Aerial Roots

Aerial roots, as the name suggests, are roots that are exposed to the air. They are adventitious, and grow from the plants stem. Several plants will grow aerial roots, (and you probably have a few in your home) – Monstera, Ficus, Pothos, Philodendrons, Orchids, and some Cactus varieties. What role do they play? Aerial roots…

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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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Tips for Plant Shopping

I think it is fair to say that plant shopping is one of the best retail therapies out there. What feeling do you get when you walk into a nursery? I, for one, have mixed feelings – definitely excitement, but also stress that I wont be able to fit all the plants in my car.…

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Simplifying Houseplant Care

If you’re someone who likes the idea of starting a houseplant collection, but think its daunting, or you’re convinced that you’ll kill a plant just by looking at it, give this a quick read. If you still think you’re not ready to be a plant parent, start with one plant, master its care, add a…

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Plant Profile: Philodendron Pink Princess

This plant features on the ‘Top 5 plants of 2021‘ for a reason – it’s gorgeous pink variegated leaves!Only recently available in Mauritius, it’s flying off the shelves and nurseries are rushing to keep up with demand. I was lucky to get my hands on one before the craze hit, and now I’ve added another…

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