Plant profile: how to care for…Christmas Cactus

christmas cactus

Ah, the Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) , the plant most beloved by little old ladies all over the world, probably because they’re the only ones that can make it actually bloom. The rest of us just watch them grow and shed blooms because we’ve angered it in some way. Quickfire Christmas Cactus care Light: bright, … Read more Plant profile: how to care for…Christmas Cactus

Plant profile: how to care for…Chain of hearts

chain of hearts on green background

If you want a miniature trailing plant, you can’t go far wrong with a chain of hearts. In my experience, they’re really easy to keep happy, especially if you’re a serial underwater like me. There’s a variegated form if that’s your jam. Personally they don’t do it for me. The variegation is pretty, but not … Read more Plant profile: how to care for…Chain of hearts

Plant profile: how to care for…Syngoniums

syngonium

Syngoniums are, in my opinion, criminally underrated in the house plant world. They’re one of my favourites. There are so many cool types, and they’re super easy to care for. I’ll post pictures of my collection at the bottom. You may have them referred to as Arrowhead vines, but I call them Syngoniums because I … Read more Plant profile: how to care for…Syngoniums