If your plants have been attacked by thrips the new growth looks curled and distorted. The leaves can also turn a silvery colour.
Mealybugs are some of the easier to identify pests. They have soft-bodies, oval shape and white cottony appearance.
Spider mite damage can be seen as tiny speckles or dots on the leaves. Upon closer inspection with a magnifying glass you will notice very fine webbing on your plant.
If your plants have been attacked by aphids the new growth is usually misshapen and the leaves might be yellowing. Check this article for how to treat aphids.
Pests on indoor plants are common but some plants are more prone to certain pests than others. Here's some info on how to recognise each pest and how to treat your plants.
There's so many wishlist plants popping everywhere, I bet it's hard to always find a good place to source your plants. So here's a list of my favourite places.
This very popular variegated plant has made the wishlist of many plant collectors due to its beautiful foliage and easy to grow requirements.
I’m sure seeing so many beautiful and colourful Caladium images over Instagram has made you buy few (or 10) bulbs to add to your indoor jungle. These exotic looking plants stunning foliage and are very easy to grow both indoor and outdoors (if you live in a climate that supports this).
Philodendron Verrucosum is probably my favourite plant in my collection. I love the striking colour of the leaves throughout their lifecycle. Emerging with a bold yellow and red when unfurling, the deep red underneath the leaves and the morphing into different shades of green after maturing.
Root rot it’s a common occurrence in plants unfortunately and I’m sure we’ve all experienced it at least once.
Planters have long stopped being just a utilitarian object for your plants and have transformed into beautiful decorations in our homes while still fulfilling your plants’ needs.
Yay, you are the lucky owner of a rare Philodendron Birkin. Here's few tips to look after your plant.
If you want your plants to love you back and reward you with lush foliage, learn when and how to fertilise your indoor plants.
So here are few tips on plant care that have kept this princess alive (so far).
One of the most questions I get a lot of the time when people stumble upon my Instagram is 'Where did I got my Philodendron Pink Princess?' from.
The Variegated Rubber Plant is pretty easy to care for compared with some of my other plants, as long as it has the right amount of light and you don't overdo the watering routine.
The hunt for grow lights started as the autumn was approaching fast and I need to be able to supply my house plants with enough light until spring comes.
Located in East London, the street is the home of over 60 independent shops and stalls. It opens every Sunday from 8am to 3pm and as long as you are prepared to deal with crowds you are in for a great deal.
The Snake Plant originates from central Africa and impresses with her stunning stripes and structure.
Pilea or Chinese Money Plant has become extremely popular in the last couple of years among house plants lovers. They grow pretty fast, they are super cute and not too fussy.
This Manjula Pothos definitely goes in the category with her white heart-shaped foliage. The main difference (besides colour) between this pothos and her other siblings is that her leaves have wavy edges.
All Pothos plants have glossy, heart-shaped leaves (another bonus point), but this one has the most beautiful green and white leaves.
It's always been a massive low maintenance plant for me and being in such a big pot has meant it doesn't need watered as often as it holds moisture for much longer.
Like many other house plants, this indoor plant can improve the quality of air in your house or flat. It has also been found that the Zamioculcas Raven can remove carcinogens, such as Benzene.
Aloe Vera is probably the most common house plant across the globe.
I started being into plants in 2018 when a friend asked me to plant sit her plants...
A bit dramatic and temperamental, but the Fiddle Leaf Fig is definitely worth the trouble work.
Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' or Hoya Krimson Princess has one of the most beautiful variation of the Hoya family.
The Golden Pothos has heart-shaped leaves and marbled-like colours.
A pretty easy going fern (if such thing exists) as long as you miss your watering schedule.