In recent years, we have become more and more aware of how extraordinarily complex and amazing plants are – and that may lead to the question about whether or not they can feel pain. After all, most other living organisms can. So, do plants feel pain when cut? Nobody knows for sure whether plants can […]
It seems as if we all have that one thing that we can’t get enough of. For some, it’s shoes, or something collectible, like teacups. And for some, it’s something with a little more personality; houseplants.
So, why are houseplants so addictive?
Plants grow in soil. This is a fact that we learn early in life. There are many things that plants get from soil, including nutrients, water, and stability. Today, let’s explore the question: Why do plants need soil?
While some plants are sturdier and last much longer than other plants, you may have wondered at some point if plants, like humans, can die of old age?
If you’ve got problems with black mold in your house, you might be looking for the culprit – and your eyes may land on your houseplants if so. Can houseplants cause black mold? Explained!
Hey plant fans, I hope everything is going well. So a few days ago it was payday for me, and I don’t know about you but that means I get to buy more houseplants, or pots, or soil, or supports, or height markers, or labels, or hangers. This time, I also got myself some crazy […]
I was having a chat over a glass of wine with my neighbor out the other day, the usual. She was asking me how I have the time to take care of so many plants. She told me that during the night plants take in oxygen, so her concern was that my plants were taking oxygen out of the room at night-time and they could go so far as to choke me in my sleep.
Is it true? Can plants kill you at night?
We’re all familiar with the fact that plants need sunlight to survive. You’ve heard it since you were a little child everywhere, some of us even did cool little projects in school that proves it. Most of us can even remember the basics of how a plant survives and why it needs sunlight in order to do so. But is it true? Can plants grow without sunlight?
I know most of us enjoy a glass of wine when the workday is over. Sometimes, we enjoy more than one, am I right? Well, don’t feel guilty about it, we are not the only ones. As it turns out, a lot of animals enjoy the relaxation that comes with alcohol too. Some go out of their way to eat fermented fruit and have a good time.
But what about our houseplants?
I am not sure if you have pets, but if you do, you probably experienced the awesome feeling of that little creature missing you. If you have a dog, it’s enough for you to go to the bathroom and you’ll be missed. Pets can get lonely and bored.
People also get lonely, but an interesting thing to ponder is, do plants get lonely?