No buy Winter? How to survive the winter as a plant addict

Let me start by saying that this is not a post about plant winter care and how to over winter your plants. I am more talking about not buying any more plants over the winter period, as they can get really bad shock in the winter, even with a heat pack enclosed. It is justContinue reading “No buy Winter? How to survive the winter as a plant addict”

Plant Care – 4 Assumptions I had when I started indoor gardening

In this post I’d like to share my personal assumptions, that I had about plants and caring for them. While I am someone that likes to learn and really understand something, I did not know there was much to understand about plants and their care when it came to indoor plants. Growing up we haveContinue reading “Plant Care – 4 Assumptions I had when I started indoor gardening”

Plant Journal – Amydrium Medium Green / Silver

Summary Over the last couple of weeks I have fallen hard for this monstera-esque plant. Amydrium Medium is a vining plant, with leaves that will fenestrate with maturity. It has been called the spider man monstera and the leaves are really striking. The colours I have are green and a grey/blue/silver one. I have seenContinue reading “Plant Journal – Amydrium Medium Green / Silver”

Plant Care – preventative treatments against common houseplant pests

Plant parenthood is not all lovely and fun. I learned this the hard way. I did not even think indoor plants would get pests. To be fair the only plant pests I knew about were outdoor pests such as Aphid’s that eat roses (spoiler; they can also come indoors!) and slugs! I am yet toContinue reading “Plant Care – preventative treatments against common houseplant pests”

Plant Journal – Variegated Monstera Borsigiana

Summary The variegated monstera Borsigiana was my first big house plant. It has been such a joy to see grow. The borsignia is a smaller version of the delicisiosa but will still grow leaves with fenestrations, just a bit smaller in size. Quick Facts Journal I am pretty sure that the day I opened myContinue reading “Plant Journal – Variegated Monstera Borsigiana”

Plant Journal – Syngonium Neon Robusta

Summary My Syngonium Neon Robusta was a present from Elena. She had bought the plant to use in a terrarium and not all of it fitted so I got the leftover baby. <3 This is a pink cultivar of the arrowhead vine family. They are actually climbers and really versatile. Mine is growing into a bushyContinue reading “Plant Journal – Syngonium Neon Robusta”

Grow Lights – What I’ve learned and use

Earlier this year, I purchased a variegated monstera. It is my pride and joy and I love it. Looking after it is therapy and I cheer on every new leaf. It was living under a light in my living room for a while, and then in a brighter spot in the kitchen. But now thatContinue reading “Grow Lights – What I’ve learned and use”