Pilea Peperomioides Care

Pilea Peperomioides, also known as the Chinese Money Plant, is a great houseplant for beginners to grow. It’s easy to care for and adapts well to many different environments. Its small size makes it ideal for those who have limited space available for plants or simply don’t want something tall and wide taking up the …

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How To Get Houseplants For FREE

How To Get Houseplants For Free

Building your indoor plant jungle can get pretty expensive. Especially if you’re trying to do it as quickly as possible.  But you don’t have to restrict yourself to buying plants at garden centres, online plant shops or big supermarkets. You can often get houseplants for free. If you know where to look. Some of my …

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How To Feed Houseplants So That They Thrive


Houseplants, much like pets, are completely dependant on us to give them everything they need. We need to water them and we need to feed them. Out in the wild, they get water from rain and nutrients from the soil. But when we bring them into our home they have a finite amount of nutrients …

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How To Water Plants While You’re Away


Oh go on then, I will allow you to go away once in a while. If you must. 😉 Houseplants are like pets. They are living things and they are totally reliant on us to not only keep them alive, but also help them thrive. If you go away for a period of time, they …

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10 Easy DIY Planters For Houseplants


You’ve been umming and ahhing about whether to splash out on that gorgeous, large Monstera Deliciosa and finally decide to go for it. Then you realise it comes in a plastic pot which looks downright ugly. But a decent large planter is almost as much as the plant! What do you do? Well, you could …

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What Is The Best Water For Houseplants?


Water is water, right? Yes, but sometimes water contains things that you don’t want your houseplants getting. Tap water will usually be fine and will get you through, but a good houseplant parent is looking for better than ‘fine’. So, what is the best water for houseplants? Glad you asked, let’s take a look! What …

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How And When To Water A Houseplant: A Beginner’s Guide


It’s tricky, isn’t it? You hear so much about overwatering houseplants from different parts of the internet, but you want to make sure your plants are getting enough water. All you want is a simply way to know how and when to water a houseplant. I like simple things (maybe this says a lot about …

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How To Repot A Houseplant Without Killing It


I know, I know, you didn’t sign up to this to get your hands dirty. You’ve just had a manicure after all (I’m talking to all the houseplant dads out there obviously! 😉). The fact is, your houseplants will grow. I hope you know this and I hope you actually want this to happen. As …

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5 Great Reasons To Give A Houseplant This Christmas


The more I think about it, the more it makes such good sense to give someone a houseplant this Christmas. I mean, giving a houseplant is an awesome thing to do at any time of the year, but it’s particularly good at Christmas. I have some good reasons for this. 1. It is a Unique …

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