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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...

Plant Club: December 2021

Plant Club: December 2021

I love this time of the year, the world slowly starts heating up and all the festivities start rolling in. So I always want to end the year with a bigger plant than usual to celebrate. The Plants Philodendron Selloum (or Tree Philodendron) is what it’s all about!...

Rooting a Variegated Monstera

Rooting a Variegated Monstera

Since we’ve been selling quite a few cuttings of these gems recently, I thought it was finally time to properly pen a guide to transforming these into plants from my personal experience. The most important thing that you need to consider when looking at rooting these...

Plant Club: November 2021

Plant Club: November 2021

November was fantastic! If not for any other reason than the fact that we welcomed a new addition to our team and family - Baby August. He’s a cutie. We also spruced up our space in our warehouse, and may at some point have a little retail space set up on the odd...

The Birthday Variegated Monstera Sale

The Birthday Variegated Monstera Sale

It’s my birthday on the 25th of October- so I decided to put up some cuttings on the day of my favourite plant: The Variegated Monstera. There will be 20 of them up for sale at 6pm on the 25th of October 2021 on my site. The Basics: Basically. These plants are...

Plant Club: October 2021

Plant Club: October 2021

  October is my birthday month, and I've always seen it as a time for celebration. So we cranked up the creativity and made a super green month of it. The Plants The Classic boxes had beautiful Philodendron brasil plants in them. Originating from Central America...

From Water Props to Plants

From Water Props to Plants

We all know the drill. A few months back you made a cutting and put the plant into a little water vase that’s been sitting on your kitchen counter. It’s now been quite some time and you can see that the plant has lots of little white or pink roots. But what now? A lot...