Fixing 5 common leaf problems

In this blog post, we’ll be discussing how to fix 5 common leaf-related problems. Specifically, we’ll be addressing leaf curling, chlorosis, brown tips/edges, browning variegation, and yellowing. Note that the images in this post are not my own. They’re taken from the internet because I don’t have any plants which are currently presenting with theseContinue reading “Fixing 5 common leaf problems”

What you need to know before buying and using grow lights

I recently started using grow lights because of changes in my furniture which resulted in some plants being blocked from the sunlight. They’ve been very convenient in that I no longer have to rotate my plants around to ensure that they get enough light, so they’ve cut out a lot of the work when itContinue reading “What you need to know before buying and using grow lights”

Coir poles in 3 simple steps: an easy, neat, and sustainable alternative to moss poles

I recently noticed that my monstera was beginning to tilt towards my window to catch the light in an extremely precarious way that made me worry that it might fall over, so I decided it was about time that I attached it to an upright stake. Once I got started making stakes for my houseplants,Continue reading “Coir poles in 3 simple steps: an easy, neat, and sustainable alternative to moss poles”

Getting exposed because I’m the queen of backtracking, apparently.

Long time no see, everyone. I’ve been away for a while to focus on my studies, but I’m back with a short update. I’ve recently made some changes to my collection, and those changes aren’t 100% congruent with my approach in the past, so in this post, I’m going to be going through the changesContinue reading “Getting exposed because I’m the queen of backtracking, apparently.”

Top 5 plants for your bathroom

I’m not one for the whole indoor jungle feel, but the home jungle aesthetic has certainly taken off in the past few years. As such, a lot of people like having plants all over the house, including in the bathroom. The problem with bathrooms is that they often get very little light, fluctuate in temperatureContinue reading “Top 5 plants for your bathroom”

3 tips to pet-proof your houseplants

I’ve often heard my friends say things like “I wish I could have indoor plants, but it just wouldn’t work out because I have pets.” It’s a shame that people think that they can’t have indoor plants just because they own pets, because it should never really be an ultimatum. Owning pets and owning plantsContinue reading “3 tips to pet-proof your houseplants”

5 houseplant FAQs answered

Before I start the main body of this post, I just wanted to acknowledge that I’ve finally hit 50 posts on this blog and thank everyone who has been reading. When I started this blog, I hoped, but didn’t to gain a readership. I kind of prepared myself to shout into the void, or rather,Continue reading “5 houseplant FAQs answered”

3 pagan holidays you should know as a gardener and why

Many pagan faiths are rooted in their connection with the earth, since they were largely practised in periods which spanned from the time of hunter-gatherer societies to the establishment of agrarian societies, and then declined (albeit slowly) as people settled in large cities and as Christianity rose to prominence in the Roman empire over theContinue reading “3 pagan holidays you should know as a gardener and why”

The best way to repot your orchids: 5 simple steps

It is almost time to repot your orchids if you live in the southern hemisphere. You want to report in August-November depending on the weather in the place you live if you live in the southern hemisphere, or March-June in the northern hemisphere, once again depending on the weather in your area. Basically, you wantContinue reading “The best way to repot your orchids: 5 simple steps”