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The Plant Club Variegated Monstera Sale

The Plant Club Variegated Monstera Sale

I love the Plant Club community and am often thinking of ways that I can give back to them. When Variegated Monstera sales have happened in the past, our website has been overloaded with users - often over 500 people for 15 cuttings. This without a doubt can be a very...

Plant Club: May 2022

Plant Club: May 2022

The Classic boxes included a beautiful Monstera Peru plant (Monstera karstenianum). This is the first batch of Monstera Peru plants to become available to the larger public in South Africa. These plants are extremely sought after and are a collector's dream. We were...

Plant Club: April 2022

Plant Club: April 2022

The Classic boxes included Rhapidophora tetrasperma (Mini Monstera) plants. I absolutely LOVE these plants so much that I have 4 of them in my house. I think I paid R600 for my first one about 3 years ago, that's how hard they were to find in South Africa! My...

Indoor Plants in Winter

Indoor Plants in Winter

Plant parents all over the world dread winter. Just a few months ago your plants were pushing out new growth and now they are droopy, losing leaves, or have stunted growth. There are however some ways in which you can help your plants weather the storm and even do...

Plant Club: March 2022

Plant Club: March 2022

 The Classic boxes included Philodendron Birkin plants. These are one of my favourite plants and a few years ago you would have been unable to find them in South Africa. We're super lucky they have recently become more available. The fascinating thing about these guys...

Terracotta vs Plastic

Terracotta vs Plastic

Ok so here is where you level up in the plant game- because who would have thought it mattered what type of vessel you plant your plant in, right? Well, I’ve found out the hard way: it matters a lot. And no unfortunately this isn’t going to be an easy answer blog post...

Growing in sphagnum – is it worth it?

Growing in sphagnum – is it worth it?

Using pure sphagnum moss as a growing medium is becoming increasingly popular so let's see if it's worth the hype. For starters, it is significantly more sustainable than peat moss so that's a massive win. Peat moss is the dead plant material harvested from the...

The Green Planet and why you should watch it

The Green Planet and why you should watch it

Ok, so, we're about midway through watching The Green Planet, and if you haven't started watching it, I highly recommend it. Why? Well for starters: David Attenborough, Duh: The king of narrators has to be one of the biggest sells for getting stuck into any...

Plant Club: February 2022

Plant Club: February 2022

It’s the month of love, and what do we love more than anything? PLANTS! This month’s box went out only two weeks after the January box went out - so it was a bit of a traffic jam in getting everything prepared (as is everything this time of the year) - BUT we had so...

Plant Club: January 2022

Hello New Year! After a nice long break it was back to the happiest grind - finding plants and packing boxes. For January the theme was 'Haworthia'. In South Africa, various African cultures believe that certain Haworthia species have cleansing properties and will...