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MY JOURNEY INTO PLANT PARENTHOOD

I started with an unknown Succulent and a Peace Lily.
Now I have more than 40 plants in our apartment.
I would love to introduce you to my plant family!

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Featured: Meet Ireland’s ‘plantstagrammers’ on Independent.ie

You know I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, being a part of the plant community is just amazing. I have met so many incredible people and have learned a ton from others and their shared experiences. In September NewDayNewGrowth was included in Independent.ie Weekend Magazine’s feature about Ireland’s plantstagrammers. I love being…

Beginner’s Guide: Learning From Fellow Plant Parents (Part Three)

One of the biggest mistakes, in my opinion, new plant parents make is believing that a person is born with green fingers. Houseplants, like any other hobby or interest can come more naturally to some but most of the time the only way you will succeed is if you are willing to learn. Luckily the…

Meet The Family: Calathea Collection – Plants That Make You Go WOW!

When I started my plant obsession, I heard a lot of warnings about Calatheas as they are considered to be high maintenance plants. I was really nervous when I got my first Calathea, but I soon bought a second, third and now I have eight Calatheas. Don’t get me wrong, they are very fussy and…

Beginner’s Guide: Learning From Fellow Plant Parents (Part Two)

One of the biggest mistakes, in my opinion, a new plant parent makes is believing that a person is born with green fingers. Caring for plants, like any other hobby or interest can come more naturally to some but most of the time the only way you will succeed is if you are willing to…

Ordering Plants Online: Shopping With BabyPLNTS Plus Free Gift

Most of my plants are bought from local plant shops or garden centers but in March when the pandemic started to get very real and travelling was restricted I needed to get my fix somewhere! I had already discovered Online Babyplants through Instagram but I was hesitant to order online as I was scared of…

Beginner’s Guide: Learning From Fellow Plant Parents (Part One)

One of the biggest mistakes, in my opinion, a new plant parent makes is believing that a person is born with green fingers. Caring for plants, like any other hobby or interest can come more naturally to some but most of the time the only way you will succeed is if you are willing to…

Meet The Family: Boston Fern – Living That Jungle Bathroom Life

After the whole I killed My ZZ debacle I was completely disheartened and felt like a complete failure as a plant parent. Ironically that day I thought that a trip to a garden centre (and a piece of cake) would cheer me up. On our way to Carewswood Garden Centre, one of my favourite coffee…

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New Day New Growth: Becoming A Plant Parent

Hi there, and welcome to my blog! I am a new plant parent based in Ireland and am growing my indoor garden one (or rather multiple) plant(s) at a time. My journey into plant parenthood started in November 2019 when I made an early New Year’s resolution to focus on growth. It started with one…

Beginner’s Guide: 5 Tips For New Plant Parents

Caring for houseplants to me means learning to grow and growing as you learn. If you follow me on Instagram or if you’ve read some of my other posts you will know I am completely new to caring for houseplants. My journey started in November 2019 when I made an early New Year’s resolution to…

Beginner’s Guide: My Top 10 Easy To Care For Plants

As a new plant parent I tend to buy plants that are easy to care for. In my opinion an easy to care for plant is a plant that is not as fussy with regards to light, temperature and humidity and is not as susceptible to pests. This does not mean that these plants don’t…


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