My Carnivorous Plants and Me

I acquired my first carnivorous plant in December 2020—a neighbor had propagated his byblis guehoi and sold it to me for cheap. A few weeks later, I bought a nepenthes miranda from a carnivorous plant shop since I wanted to try my hand at pitcher plants. I had great success with those two plants: myContinue reading “My Carnivorous Plants and Me”

Moving to Soilless

After almost a year into my gardening hobby, I finally looked into soilless potting mixes. Supposedly soilless mixes would eliminate or vastly reduce the presence of bugs. Originally, I wasn’t too bothered by soil indoors, but I somehow accumulated several plants in my bedroom, and I was not comfortable with the thought of so manyContinue reading “Moving to Soilless”

Happy Gardenversary!

It’s March 2021, which means Metro Manila has been under quarantine for a full year already. (To clarify, all of the ECQ-MECQ-GCQ-MGCQ programs end with -Q for quarantine.) On the bright side, this also marks one year of exploring hobbies that can be done at home. One such hobby was gardening. My interest started whenContinue reading “Happy Gardenversary!”