How to water house plants: the ultimate guide

watering cans and house plants

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 waterer, and let me tell you: your plants won’t thank …

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101 tips for keeping your house plants alive

photo of a house plant-filled living room

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 again UNLESS you have a plant that needs to be …

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The best low maintenance indoor plants

njoy pothos

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 …

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How to propagate plant cuttings in water

monstera propagating in water

I’m a huge lover of propagating plants because it combines my two passions: house plants and free shit. I never really believed propagating worked unless you had a massive greenhouse or fancy chemicals, but it turns out any idiot with some scissors and an old sweet chilli sauce jar can do it. Let me show …

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