Month: February 2023

Alocasia Zebrina: All You Need To Know About The Zebra Plant

One of the most beautiful, large foliage houseplants is the Alocasia zebrina.  It’s one of the most popular Alocasias for good reason, with huge arrowhead leaves, and thick, striped stems. While it is endangered in its native Philippines, it’s grown as a houseplant all over the world for its unusual appearance, adding a stunning tropical vibe to any room. But … Read More

How To Propagate Philodendrons: In Soil, Water, And Other Media

Can’t afford your dream plant? Or maybe you have a gorgeous Philodendron that you want more of, or your Philodendron has gotten a bit leggy, and you need to fix it. Buying or swapping cuttings is one of the cheapest ways to set up your indoor jungle, so propagation is one of the best ways to do this. If you … Read More

Common Fiddle Leaf Fig Problems And How To Fix Them

The Fiddle Leaf Fig is a glorious houseplant that acts as a focal point in any home, with its huge bright green leaves and strong stem, but like all gorgeous, tropical leaf houseplants, it is not without its problems. Some houseplant owners have no luck at all with this plant, when they can grow any other tropical houseplant (even ones … Read More

12 Indoor Vine Plants You Should Grow In Your Home

Vining plants are great for the home when you have a shelf that’s crying out for tumbling foliage, or you have exhausted your surface-space option when it comes to growing houseplants, and you want more plants! It also helps that the foliage of vining plants tends to be the most interesting, and some of the most beautiful plants you can … Read More

Purple Passion Vine: How To Grow And Care Tips

Purple Passion or Gynura aurantiaca is a curious plant with deep green ruffled leaves, thickly bordered with bright purple. This is a low-maintenance plant that will look good in any room, and once the plant is mature, it may even flower for you, too. Not sure if this velvety purple plant is for you, or if your home is right … Read More

Sweet Purple Basil (Ocimum Basilicum): Everything You Need To Know

Who said herbs had to be green? Purple basil, also known as Ocimum basilicum, is an attention-stealing plant that looks good both indoors and outdoors, and it helps that you can add it to your culinary dishes, too. It’s easy to grow, even from seed, which is good news as you will have to resow it every year. Not sure … Read More

Polka Dot Plant Care And Info: Hypoestes Phyllostachya

If you’re a little bored with solid green leaves in foliage houseplants, it may be time to try growing Hypoestes phyllostachya, otherwise known as the Polka Dot plant. It will introduce a wealth of color into any spot you put it in, in shades of pink, silver, and green, depending on the variety you go for. It also helps that … Read More

Philodendron Xanadu – How To Grow And Care

If you’re after a dramatic-looking houseplant where the leaves are giant and deeply lobed, you cannot go wrong with Philodendron Xanadu. It also helps that this is one of the few Philodendrons that you can grow which doesn’t require any sort of support, called a self-heading or upright Philodendron. Combine these two traits, and you get a glorious houseplant that … Read More

How To Propagate A Cactus In 4 Easy Steps

Aside from watching your plants flourish under your care, one of the most incredible things about growing plants is making new ones and watching those thrive, too. There are many reasons why you might want to propagate your cactus. Maybe you want to expand your collection because your plant is thriving and you want more.  Or maybe you’re wanting to … Read More