Pest profile: Spider mites

Our houseplants are our babies, so when something happens to them, it can be highly distressing to us. Probably one of the worst things to experience is having pests sap your plants of their vitality. They can be hard to manage, and if they aren’t eliminated in time, they could also infect the rest ofContinue reading “Pest profile: Spider mites”

How to propagate succulents

Everybody loves succulents. I mean, how could you not? They’re striking plants that come in every shape and size. They’re low maintenance and they really are the gift that keeps on giving. I don’t mean that figuratively. I mean they’re so prolific in their reproduction that they just keep producing more and more succulents. PropagatingContinue reading “How to propagate succulents”

Talking to your plants pt. I: Water and Moisture

When we think of crazy cat ladies, we tend to think of single, middle-aged ladies with frizzy, dishevelled hair, crooked glasses, and a perpetual hunch. They speak to their cats, and react to their meowing as if they can understand what the cats are saying. Some even meow back (Okay, I sometimes do this too).Continue reading “Talking to your plants pt. I: Water and Moisture”

Epipremnum Aureum (Golden Pothos)

Epipremnum Aureum is a vining aroid also known as Golden Pothos or Devil’s Ivy. It is extremely popular because of how quickly it grows, its ability to survive under most conditions, and its aesthetic appeal. It is a great house plant to gift to beginners, especially since it is so easy to propagate from cuttings.Continue reading “Epipremnum Aureum (Golden Pothos)”