What Is Bright Indirect Light?

If you’ve bought a houseplant, read a houseplant book or a blog or even just had a look around the garden centre you’ve no doubt come across the term ‘Bright Indirect Light’. But what is bright indirect light? Good question. The answer isn’t quite what you might expect by taking the phrase literally. My definition …

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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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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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