5 Plants that can grow in water

Plants that grow in water are easy to care for and make no mess at all. In this post, I’ll be listing 5 plants that I have not yet featured which can grow in water.

Chlorophytum comosum (Spider Plant)

Spider plants are beautiful, hardy plants that can survive in low light, and need minimal nutrients. In fact, sometimes I’m quite sure the only things that will survive the apocalypse are Queen Elizabeth II, cockroaches and spider plants. They’re known for removing harmful chemicals from the air, as well as how prolific they are inContinue reading “Chlorophytum comosum (Spider Plant)”

Hedera Helix (Common Ivy)

Hedera helix, also known as Common ivy or English ivy, is a vining, flowering plant that does well both indoors and outdoors. It is robust and fast growing provided that you give it the conditions that it likes, which shouldn’t be hard to do. Its tendrils are steeped in centuries of close coexistence with humanity.Continue reading “Hedera Helix (Common Ivy)”

Dishing the (literal) dirt

The medium we grow our plants in is extremely important, because it dictates our watering schedule, fertilising, and ultimately, the wellbeing of our houseplants. In this blog post, I’ll be breaking down some common growing mediums in terms of their strengths and weaknesses. Commercial soil-based potting mixes are the most common growing mediums. These willContinue reading “Dishing the (literal) dirt”

Scindapsus pictus

Scindapsus pictus, also known as Satin Pothos, is a an extremely popular vining houseplant It is a fast grower, and really draws the eye with its unique texture. The leaves of Scindapsus picti have a satin-like texture, both in visual appearance and in tactile quality. The mottled leaves are also extremely interesting to look at.Continue reading “Scindapsus pictus”

Lights, camera, plants!

Light is an important food source for our plants. As such, it’s important to understand what level of light our plants need. Here, I’ll be covering the basics of how light applies to our houseplants, as well as what kinds of plants do well in each light condition. Light can be split up into 4Continue reading “Lights, camera, plants!”

Spathiphyllum wallisii (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum wallisi is an extremely resilient plant with charming foliage and generous blooms. Its elegance makes it a versatile design element, and it is easy to love as a plant. Some believe that it adds a sense of peacefulness to a space, and I must say I agree. There’s something inexplicably peaceful about this plant.Continue reading “Spathiphyllum wallisii (Peace Lily)”

Succulents

Succulents are a diverse range of plants that transcend taxonomic boundaries, existing outside of individual families of plants. Their popularity as houseplants and as outdoor plants is assured by their ease of care and striking appearance. In this blog post, I’ll be providing advice on how to incorporate them into your indoor spaces, as wellContinue reading “Succulents”

Syngonium podophyllum (Arrowhead Vine)

Overview Syngonium Podophyllum is a beautiful plant with vibrant colours and diverse cultivars. Understandably, it’s a plant that people everywhere absolutely adore. Here, I’ll be discussing: Whether it is the right plant for your space How to care for Syngonium podophyllum Is this the right plant for me? Whether Syngonium podophyllum is the right plantContinue reading “Syngonium podophyllum (Arrowhead Vine)”

Ficus elastica (Rubber plant)

Overview Ficus elastica is a popular houseplant for very good reasons: it adapts well to most indoor environments, is low maintenance, and it brings a strong vertical element into a space. In this post, I’ll be discussing: Whether it is the right plant for your space How to care for ficus elastica Should I getContinue reading “Ficus elastica (Rubber plant)”