Fun Projects

  • Monstera Dubia Mounting
    Fun Projects,  Monstera

    Monstera Dubia Mounting

    We cover all you need to know about monstera dubia mounting, you can use a moss pole, wood or even cardboard. We run down all methods, with pictures for each from my own dubias. See also: Monstera Dubia for a full guide to caring for this plant, as well as our other posts: Monstera Dubia Frame, Monstera Dubia Propagation In Moss, Monstera Dubia Propagation. What You’ll Need You will need: Why Do Monstera Dubia Need Mounting ? In the wild dubia will ‘shingle’ or climb up a tree. They then eventually get split leaves (a little bit like a monstera deliciosa) when they reach maturity growing on the side of…

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  • Dubia Frame
    Fun Projects,  Monstera

    Monstera Dubia Frame

    Welcome to our guide to growing monstera dubias on a plank of wood or a wooden frame with no soil. I have made a few of these in the past and thought I’d share them here. I cover two ways to do this, one on a plank of wood and one on a frame. The methods are essentially the same as you are tying a monstera dubia cutting to moss pole / wood where it will live. You will need to mist them a couple of times a week in most conditions to keep the moss slightly moist and they can live there ongoing as living art on your wall.…

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  • Closed Terrarium Plants
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Fun Projects,  Plant Accessories,  Terrarium

    Closed Terrarium Plants

    Welcome to our guide to closed terrarium plants. They have really risen in popularity recently. My youtube feed these days is about 50% videos people setting them up! I love them, they need a few easy to care for, humidity loving plants, we run down all you need to know… See also: Begonia Maculata, Fittonia, Care For Begonia Rex. Tip: we recommend Etsy for buying plants. Look for the best rated seller you can, and try to buy as close to your home as possible so the plant does not travel too far. A note about affiliate links: when you buy a plant, pots, soil, or other goods through links…

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  • Ikea Greenhouse Cabinet Hack
    Fun Projects,  Reviews And Buying Guides

    Ikea Greenhouse Cabinet Hack

    What You Will Need For An Ikea Greenhouse Cabinet The hacked Ikea plant cupboards have become really popular recently, especially for taking care of plants that need more controlled light an humidity needs in a small apartment. We’ll run down the items you need to make an Ikea greenhouse cabinet hack for under 250 euros. The Cabinet The Fabrikor and Milsbo are the most popular cabinets for these projects. Currently my local Ikea has both Fabrikor sizes priced at 149 euros each (the dark grey and blue ones in the images below with rounded corners). One is double fronted 81x113cm and the other is thinner but taller 57x150cm. Then there…

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  • Cactus From Seed
    Fun Projects,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Cactus From Seed

    Introduction Welcome to our guide to growing a cactus from seed. Growing plants from seeds all the way to mature plants is a very rewarding process, here we cover how to germinate cacti from seeds. How To Grow A Cactus From Seed To grow a cactus from seed follow these step by step instructions: See also: Succulent Propagation (with pictures). How Long Does It Take For Cactus Seed To Germinate? The seeds will germinate between two and four weeks if kept warm and moist. How Long Does It Take To Grow Cactus From Seed? The seeds will germinate well within the first month, then will grow slowly and by the…

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