How to keep house plants alive 101: everything you need to know

How to keep house plants alive 101: everything you need to know

I come from a long line of plant killers. I carried on that proud tradition for a long time – well into my thirties. I don’t know what changed exactly – I think it must have been the sheer amount time spent on Pinterest looking…

Why (and how) you need to clean your house plants

Why (and how) you need to clean your house plants

Yes, you should be cleaning your house plants. No, of course I don’t clean mine as often as I should. Does anyone? Honestly? Why you need to clean your houseplants For a start nothing on God’s green earth can attract dust like a house plant.…

How to keep your house plants alive over winter

How to keep your house plants alive over winter

I’ve only been into keeping house plants properly since about April of this year, so all the information in this post is from Google, not from experience. Also, I know it doesn’t really need to be said but this post isn’t for those of you…

How to repot a house plant (without killing it) 101

How to repot a house plant (without killing it) 101

Really Caroline, a whole post on how to shift a plant into a slightly bigger one and stick a bit more soil in it? Yes, actually, because there’s a bit more to it than that, should you be interested in not killing your plant babies.…

Fertilising your house plants: everything you need to know

Fertilising your house plants: everything you need to know

It’s generally assumed that plants get their energy from the sun. All they need is a bit of bright, indirect light and the odd water and they’ll be a-ok! And that’s largely true. The majority of house plants will grow ok with no fertiliser, especially…