Category Houseplant care 101

Monstera plant care. How not to kill your Swiss cheese plant

Monstera Deliciosa is often called Swiss cheese plant, Split leaf philodendron, or Philodendron monstera. Mature Monstera plant develop rounded slits, or windows, in their leaves that resemble the holes in Swiss cheese. These holes help the plant withstand strong winds…

When and how to apply fertilizer for your plants

Apply fertilizer when the soil is moist
The primary energy force for plants is light, but they also need nutrients that support strong growth. Here are some fertilizer guidelines and helpful tips When should I fertilize my plants? As a general rule, fertilize plants whenever they are…

How to clean your plants. Cleaning 4 types of houseplants

Instead of using commercial waxes, try using a half-and-half mixture of milk and water to bring out the sheen in naturally shiny plant leaves.
Beyond regular grooming, one of the simplest ways to improve the appearance of your plants is to keep them clean. Like other indoor surfaces, plant leaves often collect dust, though they also filter dust from the air through their transpiration…