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A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Potting Mix
Learn how to create your own potting mix in this week's post so you can help your plants to thrive in your home.
6 Soil Amendments You Should Add to Your Potting Mix (& 2 You Shouldn’t!)
Find out what soil amendments are worth adding to your potting mix and which are worth skipping (& why!) in this week's post.
Why do people create their own potting mix?
Learn why houseplant enthusiasts take the time to create their own potting mix instead of using a pre-bagged mix.
How to Care for Houseplants in Spring
Learn 5 tips for mastering houseplant care in Spring.
5 Succulents You Can Grow Easily and Successfully as a Houseplant
This week we discuss 5 groups of succulents that make great houseplants & cover how to care for them!
Here’s Why the Ever Popular Rosette Succulents Make Terrible Houseplants!
The vibrantly colored, rosette succulents are gorgeous, but are terrible houseplants. This week we will discuss why!
All About the Crown of Thorns, a Unique and Easy Houseplant
Find out how to care for the Crown of Thorns, where it grows natively, how it became a popular houseplant, what varieties are available, and more!
How to Care for Portulacaria afra, or Mini Jade
Learn all about Portulacaria afra, including where it is found in the wild, various varieties that are available, how to grow it, and even how it's being used to fight climate change (seriously!).
How to Care for Crassula ovata, or the Jade Plant
Learn the care, history, and varieties of Crassula ovata in this week's post!
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