18 of the Best Trailing Houseplants

close up of trailing plants in pots

For those of us who love greenery, sharing our home with a few trailing indoor plants can be very satisfying! Aside from being decorative, trailing houseplants can help purify the air. They can also screen off an area, be therapeutic or provide a pleasant scent. If you fancy bringing a few hanging houseplants or trailing blooms … Read more

25 of the Best North Facing Window Plants

houseplants sitting on north facing window sill

Are you looking for new houseplants for north facing window sills? The great news is, there are plenty of lovely blooms and greens that will thrive in this particular direction. North facing window plants are ideally tolerant of lower levels of light – not those demanding direct sunlight to thrive. If you have a north facing … Read more

How to Revive a Dying Aloe Vera Plant

top down view of aloe vera plant

Aloe vera plants are massively popular the world over. Not only are they beautiful and unique, but they also have fantastic healing properties. It’s why they are commonly used in beauty and hygiene products. However, they also need some careful looking after, too. So knowing how to revive a dying aloe vera plant is worth keeping … Read more

How To Take Care Of A Peace Lily: A Beginners Guide

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Ever thought of getting a peace lily of your own? They make for brilliant entry-level plants – and are gorgeous to watch grow and prosper. What’s more, learning how to take care of a peace lily is surprisingly simple. Peace Lilies are plants with very distinct appearances. They have slender, dark green and shiny leaves, … Read more

How to Care For a Pineapple Plant: The Ultimate Guide

close up of a pineapple plant

Pineapple plants are simply stunning! They make a bold statement without being fussy to care for. If you have had a pineapple plant in your collection before, you will know that these plants thrive to produce fruit. They are dramatic, easy to manage and instantly recognisable plants. But, when it comes to pineapple plant care, … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Greenhouses

mini indoor greenhouse with plants inside

Indoor greenhouses are – as you might expect – mini greenhouse fixtures that you can set up inside your home. You may choose to set up a greenhouse for your windowsill, or one that you can carefully keep an eye on in your conservatory. A range of indoor greenhouses are on sale in garden centres, … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Houseplant Flies (Fungus Gnats) 5 Tips

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How to get rid of houseplant flies? It’s a very common question for those of us who like to keep indoor plants. Houseplant flies aka fungus gnats actually pose more of a nuisance to us than our green friends. Apart from causing irritation, they can attract other bigger flies and insects, too. Such influxes of … Read more

Low Light Houseplants That Are Safe for Cats

cat at home looking up at a plant

Is your cat’s taste for houseplants driving you potty? Are they starting to nibble at your greenery and causing a fuss? Eating plants is pretty normal behaviour for a moggy – however, you need to be especially careful that the plants you have in your home are safe for them to be around. In this … Read more

Are Eggshells Good For Houseplants? (And Which Plants Like Them)

hand putting crushed eggshells into a plant pot

Gardeners and houseplant lovers have long been using eggshells as plant fertiliser. There’s no question about its beneficial effect in agricultural in general and in particular for houseplants. Containing beneficial nutrients, using eggshells is becoming more and more popular. Are eggshells good for houseplants? Yes, they are. The regular use of eggshells has a very … Read more

10 Tips To Stop Your Cat Eating Houseplants

cat eating a plant

If you’re wondering how to stop your cat eating houseplants or indeed why cats eat houseplants, then you’re not alone! Although cats are carnivorous animals, they sometimes eat houseplants. There is limited research in this matter, however it is believed that they could need the nutrients found in the plants, they could be extremely bored, … Read more