Pilea Peperomioides Care: The Ultimate Guide

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 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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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 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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How Do You Know When To Repot A Houseplant?


It’s a job any beginner houseplant parent will go to great lengths to put off, but it will often produce amazing results if you actually do it. Repotting a houseplant can encourage a growth spurt, help bring a plant back to good health after a pest infestation or even just make it look more in …

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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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