Once removed from the mother plant, fresh cuttings need to be placed in a medium that encourages root development. Water, soil, LECA, perlite and sphagnum moss are the most commonly used medium for propagating plants. Here’s a basic rundown of each medium. Water is often used to propagate plants. Cuttings are placed in fresh water and […]
Before you start experimenting with propagation, it’s also helpful to understand what roots are and why they’re so important. Plants, like humans, have specialized organs that help them survive and reproduce in a variety of habitats. The major organs of a plant include the roots, stems, and leaves. They are found almost entirely underground and […]
Most houseplants go dormant during the colder months but they do feel the change in season like we do. It can be quite daunting and stressful to see your plants deteriorate, so here are some of my go-to Winter plant care tips: Cut back on watering Your plants still need water, but not as much […]
Begonias are beautiful. Don’t you agree? They’re so unique and pretty to look at! We love them so much that we decided to feature a selection of begonia cuttings in our May subscription plant box! Propagating and caring for begonias can feel quite daunting, so we thought it would be a good idea to put […]
Houseplants are amazing! They make you happy, help you decorative a space and oxygenate your environment. What could be better?
While plants have specific needs, their ongoing care doesn’t need to be so daunting once you’ve understood some key concepts.
Ceropegia Woodii ‘String of Hearts’ Variegata is a beautiful succulent with hearts-shaped leaves. It is native to South Asia, Africa, and Australia. Propagation: This plant will propagate in both water and soil. Water propagation is my preference because you can see things happen as it grows! However, soil or moss can be easier for this […]
Hoya Linearis is known for its fuzzy leaves and hair-like look and feel. This species orginates from the Himilayas! Propagation: This plant will propagate in both water and soil. Water propagation is my preference because you can see things happen as it grows! Place your cutting in a jar/vase/tube of room temperature water. Make sure […]
Syngonium Rayii or “Arrowhead plant” is part of the Araceae family. They are native to the West Indies but are also found in Southern Mexico and the rainforests of South America. Propagation: This plant will propagate in both water and soil. Water propagation is my preference because you can see things happen as it grows! […]