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Shipped a 5 pack of Snake Plant to a customer in Maine. He was worried about frost, so I wrapped the plants in a double layer of thermal bubble wrap. Then the unbelievable happened, the customer broke his hip, and the plants sat for a few weeks before he could open the box. He though […]


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Dieffenbachia Vines or Roots?

Does Dumbcane (Diffenbachia) have Vines or Creeping Roots?  Maybe you can help. Starting a couple years back, my Diffenbachia started growing these little green vines. At first, I though they were offshoots.But they never increased in thickness, and just kept getting longer. So then I thought maybe they were creeping roots, and figured I would […]

Snake Plant

How to Grow Snake Plant

  What you Need: Planting Medium: Potting SoilSnake Plant is pretty hardy, and can do well in just about any soil type.  That being said, Snake Plant is a Succulent, and does not like or require much water.  So if you can afford to be picky, go with soil that is at least designed for […]

How to Grow Store Bought Taro

Can you grow Taro (Colocasia Esculenta, or loosely refereed to as Elephant’s Ear) from a Grocery Store / Supermarket? Yes. It is actually quite simple, and similar to how you start avocado seeds.  The part of the plant we are dealing with is actually called a Corm (sometimes incorrectly referred to as a tuber, bulb, […]

How to Divide Snake Plant

So my Snake Plant (specifically: Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Futura Superba’) recently outgrew it’s pot.  I have been meaning to divide it up and replant / repot it for some time, but, you know, life…  It wasn’t until it literally cracked it’s clay pot apart (broke out of it’s shell?) did I finally take action.  I figured […]

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