Top 5 Indoor Trees

Indoor trees make for beautiful vertical elements that draw the eye upward, creating height in a room or a group of plants. They also balance out larger floor plants and furniture that don’t add a lot of height. They should be added to any room which has many low-lying visual elements like most pieces ofContinue reading “Top 5 Indoor Trees”

Air Plant Care Guide: 3 important tips for keeping your Tillandsia looking good

Air plants are some of the most fascinating plants for houseplant owners: they don’t need any soil, they’ll grow on just about any surface, and they come in all shapes and sizes. I love air plants because they’re easy to care for and don’t attract pests because they don’t need be to grown in aContinue reading “Air Plant Care Guide: 3 important tips for keeping your Tillandsia looking good”

Coir poles in 3 simple steps: an easy, neat, and sustainable alternative to moss poles

I recently noticed that my monstera was beginning to tilt towards my window to catch the light in an extremely precarious way that made me worry that it might fall over, so I decided it was about time that I attached it to an upright stake. Once I got started making stakes for my houseplants,Continue reading “Coir poles in 3 simple steps: an easy, neat, and sustainable alternative to moss poles”

Update: Spider mites and aloe flowers

In a not at all surprising turn of events, your boye is faced with spider mites yet again. This year, I’ve been vigilant, though, so I’m hoping I’ll have the situation under control. Basically, I’ve been looking out for any sign of the critters, and making sure to elevate my plants with the lowest riskContinue reading “Update: Spider mites and aloe flowers”

Pest Profile 2: Fungus gnats

Fungus gnats are unsavoury flying pests which aren’t all that harmful, but they can still be a bit of a headache. Nobody likes seeing tiny little flies flitting around their homes searching for soil to make their home in. In this post, we’ll be delving into how to identify, exterminate and prevent fungus gnat infestations.Continue reading “Pest Profile 2: Fungus gnats”

Up your plant game: 5 Plant FAQs answered

1. How can I increase humidity without damaging my home/furniture? Some people use humidifiers in their home to take care of calatheas, ferns and other high humidity plants. Personally, I don’t do this because it has the potential to cause damage to paint and wood. There are a few things you can do to ensureContinue reading “Up your plant game: 5 Plant FAQs answered”