Jaz and Darryl from House Plant Journal don’t operate under “conventional” houseplant care. In this episode of ASK gardenstead, we’ve collected fundamental questions from our Houseplant community on Facebook (there’s over 20K people talking and sharing in there!). Darryl explains how light and environment play into the quality of your houseplants life while Jaz shares what responsive watering is and why your plants might be happier being watered that way.
What’s more fun than actually starting your indoor seeds? Talking about starting your indoor seeds (of course)! In this episode of ASK gardenstead, we’ll help to deepen your understanding of seeds starting with tips, tools and advice. Plus, we explore peanut seeds! Do YOU know what a peanut seed looks like?! Jaz and Darryl from House Plant Journal a make bet and laugh hard about what they think a peanut seed looks like.
Repotting houseplants is almost like an art form! But a big question often remains: to repot or not too repot?! You might be surprised at how often you don’t have to actually repot your plants. Watch Jaz and Shannon share their tips and tricks on when and how to repot your houseplants.
In this episode, Shannon cuts flowers from her own magical flower gardens and shows you how to easily create your own arrangement using an everyday household item as the base: a mason jar! Whether or not you are working with your own homegrown flowers, Shannon shares professional practical tips that will elevate your arrangements to the next level.
Watch and learn as Shannon gives you the low-down on how to keep your orchids alive. They are definitely one of those flowers that are extremely popular, yet high-maintenance. That’s why we’ve gathered up and answered all your community questions on how NOT to kill your orchid.
Hold on. Wait a second. Don’t forget, your plant is more than a pretty object. It’s alive! Whether you are beginning your houseplant journey or established an indoor jungle, light is the prerequisite on how to know what your plant will need. In this episode of ASK gardenstead Jaz, Shannon, and Darryl from House Plant Journal, go in and answer the community’s questions on how to observe and understand what your plant is trying to tell you.
In this episode of ASK gardenstead Jaz interviews Darryl Cheng, author of The New Plant Parent and the man behind @Houseplantjournal. In The New Plant Parent, Darryl focuses not only on the importance of light in relation to houseplants, but rather that light is “the prerequisite, the foundation for how the plant lives.”
Jaz and Shannon discuss tips and tricks on managing your outdoor vegetable and flower gardens. They cover everything from weeding, to watering, to fertilizing and pollinating.