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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…

How to water house plants: the ultimate guide

How to water house plants: the ultimate guide

Getting to grips with how to water my plants was life-changing when it came to my ability to keep them alive for more than a week. Now they actually GROW. I oscillated wildly between being an extremely neglectful plant parent to being a chronic over…

101 tips for keeping your house plants alive

101 tips for keeping your house plants alive

I’m as interested as you to see if I can come up with A HUNDRED AND ONE tips for keeping your house plants alive.  I mean, 101. That’s loads. We’d better crack on! 1 – Let the top inch of soil dry out before watering…

The best air purifying indoor plants that won’t kill your cat

The best air purifying indoor plants that won’t kill your cat

Do plants really purify the air? YES! My boyfriend actually feels that the air is noticeably different since I added dozens (oops) of plants to our home this summer. If you bring a plant into your home to purify the air it’s called phytoremediation. It’s…

The best low maintenance indoor plants

The best low maintenance indoor plants

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…