Aloe 101: How to Care For Your Aloe Plant

Aloe 101: How to Care For Your Aloe Plant

Aloe there, plant fanatics—here’s a crash course on how to care for your favorite spiky succulent, the aloe plant. Its long, plump, sword-like leaves grow upward, with little serrations along the edge. Don’t worry; they aren’t sharp like a cactus,...
Feed Your Plants! How and When to Fertilize Succulents

Feed Your Plants! How and When to Fertilize Succulents

Succulents are so pretty and distinctive; they’re practically like art for the home—so, it makes sense that people forget you’re supposed to fertilize them! It might not look like it’s doing much in its little pot, but your succulent is soaking up lots of nutrients...
How to Care For the Swiss Cheese Vine

How to Care For the Swiss Cheese Vine

The Swiss cheese vine, otherwise known as Monstera adansonii, is trending big time right now, and it’s no surprise why! It’s got all the appeal of the ultra-stylish Monstera deliciosa with its trademark Swiss cheese leaves, but with the added beauty of a vining plant...
What To Use For Good Drainage In Plant Pots

What To Use For Good Drainage In Plant Pots

It can be tricky trying to avoid overwatering your plants when they’re in pots, but if your soil and container are causing poor drainage, it will make things a lot more difficult. Bad drainage can lead to excess moisture collecting at the root level. Stagnant water in...
How to Repot an Indoor Plant Without Stressing It Out

How to Repot an Indoor Plant Without Stressing It Out

An Essential Guide on How to Repot an Indoor Plant Knowing how to repot an indoor plant is an essential part of houseplant care. Plant roots are continually developing, and if they get cramped inside their pot, it could stunt your plant’s growth and lead to...
Potting Soil Vs. Garden Soil for Houseplants

Potting Soil Vs. Garden Soil for Houseplants

Can You Use Garden Soil for Houseplants? If you’ve got some garden soil leftover from this year’s gardening season, you might be tempted to use up the rest for repotting your houseplants. Soil is soil, right? Well, not quite! There’s a reason why potting soil is 2-3...