The 5 Unkillables

Ever read the book The Killables by Gemma Malley? I’m going to introduce you to The Unkillables, 5 plants who will survive just about anything that indoor environments can throw at them. Obviously, this is just puffery: all plants have their strengths and weaknesses, and these plants are no different. However, they’re low maintenance overContinue reading “The 5 Unkillables”

5 Plant YouTubers I like to watch

Okay, you’ve probably guessed by now that I’m totally obsessed with houseplants at this point. In fact, I even watch houseplant content on YouTube in my spare time when I’m not studying, working or blogging. Having combed through a lot of of YouTube to plant content, I feel like I’m in a pretty good positionContinue reading “5 Plant YouTubers I like to watch”

5 Plant decor tips

I used to think “the more the better” with plants. Basically, anywhere I had space and light for a plant, I would try to include one. I just loved growing plants. This resulted in an indoor jungle, which may appeal to some, but it ended up getting a little too much for me in theContinue reading “5 Plant decor tips”

Phalaenopsis Orchids

Just today, I received an orchid in the mail, inspiring me to write about orchids. As you undoubtedly know, Phalaenopsis is a flowering genus of plants from the Orchidaceae family. Orchids, in my opinion, some of the most regal and elegant plants to look at, and it is no wonder at all that they wereContinue reading “Phalaenopsis Orchids”

Busting 5 houseplant myths

When I was a beginner houseplant enthusiast, I often had to look online for information on plant care. Having been in the game now for a few good years, I can now look back at some of the information and tell you that it is categorically just wrong. Here’s a list of some of theContinue reading “Busting 5 houseplant myths”

Pest profile: Spider mites

Our houseplants are our babies, so when something happens to them, it can be highly distressing to us. Probably one of the worst things to experience is having pests sap your plants of their vitality. They can be hard to manage, and if they aren’t eliminated in time, they could also infect the rest ofContinue reading “Pest profile: Spider mites”

How to propagate succulents

Everybody loves succulents. I mean, how could you not? They’re striking plants that come in every shape and size. They’re low maintenance and they really are the gift that keeps on giving. I don’t mean that figuratively. I mean they’re so prolific in their reproduction that they just keep producing more and more succulents. PropagatingContinue reading “How to propagate succulents”

Talking to your plants pt. I: Water and Moisture

When we think of crazy cat ladies, we tend to think of single, middle-aged ladies with frizzy, dishevelled hair, crooked glasses, and a perpetual hunch. They speak to their cats, and react to their meowing as if they can understand what the cats are saying. Some even meow back (Okay, I sometimes do this too).Continue reading “Talking to your plants pt. I: Water and Moisture”

Epipremnum Aureum (Golden Pothos)

Epipremnum Aureum is a vining aroid also known as Golden Pothos or Devil’s Ivy. It is extremely popular because of how quickly it grows, its ability to survive under most conditions, and its aesthetic appeal. It is a great house plant to gift to beginners, especially since it is so easy to propagate from cuttings.Continue reading “Epipremnum Aureum (Golden Pothos)”