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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What Are The 6 Best Houseplants For Beginners?


Being a beginner houseplant parent can be a little daunting. You’ve got a living thing to look after and a million people telling you the best way to look after it. It’s a little bit like when I was learning to swim. I didn’t take the easy route with floats and learning the technique. I …

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How Much Light Do Houseplants Need?

I’m sorry, I’m going to say it. I just can’t hold it back. If you’re asking how much light houseplants need, I just have to answer with: How long is a piece of string? There are thousands of varieties of houseplants. Admittedly we only really choose plants from a very small selection but still, you …

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Beginners Guide To Basic Houseplant Care

We all start as houseplant beginners. Some of us believe there isn’t a single green finger to be found on either hand. But this doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the many benefits of owning a houseplant or two….or seventeen. You just need some basic houseplant care guidance to get you going. I learnt as I …

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How To Care for Houseplants

We’ve all done it, I’m sure. You went to the garden centre, got excited by the beautiful plants on offer and bought yourself a cheeky-looking Monkey Mask plant. You decided you can figure out how to care for houseplants later. You just have to have that plant now! Then, a couple of months later, a …

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Can You Overwater Plants?


The subject of overwatering houseplants is a bit of a bug bear for me. Can you overwater plants? In short, yes you can. But there is much more to it than that. Oversimplifying Overwatering The statement that ‘overwatering is the number one killer of plants’ gets thrown around A LOT. I think it caught on …

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10 Best Houseplants for Cold Rooms


There could be a number of reasons you need a cold tolerant plant. For me, it was our cabin in the garden that I can’t justify heating all day. For this reason, I needed to find the best housplants for cold rooms so that I could choose some good ones to surround myself with while …

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11 Stunning Large Indoor Plants and Trees


Indoor plants are fantastic, we can’t get enough of them. But what do you do if you want a bit more drama and scale to your indoor garden? You need some large indoor plants and trees! There’s no need to restrict all trees to the outdoors, as long as you choose the right ones. You …

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12 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

I thought we’d start with quite a sore point among beginner indoor gardeners. When you buy an houseplant it becomes more of a ‘baby’ to you than a plant you’d put outside in your garden. I think this is because it is all alone in a seemingly strange environment for plants. It is sitting in …

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