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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 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 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
How to pick the right pot for your succulent

How to pick the right pot for your succulent

Picking the right pot for your succulent could be difficult for beginners. In this guide, we go over things you need to keep in mind when picking out the perfect pot for your succulent to help it stay healthy and thrive.

Posted on: June 6th, 2020
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How to care for a Monstera

How to care for a Monstera

Monsteras are very recognizable plants with big and beautiful leaves. They can be tough to take care of if you live in a colder climate, but even then, you can be successful with these plants. In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know to help these plants thrive.

Posted on: May 31st, 2020
How to care for Crotons

How to care for Crotons

Crotons are beautiful plants that can be a colorful addition to any house. In this guide, we go over some things you need to know to properly take care of your Croton and at the end you'll have all the knowledge required to keep your plant happy.

Posted on: May 24th, 2020
How to propagate an Alocasia Zebrina

How to propagate an Alocasia Zebrina

Propagation is the easiest way to get more plants for free! In this guide, we'll go over a few steps you can take to to propagate an Alocasia Zebrina and to make it grow from a bulb to a fully-grown plant with a beautiful stem and big green leaf.

Posted on: May 3rd, 2020
How to care for a Calathea Ornata

How to care for a Calathea Ornata

In this guide, we're going over some tips on how to care for a Calathea Ornata. Calatheas can be fussy plants, but once you learn some of the tips and tricks from this post, your Calathea should be easier to care for.

Posted on: December 13th, 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