Hoya Haul May 2022

Hoya Haul May 2022

At the beginning of May I placed an order with Plant & Interieur (not sponsored, if you had any doubts 🙂 ) and ordered two Hoyas: merrillii and callistophylla. Both were medium sized plants and the callistophylla was on my wishlist for a few months (the special wishlist, not the I-want-all-the-Hoyas list 🙂 ). They arrived in 4 days, but due to a delay in the parcel processing it was stuck in the warehouse over the weekend. I was a…

Read More Read More

Mealy Bug Treatment

Mealy Bug Treatment

Want to preface this article by saying this is a log of what I did and what worked for me, if you decide to apply any type of insecticide please make sure you do the proper research before. The past winter I had a pretty bad mealy bug infestation, which I unfortunately detected very late – by that time a lot of my big succulents were already beyond saving. The mealy bugs attacked the base of the leaves and the…

Read More Read More

Hoya haul April 2022

Hoya haul April 2022

This is actually the second Hoya haul of this year, the first one was in March, as soon as the temperatures were above freezing. I then placed another order in April and as luck would have it, it was right when we had freezing temperatures during the night. But the plants got to me in good condition and everything was ok 🙂 This time I actually took photos of all of them, so when they grow I will be able…

Read More Read More

Update #1 April 2022

Update #1 April 2022

Back to the blog after almost a year, with big plans 🙂 I think I will continue posting individual plant updates, but I’d also like to post more generic ‘state of the plants’ kind of updates. Now that spring is here (give or take a few days with freezing temperatures), the Hoyas have started showing new growth and most of them have new leaves. This winter I had a bit of a mealy bug infestation and unfortunately I lost some…

Read More Read More

Hoya Haul #1

Hoya Haul #1

I realized recently that for many of my plants I wanted to see the progress from the time I bought them to now but I really couldn’t because I’d forgotten to take proper pictures when I got them and after a while the orders kinda blurred together and I wasn’t sure what I got when. So from now on I want to post about plants I buy as I buy them, to keep track of them and have proper photos. And…

Read More Read More