Does Copper Kill Air Plants?

air plant close up

Air plants are generally very easy to look after and keep healthy over a long lifespan. However, there are a few elements out there that can prove toxic to these otherwise hardy greens. For example, does copper kill air plants? Perhaps surprisingly, air plants and copper don’t mix – as plants can die if the … Read more

How To Propagate Hoya Kerrii Plant (And What Not To Do)

Hoya Kerrii Plant

Hoya Kerrii is a gorgeous tropical plant that’s become a major hit in homes across the US. You may know it well as the Sweetheart Plant or Hoya – it’s a popular gift to give to loved ones on holidays and anniversaries. Thankfully, providing you’re careful with moisture and humidity – and know 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 Propagate A Xanadu Plant (Step by Step Guide)

How To Propagate A Xanadu Plant

Propagating Xanadu plants is a cinch when you know how! They are commonly known as Philodendron Xanadu or Winterbourn plants, and are natives of the tropics. To propagate them successfully, it’s not surprising that we need to replicate their natural growing conditions. Before you start dreaming of your own indoor jungle, however, do you know … Read more

How To Care For A Corn Plant (Dracaena Fragrans)

Corn Plant (Dracaena Fragrans)

If you are looking for an easy-care yet ever-stunning indoor plant, corn plants are absolutely worth considering! Learning how to care for a corn plant won’t take you too long – and compared to many other greens inside your home, you won’t have to do much to keep them growing and looking great. Corn plants … Read more

How To Propagate ZZ Plants (4 Fantastic Methods!)

person propagating a zz plant

Want to learn how to propagate ZZ plants? You’re in luck – there are four ways to propagate these lovable greens. Each has its advantages and, frankly, a few disadvantages. These plants really are worth the effort, and most new owners of a ZZ quickly become fans. These lush green plants are genuinely fantastic to … 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

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