I Murdered My Chinese Money Plant
I followed the directions on your bag and mixed 1 cup of the liferocks product
with 1 gallon of soil. Thoroughly. I put my perfectly healthy Chinese Money Plant
into a wooden closet, free from mold, and checked on it two weeks later.
It was dead. Very dead. And dry.
Did liferocks kill my plant? I thought they were supposed to be good enough to
grow things in space. Please explain.
A Friendly Reminder for Plant Murderers
Dear Crestfallen Karen,
We appreciate the letter and wanted to clear a few things up.
First, liferocks were designed for astronauts to grow things in space – but in a
pot of healthy soil, inside of their spaceships, or biodomes. Not in the life-sucking
force of near zero pressure, where both human and plant would vaporize.
We can’t be certain why your plant died, but we suspect it may be because
Chinese Money Plants require about 4 hours of indirect sunlight, a stable
temperature, as well as weekly watering and rotation.
Here are a few tips for what liferocks can and can’t do to help your plants:
The Top 5 Things liferocks Can't Do For Your Plants
1. Similar to a magical genie, liferocks are unable to bring your plants back
from the dead. The soil around your dead plants will be healthier, but your
dead plant will continue to be dead.
2. On that note, liferocks cannot promise eternal life, since so far that’s
impossible and nothing can grant that. All conditions being equal, plants
with access to liferocks will have a higher quality of life and may last
longer than plants without liferocks, but they still have a shelf life – just like
3. Liferocks were not designed to replace sunlight, fresh air, the proper
humidity, the right temperature, or common sense.
4. Because they’re mixed into healthy, motionless soil, liferocks cannot stop
your plant from getting stepped on, knocked over, chewed up or
5. Bugs that may be attracted to and eat your plants are not warded off by
underground, non-toxic liferocks. But that means the healthy bugs are
also allowed to play.
If you have outdoor plants, liferocks won’t discriminate between your plants and
weeds (which is just a human term for plants we didn’t intend to grow in our
gardens). So you will also have to weed your garden as usual.
Here's What liferocks (And You) Can Do For Your Plant
First, it’s important to note that plants are as widely varied as people are, if not
more so. You should read up on your plant to see what its specific needs are. But
for most house and garden plants, they will need:
- Find a location where your plants won’t get smashed up by pets, kids, or
- Room for roots to grow – either a big enough container or an unblocked
- Make sure they have access to sunlight in the quantity they need.
- Clean water, free from chlorine, chemicals, or heavy metals.
- Good quality soil, preferably organic.
- 1 – 3 cups of liferocks mixed into every gallon of that soil
While this is a solid outline of what most plants need, you might kill an orchid by
watering it, or starve a cactus by shading it from the sun. The beauty of liferocks
is that they work independently with every plant, communicating with the root
system to both send and receive nutrients on demand, for the plant.
In summary, liferocks are not a promise of everlasting life, nor a protector
against the elements, bugs, or animals. They can’t stop a flood, or a careless
child from destroying your precious plants.
What liferocks can do is offer your plants just enough to eat, whenever they
need it. They last for up to five years offering a supercharged interchange of
essential elements, making it 60 x stronger than regular soil. They’re non-toxic,
permanently heal the soil that they mix into, and can recharge their batteries
over time, keeping essential plant nutrients where they need to be, always on
demand for nearby plants.
We hope that clears up any confusion about any shortcomings liferocks may
have. After rigorous testing, we know that they work well to improve the lives of
nearby plants, whether on earth, or in space (but not actual space, more like
inside the ship).
Want to get some liferocks for your plants? We ship them to anywhere on earth
– above the ground and below space.