5 Blossoming Houseplants to Brighten Your Home This Winter

Christmas lantern, Angel, Christmas gnome, Christmas Cactus and red candles on the window of a wooden house overlooking the winter garden.

As the winter season descends upon us, the skies turn a shade greyer, often mirroring the mood below. The once verdant trees stand bare, their leaves having taken a bow, marking the landscape with a stark, cold beauty. However, as nature outside prepares for a long winter’s nap, why not invite a flourish of colour … Read more

11 Best Houseplants With Long, Thin Leaves

Pink Princess (Philodendron)

Houseplants with long, thin leaves really add a lot of elegance to a room! There’s little wonder so many of us look for these slender stems and leaves whenever we want to transform the look of our kitchens, bedrooms, and living areas. So, inspired by this trend, I’ve put together a bumper list of the … Read more

What Plant is This? Best Plant Identification Apps

What Plant is This Best Plant Identification Apps

We’ve all been there – there’s a plant or flower or two in the garden you’d like to bring inside, but you can’t quite tell the species. Or, you’ve seen a few houseplants at your friends’ homes, but they’re none the wiser on what they actually are! That’s where making use of one of the … Read more

16 of the Best Houseplants For East Facing Windows

various houseplants on window sill of east facing window with sun rising in background

Finding the right spot for your houseplants can literally make or break them! In fact, many people look to place their green friends towards eastern windows. You will find the orientation of your windows from observing the sun rising from the east and setting in the west. But, why is it that so many people are … 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

Houseplants That Like Coffee Grounds (8 Great Plants!)

coffee grounds being added to houseplant soil

Just as many of us feel the benefit of a timely drink of coffee, plants like coffee grounds, too! Coffee grounds can be given to plants in one of three ways – as a component of compost, as a mulch, or reduced in liquid form. In this list of houseplants that like coffee grounds, we’ll take a … Read more

12 Best Indoor Plants for Dark Rooms (That You’ll LOVE) 

plants in a dark bedroom

Generally speaking, we all know that plants need a few things in order to grow – water, good soil, and light. Believe it or not, however, there are actually a few plants out there that don’t like being in the full glare too much! There are plenty of indoor plants that like dark rooms – … Read more

11 Best Plants to Hang in the Shower

modern bathroom with freestanding bath and shower with large plants throughout

Want to dress up your wetroom or shower space with some gorgeous greenery? You’re in luck. Some of the best plants to hang in the shower are super-simple to look after, and absolutely thrive in damp, humid conditions. By design, showers – like bathrooms in general – create special microclimates ideal for certain plants. Choosing … Read more