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”

Plants for your home office

More than ever, people are now working from home where possible because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, it is a good idea to organise your space to maximise productivity. When you can truly enjoy being in a space without being distracted by it, you’ll get the most done. Plants not only add to yourContinue reading “Plants for your home office”

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)”

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”

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)”