoms your plant is showing can mean a lot of different things. It's difficult to deal with this. Luckily there is a way out!

Posted on: February 7th, 2021
How to take care of a Parlor Palm

How to take care of a Parlor Palm

A Palm, and the Parlor Palm especially, is a great first plant to start your plant collection. They're plants that are great for those darker places in your house where not a lot of other plants can grow. Palms are low-maintainance plants and they're also quite forgiving plants. In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know to take care of your Parlor Palm.

Posted on: December 27th, 2020
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