Desk Plants Blog — low light plants
If you read our previous post, you’re well aware that climate change is not a distant threat to humanity, but a process that is currently devastating communities and regions around the world. “Hey, where’s the good news?!” You ask. As we promised, there is evidence-based hope to reverse trends of rising carbon emissions and bring atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels back down to a level safe for humans and our non-human pals to thrive for decades, if not centuries, to come.
My full name is Haworthia fasciata, but you can call me Haworthia for short. At Desk Plants, I come in two different forms, the Zebra Haworthia and the Haworthia Coarctata. I am a Hard-to-Kill plant because I can survive in artificial medium light and only need to be lightly watered about 1-2 tbsps once a month! Over-watering is the main reason they die. History Haworthias are native to South Africa and they thrive in drought conditions. These plants are often mistaken for aloe because of their similar shape (fun fact; they're related). Haworthias are often found in sunny or partial shade...
Here at Desk Plants, we love connecting with everyone who gives our plants a happy home. We thought it might be nice to give you all the same opportunity to get to know the people behind the plants starting with our Founder, Lawrence Hanley. Hello! As you read this, please note that we are so grateful for your support so far. As the owner of the business, I want to take this opportunity to give you a peek inside my world to learn a bit more about the human side of the brand. While our small team is hard at...