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 Plant Tips: Finding The Right Plants For You

The topic for today’s June Beginner Plant Tips is about finding the right plants for you. Choosing a plant is a very personal decision and will depend on your preferences and situation. There are a lot of factors to consider when purchasing a plant, but I do know that sometimes it is easy to ignore…

Beginner Plant Tips: Becoming A Better Plant Parent

There are a lot of things you will learn as a new plant parent and with technology these days there are so many different ways for you to gain knowledge about caring for houseplants. I love learning new things both in a personal and professional capacity. I strongly believe that you can’t learn or grow…

Meet The Family: Ivy – A Surprisingly Difficult Plant

Hedera helix, or English Ivy as it is most commonly known, is in my opinion a very overrated plant. When I say overrated I mean it is growing everywhere in Ireland and so freely available. When I saw it for sale at one of our local shops I thought I might as well take one…

Meet The Family: Dieffenbachia – The Most Underrated Plant

My Dieffenbachia, also known as a Dumb Cane is one of my favourite plants and probably the plant that has surprised me the most. I saw her in one of our local supermarkets and my husband went back and bought her as a Valentine’s Day gift. It was the first time that he bought me…

Meet The Family: Elephant Bush/Spekboom – Join The Challenge

My rainbow Elephant Bush (Portulacaria Afra) or Spekboom as I know her from growing up in South Africa is not particularly one of my favourite plants, but she has a special place in my heart. Every time I look at her a lot of special memories from living in South Africa come to mind. If…

Meet The Family: Ficus Elastica Tineke PLUS A Miracle Revival

A few months ago I went through a “I am killing all my plants” phase. My plants were not doing as well as I wanted and I felt very overwhelmed. I am an over thinker and suffer from anxiety so in reality I actually just killed one plant that was doomed before I brought him…