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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...

Garden Day SA 2021

Garden Day SA 2021

Garden Day is a chance for people across South Africa to down tools and celebrate their gardens. The first time I heard about Garden Day was in 2017. I JUMPED at the opportunity to celebrate it, not only because I love gardens and all things green but also because of...

Let’s Fertilise!

Let’s Fertilise!

It's that the time of the year where all you hear about is fertiliser. When do I fertilise, how do I fertilise, which fertiliser do I use... as a new plant parent it can all be bit daunting. I'm here to tell you there is no one-fit solution or clear cut answer. This...

Plant Club: September 2021

Plant Club: September 2021

It's Spring! And the plants are just everywhere! This has to be the best time of the year for a plant lover, because there is so much growth happening. It's the perfect time for a plant box! And here's what was in this month's box: The Plants Hello Monsteras! We...

Photographing your plants

Photographing your plants

I love taking photographs of my plants. I do it on the daily. But I definitely had to start somewhere, and it wasn't something that came to me naturally. In 2016, at the very beginning of my Saffron's Garden days, I was quite awful at it. Looking back at the photos I...