How to Care For Philodendron Silver Sword

How to Care For Philodendron Silver Sword

Philodendron Hastatum a.k.a Philodendron Silver Sword The Philodendron Hastatum has long, silver, sword like shaped leaves which is where it gets its nickname “Silver Sword” from. This plant is part of the Araceae family and originates from rainforests in Brazil. This unique Philodendron likes to climb and can grow metres high when kept in the…

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats on House Plants

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats on House Plants

Have you noticed those little black insects flying around your house plants? If so, then you probably have Fungus Gnats. These pests are probably one of the most common house plant pests that luckily, annoy us more than they do our plants. However, with big infestations, you may start to notice some damage. Luckily, we’ve…

How to Care for Calathea Louisae ‘Thai Beauty’

How to Care for Calathea Louisae ‘Thai Beauty’

Calathea Louisae ‘Thai Beauty’ a.k.a Calathea ‘Thai Beauty’ The Calathea ‘Thai Beauty’ is one of the many gorgeous Calathea plants. This one has striking green, lime green and cream coloured variegated leaves with purple on the underside. In this Article we will cover everything you need to know about caring for your Calathea Louisae. Like…

Identifying and Treating Thrips on Houseplants

Identifying and Treating Thrips on Houseplants

Thrips are definitely one of the most annoying pests you can encounter on your houseplants. They’re very tiny, black insects that suck the juices out of the leaves, causing unwanted damage to your plants. Thrips can multiply very quickly and they can fly, which makes getting rid of them that little bit harder. Thrips Quick…

Philodendron Gloriosum Care Guide

Philodendron Gloriosum Care Guide

Philodendron Gloriosum If you like crawling plants with stunning large leaves, this plant is for you. Unlike most Philodendron plants, the Philodendron Gloriosum is a crawling plant that trails horizontally along the ground. It has large green, heart shaped foliage with white veins and is velvety to touch. This amazing plant is part of the…

The Complete Guide to Leca

The Complete Guide to Leca

What is leca? The term LECA stands for Lightweight Expanded Clay Aggregates. They are small, round, brown balls and are available in different sizes for various applications. As a growing medium, the typical size is between 4-10mm (0.15-0.4 inch). These light porous balls are commonly used in horticultural applications and water purification processes.  For plant…