How to Prepare Your Cuttings for PlantekaFest Autumn 2021

How to Prepare Your Cuttings for PlantekaFest Autumn 2021 With PlantekaFest Autumn 2021 coming in just a few days, it is time for the final preparations of your cuttings for the plant swap bar. Here is a short guide on how to prepare your cuttings for our swap! How to Prepare Your Cuttings for PlantekaFest…

What You Need to Know for PlantekaFest Autumn 2021

What You Need to Know About PlantekaFest Autumn 2021. PlantekaFest Autumn 2021 is coming up in just 6 days and we are indescribably excited to share with you everything that we have created for this festival! We have been trying to improve everything from our previous PlantekaFests to create the best plant-themed festival possible. Below…

Autumn in Barcelona – Sunday Care Tip

Autumn in Barcelona – Sunday Care Tip Sunday is a day for rest and recovery, a day to reconnect and to share with the people and plants you love. Our Sunday care tip is more of a prompt, to learn more about the natural habitats surrounding Barcelona. Autumn in Barcelona Barcelona and Catalunya is a…

How to Care for an Alocasia Zebrina 

How to Care for an Alocasia Zebrina  Here at Planteka, we think that the Alocasia Zebrina is one of our most beautiful plants… However, she can be a diva to take care of. Whilst many of the little problems she displays are frightening, they shouldn’t be too overwhelming. From yellowing leaves, to one’s drooping dead,…

Autumn and Winter Plant Preparation and Care

Autumn and Winter Plant Preparation and Care As you’d expect, autumn brings new challenges to plant lovers, first and foremost, the challenge to prepare your plants in time for the cold weather. Here in Barcelona it will still be a couple more weeks until the cold really sets in, but that doesn’t mean we can…

PlantekaFest Autumn 2021

PlantekaFest Autumn 2021 We are so excited to announce that PlantekaFest Autumn 2021 will be happening on the 6th and 7th of November (in just one month) and as always, we have planned the best plant festival possible! PlantekaFest Autumn 2021 will be held at ConnectHort, a beautiful community space in the heart of Poblenou.…

Planteka Polls and Community Input

Planteka Polls and Community Input Planteka community… We want your thoughts and suggestions through our Planteka polls and community input opportunities! We hope that you are all enjoying the blog space and our Instagram page… However, we want to improve it further; and for this we need your help! Much of the topics we write…

Make Your Own DIY Moss Pole

Make Your Own DIY Moss Pole Here at Planteka we are always trying to come up with new ways to have fun and enjoy plants. Today, we will be sharing a way to make your own moss pole, using Sphagnum moss and wire mesh. This is perfect for helping your large Monstera or Pothos plants…

Care For Yourself As You Would Your Plants

Care for Yourself as You Would Your Plants We have said it before, and undoubtedly we will say it again, care for yourself as you would your plants. It is important to understand how deeply we are linked with plants, and how we share many of the same needs as them also. So how can…

Care Tips for a Jewel Orchid (Ludisia Discolor)

Care tips for a Jewel Orchid (Ludisia Discolor) The Jewel Orchid is a beautiful and very unique plant, its beautiful leaves are very distinctive and it creates some incredible, small flowers. However, it can be quite a difficult plant to grow and maintain. Here is a guide for care tips for a jewel orchid. Care Tips…

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