String of Hearts

Ceropegia woodii also known as String of Hearts or Rosary Vine is a must have in any plant collection! It trails beautifully with adorable little heart shaped leaves. Oftentimes it gets lumped in with the other “String of’s” But Potting: String of Hearts thrive in a well draining soil. So be sure to choose a…

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String of Pearls

I think this is the one plant that I hear the most questions about. I’m often reading that they are hard to keep alive and see tons of people saying they have killed theirs. If you know how to care for them, they are actually one of the easiest plants ever to own. Hopefully in…

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Propagating Plants

There are many ways to propagate plants! Some are easy and others a little more involved. But all can be fun to try out! If you have cuttings to spare, why not experiment to see what works well for you? Taking Cuttings: It’s important to make sure you are taking your cuttings correctly. With most…

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Houseplant Pests

I gotta say the least fun aspect of plant keeping hands down is the pests. There is nothing worse then looking at your favorite plant and spotting bugs. Unfortunately it’s just one of those things that comes with the hobby… It’s very common for plants to come from wholesalers with pests, especially spidermites in my…

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Alocasia Care

Alocasia are quickly growing on me. Everyone knows I’m a total Hoya Head! But Alocasia are definitely a close second for me. I love their striking coloring, unique leaf shapes, and interesting textures. They can be a little tricky for beginners, but well worth the effort once you get them figured out! Potting: Alocasia like…

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Moving Plants Outside

It’s that time of year again! We are well into spring, day time temps are climbing and everything is growing again! If you are anything like me and your house is bursting with plants…. You may be wondering if and when you can move some of your indoor plants outside… The good news is that…

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Hoya macgillivrayi

First I have to say, I really like Hoya macgillivrayi! I’m a sucker for the large leaved Hoyas, and this ones large dagger shaped leaves are seriously to die for! This one is in the same cluster as Hoya onychoides, so the care is pretty much the same. However I find macgillivrayi to be much…

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