Southside Plants Blog

  • The ultimate guide to charcoal for your plants, your grill, and more

    Horticultural Charcoal, Biochar, Activated Charcoal and Grilling charcoal all have applications for home life however some types of charcoal are dangerous to use with plants or garden applications.
  • Keiki Paste for luscious Philodendron

    Philodendron is a vigorous vining plant with luscious heart-shaped leaves. This three-step tutorial shows how to boost philodendron growth using Keiki Paste.
  • Leaf Propagation and Leaf Cutting: A Scientific Rundown

    This article goes through the science of leaf propagation. Find five different leaf propagation methods
  • How to Grow a Hoya Plant with Keiki Paste

    This three-step tutorial shows you how to grow new shoots and leaves on your Hoya Carnosa (wax plant) with Keiki paste. 
  • Peperomia Houseplant: Popular Peperomia Species

    Many Peperomia species are common houseplants. Others are rarer, making the Peperomia ideal for a collector’s hobby.
  • How to Fertilize Indoor House Plants

    Fertilizing isn't complicated, yet so many people struggle to do it correctly. That's understandable with so much contradictory information. Houseplants are just as likely to be over-fertilized as under-fertilized, and it is important to understand the reasons why. Applying fertilizer at the right time and in the right amount goes a long way in ensuring the vitality of your houseplant.
  • 10 Terrific Houseplant Blogs - Updated for 2021

    It's nice to know we aren't the only infatuated folks out there. Here are a few of our favorite houseplant blogs that talk about all our favorite things.
  • Fall Houseplant Care Guide

    As the seasons' change, so do the needs of your houseplants. Winter is a time of dormancy for most houseplants and Fall is the time to ease the plants into that restful period. It is important to make the transition easy for the health and prosperity of your houseplants.
  • Swiss Cheese Vine: Where to get the Rare Plant

    This unique jungle plant with its holey foliage is quickly becoming a must-have in the houseplant world. The exotic, attractive Swiss Cheese Vine is easy to care for as well which adds to its appeal.
  • African Violets Propagation: How to Propagate African Violets

    A perennial favorite, this houseplant has long been found in homes across the country. The simple grand elegance of the African Violet brings joy to any room it inhabits

    There are a couple of easy ways to propagate African violets. In fact, it is so simple, you may suddenly find yourself swimming in African violet babies.

  • Caring For Houseplants While On Vacation

    There is no need to be worried about leaving your houseplants while you travel. There are several ways to ensure they receive the watering they need while you're gone. 

    Book that vacation. Plan that trip. Your plants will be fine until you return as long as you set up a watering system for them. Happy traveling!