Can You Use Epsom Salts on House Plants?

I need to start this by saying that I’ve never used Epsom salts on my plants, because, from the research I’ve done, they can do more harm than good, and the good they do isn’t exactly life-changing. The studies I read all largely came to the same conclusion: there might be some benefit to using …

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Hydrogen Peroxide & House Plants FAQ

Hydrogen peroxide was one of those ‘scary products that I avoided until, er, this year, because I didn’t want to burn myself/burn my house down/give myself a terrible dye job. It’s super handy to have around though. I don’t use it often (I think my boyfriend uses it more than me for mysterious aquarium-related purposes)but …

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How to Revive A Dying Palm

I don’t have any palm trees for two reasons. They bloody LOVE a bit of scale. Can’t get enough of them. And I hate scale. I’m a big fan of cutting plants right back if they look crap/get infested with bugs. You can’t do that with a lot of palms. I should probably get one, …

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How to Care For Schefflera

I don’t think that there’s enough Schefflera love. They’re one of those OG, grandma-type house plants that haven’t really piqued the interest of the cool house plant gang. Luckily, I have never been cool (I had a briefcase when I was a kid. A briefcase.), so I’m happy to throw my money (all £3 of …

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How to Revive a Dying Rubber Plant

Rubber plants are one of those common, easy-care plants that I just couldn’t seem to convince to grow. I’m there now – both my regular burgundy and my variegated rubber plants have produced a plethora of gorgeous new growth this year, despite both having VERY rocky winters. So I feel like I’m qualified to talk …

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