Preparing Venus Flytrap For Dormancy (Tropical Climate)

I live in a tropical climate, so there’s no way snow is ever going to fall here. The only way to stimulate winter is by putting my Venus Flytrap into the fridge. My Venus Flytrap was growing rapidly under full sunlight everyday but I decided that it’s time for it to hibernate so that it…

How to Make a Desert Terrarium (Desertarium)

Firstly, what is a terrarium? Terrariums are usually sealable glass containers containing soil and plants, and can be opened for maintenance to access the plants inside. There are many different kinds of terrariums- rainforest, air, moss, ferns, etc. But, today, we are going to make a desert terrarium. For a desert terrarium, it is very important…

How to Propagate Succulents From Leaves and Cuttings (with growth updates!)

So you may be thinking: how can a plant grow from a leaf/cutting? Well, it’s different for a succulent, propagating from its own leaves might be just how the plant reproduces. For me, I started propagating my own succulents, with a ghost plant (graptopetalum paraguayense). A ghost plant is actually one of the easiest succulents…

Visiting Cambodia 2016 (Day 1)

With water make rivers, with rice make armies. (Cambodian Proverb) From Singapore to Phnom Penh The above three photographs are shot at Changi Airport Cactus Garden. With my travel companion and also mission buddy, Jolene, we headed to check-in at the Jetstar counters. Then, we received prayers of safety and wisdom from our dear friend…