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Goeppertia insignis: Best Care Guide (Calathea lancifolia)

Previously known as Calathea lancifolia, Goeppertia insignis is one of the most strikingly beautiful houseplants. Commonly known as Rattlesnake Plant, this beauty can be tricky to grow but is well worth the effort! I’ll share with you everything I’ve learned on how to grow this gorgeous houseplant. RATTLESNAKE PLANT CARE Native to Brazil, this plant …

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String of Bananas: The Ultimate Care Guide (Curio radicans)

Curio radicans, formerly known as Senecio radicans, and commonly known as String of Bananas, is a delightful trailing succulent that is native to southern Africa. Provided you have enough light indoors, this is a very easy to grow houseplant and it offers an amazing, less finicky alternative to String of Pearls! How to Grow String …

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String of Bananas Soil Propagation: 2 Quick & Easy Methods!

I do enjoy water propagating many plants, but I’m growing more and more fond of soil propagation, especially for succulents. Both methods will work of course, but I wanted to show just how easy and efficient String of Bananas propagation in soil really is. And all without having to bother with rooting in water first …

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Scale on Houseplants: 5 Effective Steps to Eliminate Them

Scale on houseplants is a very annoying, persistent pest that everyone has to deal with if you’ve been growing houseplants long enough. In this post, I’m going to share with you how I manage scale in a simple step-by-step approach. With persistence, you CAN eliminate scale but you’ll need to have the right approach! So …

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Jade Plant Leaf Propagation: 1 Lazy and Effective Method!

Did you know that you can propagate jade plants just from leaves? You may be familiar with propagating with stem cuttings, but propagating from leaves is super easy and will result in a plentitude of plants to grow your collection or give away to friends and family. And when I said “lazy” in the title …

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ZZ Plant Leaf Propagation: 2 Easy Water & Soil Methods

There are numerous ways to propagate ZZ plants, but in this post, I will show you step-by-step how you can propagate this tough houseplant with just leaves. You heard me. Just the leaves! The steps are super simple, and all you need is patience! I’ll show you the process that I used and how you …

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Variegated Monstera: 7 Crucial Care Tips for Thriving Plants

Variegated Monstera deliciosa. It is on everyone’s wish list for houseplants, and rightfully so! The foliage is stunning, but you’ll need to know how to best care for these plants since they are very hard to come by, and not to mention, extremely expensive! I’ve seen plants in 4 inch pots sell for over $1,000 …

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Rhipsalis campos-portoana: 7 Expert Tips on Rhipsalis Care

I’ve become totally obsessed with the Rhipsalis genus of plants. In this post, I’m showcasing Rhipsalis campos-portoana, but the care and tips (including propagation) apply for all Rhipsalis species so you are in the right place! Keep reading to learn about tips on how to grow these unusual, and beautiful jungle cacti. It really is …

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Hoya Compacta – 7 Great Growing Tips for Hindu Rope Plant

Hoyas are among my favorite houseplants. They are tons of varieties, are easy to grow, tolerate neglect, and are great for the beginner or experienced houseplant enthusiast alike! Hindu Rope Hoya, or Hoya carnosa, is a unique Hoya with crinkled, tightly packed leaves. You may also hear some people refer to the plant as Krinkle …

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How to Grow Snake Plants in Water, Without Soil!

After having so much fun propagating and rooting Snake Plants in water, I decided to try growing them permanently in water, hydroponically, to mix things up a bit! As a side note, Snake Plants, or Mother-in-Law’s Tongue, were formerly in the genus Sansevieria and were recently classified into the Dracaena genus. I can’t keep up …

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