Home Plant guides

Plant guides

Plant care for Beginners is here to help you keep your plants healthy and thriving! You don't have to be born with a green thumb to be able to give your plants what they need. These free guides will tell you everything you need to know to keep your plants healthy.

Can't find the guide you need? Why not request a plant guide or consider donating a plant so we can write the guide you're looking for!

You're currently searching for: water

How to rescue a plant from overwatering

How to rescue a plant from overwatering

Overwatering is the most common cause of death for house plants. But overwatering your plant doesn't have to mean it's a lost cause. There are several ways to help your plant recover from overwatering. In this guide, we'll go over what you can do when you've overwatered your plant.

Posted on: October 17th, 2020
How to care for houseplants in the winter

How to care for houseplants in the winter

Houseplants, like people, behave differently based on the time of year. But how do you give your plants the best care during this time of year? In this guide, we'll go over everything you should know about plant care in the winter.

Posted on: October 10th, 2020
How to care for a Dieffenbachia

How to care for a Dieffenbachia

The Dieffenbachia is a surprising plant that thrives when it's left alone. It's a forgiving plant, which makes it great for beginners. In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know to give these beautiful plants the care they need.

Posted on: October 3rd, 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
Sanseveiras on Leca

Stay up-to-date

Never miss a plant guide by signing up for my mailing list.

Enter an e-mail address
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 clean your pots for use with Leca

How to clean your pots for use with Leca

When you're planting your plants in Leca, you'll need to clean your pots thoroughly. Cleaning your pots help you to avoid problems down the line. In this short guide, we're going to look at how to best clean your pots for use with Leca.

Posted on: September 5th, 2020
How to prepare Leca for first use

How to prepare Leca for first use

Cleaning Leca before you're using it for the first time is very important to keep your plants healthy. In this short guide, we're going over how you can do this and make your Leca ready to be used with your plants

Posted on: August 29th, 2020
How to care for a Begonia Maculata (Polka dot plant)

How to care for a Begonia Maculata (Polka dot plant)

The Begonia Maculata is surprisingly easy to take care of. In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know to be able to properly take care of a Begonia (Maculata) and help it thrive.

Posted on: August 9th, 2020
How to care for a Philodendron

How to care for a Philodendron

Philodendrons are beautiful plants that grow vines with heart-shaped leaves. In this guide, we'll go over how you can take care of a Philodendron plant yourself and help it to grow and thrive.

Posted on: August 1st, 2020