Plant projects

Best mini greenhouses for houseplants

Most people buy a small greenhouse for protecting their outdoor plants from the elements, or for starting off seedlings or fruit/vegetables such as tomato plants etc.  But a small greenhouse can also be great for boosting your houseplants; moving your sun-loving houseplants outdoors during the summer months can really enhance their growth, especially if your […]

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Best way to grow an avocado tree from seed

Growing your own avocado tree can be a lot of fun.  It takes a bit of patience (it can take around 3 or 4 months before they even start to sprout roots), but you should be rewarded with a lovely leafy indoor plant. It can take years for an avocado plant to branch out into […]

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Best Bonsai Tree for Beginners

Indoor Bonsai for Beginners Bonsai is an ancient tradition of growing miniature trees. People often think that growing a Bonsai tree is a specialist art and that it takes lots of time and expert knowledge. While this can be true for some cultivations, there are many that are easy-going and quite simple to care for. […]

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Crystals and plants

Plants love crystals!  Yes, those pretty gemstones that you can buy to ordain your home or even wear as jewellery have healing properties that can aid your houseplants.  There are so many uses for crystals but you probably didn’t think of using them for your garden or for your houseplants.   The presence of crystals has […]

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Best houseplants for beginners

Which houseplants are best plants for beginners?  Which houseplants are easiest for beginners?  When you walk into a garden centre to buy your first houseplant, the amount of choice can be overwhelming, where do you start? Many people buy a plant because it looks nice and they think it will look great in their home. […]

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