How To Prune a ZZ Plant: Top Tips to Ensure Healthy Growth

ZZ plant, leaves in new pot on wooden floor

ZZ plants, or Zamioculcas zamiifolia, are stunning houseplant favourites that I’ve been personally growing for years. However, as you might expect, they will need a little TLC occasionally! With that in mind, do you know how to prune a ZZ plant for the best? Pruning ZZ plants for the first time can be daunting. There … Read more

How to Clean Orchid Leaves (Five Simple Steps)

beautiful purple potted orchid with bookshelf in background

As their native home is in the tropics, orchids are accustomed to having showers! Growing in the wild, torrential or showers of rain help keep these stunning plants healthy. Keeping your orchid leaves in tip-top condition in the home or office can be easy, too. Worried about your orchid looking worn or unkempt? There’s really … Read more

Why Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves Are Dropping

fiddle leaf fig plant being repotted

Fiddle Leaf Fig plants are absolutely gorgeous to look at – but unfortunately, they can be seriously sensitive. It’s not unheard of for this plant to start dropping leaves when you least expect it. But “why is my Fiddle Leaf Fig dropping leaves at all,” you might ask! As it happens, there are a few … Read more

Are Pineapple Plants Toxic To Cats?

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Pineapple plants are some of the most beautiful and fun plants you can add to your home. Their vibrant green petals and juicy fruits make them a great addition to any bedroom, kitchen or dining area. But what if these plants pose a danger to our beloved pets? Naturally, we all want our pets and … Read more

Are Air Plants Toxic to Cats?

close up of cat looking through plant leaves

Air plants are becoming increasingly popular as attractive little displays – with over 400 different species, they are usually grown indoors and won’t even need soil! However, anyone with curious pets may wonder if these growths are harmful to their furry friends. As cats are adept at climbing, it’s good to be careful – but … Read more

How To Grow Lavender Indoors (Easy To Follow Guide)

close up of lavender plant

Who doesn’t love the smell of lavender? Lavender plants are, thankfully, pretty easy to grow indoors. Many think of these perennials as outdoor ‘cottage garden’ plants or growing wild in fields. But, as indoor plants, they often have a longer flowering season, as they get plenty of attention! If you’re keen to learn how to … Read more

How To Care For A Rubber Plant – Your Complete Guide!

Rubber Plant

Who doesn’t like a good rubber plant? These timeless indoor greens are easy to look after and make for fantastic decorations. However, many of us end up buying these plants without knowing how to give them the TLC they deserve. Knowing how to care for a rubber plant properly will ensure years of lovely green … Read more

How To Plant Bamboo Seeds (6 EASY Steps)

young bamboo plants in small pots

If you are lucky enough to have some bamboo seeds to plant, growing strategies can depend on the type you’d like to grow – and when! Knowing how to plant bamboo seeds is, of course, just the start of your journey – but it’s still worth getting right. Below, I’ll help you decide how to … Read more

11 Brilliant Bathroom Plants That Don’t Need Sunlight

snake plant in bathroom

Did you know that you don’t have to keep houseplants away from the most humid spaces in your home? Believe it or not, there are plenty of great bathroom plants that don’t need sunlight – meaning you can easily place them around your wet room, shower or tub without needing to worry about giving them … Read more

Why Is My Bamboo Turning Yellow? (How To Solve It!)

Why Is My Bamboo Turning Yellow

Bamboo is hardy, fast-growing, and gorgeous to look at – but the day may well come when you spot your prized plant and wonder ‘why is my bamboo turning yellow’? There are several reasons why you may suddenly have yellow bamboo in your home. The most common reason is normally fairly benign – however, I’ll … Read more