Why does everyone suggest giving orchids as gifts? I get that they’re beautiful, but only when they’re blooming. Their foliage is a bit…blah. I’m going to assume here that we’re giving this plant to a non-planty friend. Maybe someone that’s commented on how nice your plants look or something. I would tend to suggest giving … Read more Which plants make good gifts?
Organising house plants for most people is easy: a Monstera Deliciosa in the corner, a pothos hanging on the bookcase, a couple of Peperomia and cacti in the window… It looks all very Scandinavian and cool. But what about those of us with literally dozens of plants? I only have a tiny house. Tiny. So … Read more How to organise indoor plants
Do plants really purify the air? Yes, kind of. But also, probably not really. Look, I wrote this article I while ago. If you want to buy plants and tell your SO they’re cleaning the air, the one’s below are the more likely to have an effect. Just don’t let them read this article. My … Read more The best air purifying indoor plants that won’t kill your cat
There are umpteen low maintenance house plant articles out there, and from reading it it’s pretty clear that the people writing them either have no idea about plant care or severely underestimate just how lazy some of us are. For that reason, I’m going to rank the thirteen plants I’ve picked as being truly low … Read more The best low maintenance indoor plants
Bathrooms can be cold, stark places, and what better (and cheaper) way to brighten up yours than with a plant? Or lots of plants, covering every surface which is a thing that keeps cropping up on Instagram. The only thing I can say about that is that Plantstagrammers move their plants around a lot. Don’t … Read more Can you keep plants in the bathroom?