TPlant Profile: Fiddle Leaf Fig

You’ll find this plant featured on many Instagram feeds around the world. It is one of the most sought-after houseplants at the moment, but be prepared to loosen your purse strings to get one. Ficus lyrata, or more commonly known as the Fiddle leaf fig, is a beautiful tree to add to your collection &…

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Indoor plant care tips you wish you knew sooner

Repost from Redfin – Mike Cahill. Thank you for featuring my plant tip! Incorporating plants into your home decor can be one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to bring life to your space. Not only that but they have also been found to provide a variety of mood-boosting qualities and health benefits that…

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Philodendron gloriosum

Aroids have become quite the craze these last few years, especially the ‘rare’ or harder-to-find species.Philodendron gloriosum has slowly made its way into the spot light, with its beautiful large white-veined leaves, capturing the attention of many collectors.Philodendrons are either climbers or creepers, and this is the latter. The gloriosum is native to the forest…

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Plant Profile: Alocasia ‘stingray’ variegated

A new plant for your wish list! This beauty resembles the marine animal it was named after – the Stingray. The leaves resemble the wings of the ray, and the elongated tip resembles the tail.This plant is also commonly known as Alocasia ‘Mickey Mouse’, as some believe it looks more like the Disney character than…

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Plant Profile: Procis repens

The Procis repens was recently reclassified, and was formally known as ‘Pellionia repens’This evergreen trailing vine is a perfect shelf plant, but can also be grown easily in a terrarium.Commonly known as ‘Trailing watermelon begonia’ (however this plant is neither). Named begonia due to leaf placement similarities, and ‘watermelon’ due to its watermelon rind leaf…

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Root Rot – What is it & Can I save my plant?

Root rot has to be one of the most dreaded plant diseases for people with plants. One minute your plant is looking healthy and lush, and the next minute the leaves are yellowing and you question yourself as a plant parent. In the past I’ve killed several plants by allowing root rot to take hold,…

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Plant Profile: Peace Lily

This is one of the more popular houseplants for beginners. It’s known to be easy to care for, and is one of only a few houseplants that flower indoors. It’s flower is a simple, yet beautiful white spathe, and those who know how to care for the Peace Lily will possibly see it flower twice…

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Plant Profile: Marble Queen Pothos

The Epipremnum aureum ‘Marble Queen’ or ‘Marble Queen Pothos’, as I’ll refer to it on this post, is a beautiful indoor plant to add to your collection. Its native to South East Asia, and also goes by the name ‘Devils Ivy’ which is an umbrella term for most Pothos, and is non specific.The Marble Queen…

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