How often should you water indoor plants?

I wish I could tell you that you could set yourself a reminder and water all your plants weekly. Unfortunately, it’s not the best way to do it, unless you want to overwater. And you definitely don’t want to overwater. Read why in this post (tl;dr – it’ll kill your plant babies). So, how often … Read more

Which house plants grow the quickest in the UK?

Tradescantia Zebria

I think that the main reason why I have so many houseplants is that I have a problem they’re great as an alternative to more expensive home decor items. But houseplants, for the most part, have their origins in the tropics. And to buy houseplants cheaply, you’re best of buying ’em when they’re babies. So … Read more

Do house plants need pots with holes?

tradescantia and ZZ plant

If you’ve got any idea about houseplants at all, you’ll know that the number two killer of houseplants is overwatering. Plants don’t like having their roots sat in a pool of water. It doesn’t feel nice. It rots rot and can drown the plant. With all this being said, I think I can pretty confidently … Read more

How do you stop overwatering plants?

aloe vera

As you, learned plant parent extraordinaire that you undoubtedly are, probably already know, overwatering is the no. 2 reason houseplants die. (The no. 1 reason is, I’m pretty sure, general neglect, but I’m certain the people that neglect their plants a) know why their plants are dying and b) aren’t reading this). So how do … Read more