Hydro plants: A simple guide to growing in water

I’m not sure if hydro plants are also trending elsewhere in the world, but they certainly are here in Australia. When you think about it, it makes a lot of sense that people are getting into hydro: The houseplant hobby has expanded exponentially since the pandemic hit, but as people are increasingly returning to theirContinue reading “Hydro plants: A simple guide to growing in water”

Top 5 houseplants for mental health

2020 has been a tough year for everyone’s mental health, with the precarious political landscape, global pandemic, and economic disturbance. Houseplants are clearly the solution to all our problems obviously not a fix for these problems, and they are in no way a substitute for professional help when it comes to improving one’s mental health.Continue reading “Top 5 houseplants for mental health”

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)”