Indoor houseplants are a great way of bringing nature into your home and promoting improved mental well-being. It's also a great way of gardening for those who lack little or no outdoor space. There's a huge variety to choose from: low maintenance cacti & succulents, air purifying Spider plants, Ferns and Peace Lilies as well as the more ornate orchids and Bonsai Trees.
Learn how to identify and care for your indoor plants whether you're just starting out want to achieve success with some more difficult varieties. We've got tips and advice on how to get the best from your houseplants from our resident team of experts.
Caring for houseplants
Caring for houseplants is fairly simple as long as you remember some key principles.
Introduction to houseplants
Those who love to garden know that we don’t only want the outside of our homes to look beautiful.
Bonsai: How to grow
By the very nature of the way they grow, Bonsai trees have a limited source of nutrients.
Cacti: How to grow
Cacti plants have exacting requirements in terms of the compost in which they grow.
How to keep orchids flowering for longer
Orchids are hugely desirable indoor plants with exotic blooms and a vast array of colours and flower types to choose from.
Orchid colours and meanings
The orchid comes in a variety of different colours, each with it's own unique meaning.
Top-ten air purifying houseplants
Our modern-day homes can have some airborne ‘chemicals’ - but some houseplants can assist in reducing these from our homes by purifying the air.
How to care for cacti and succulents
Here are the main things that you need to consider when caring for your cacti and succulents.
How to repot houseplants
Caring for houseplants correctly will give beautiful displays for many years.
How to water and feed houseplants
A lot of houseplants are very easy to grow as long as they are fed and watered correctly. Read our top tips to make your Houseplants thrive.
How houseplants improve health & wellbeing
With all the benefits that houseplants can bring to both your physical and mental health, you really have got nothing to lose with getting some houseplants for the home!
How to repot a Bonsai Tree
As with any houseplant, to ensure growth is not restricted, regular repotting is very important. It is a key part to caring for a Bonsai tree and repotting will help with healthy and strong growth.
How to repot an Orange Tree
To ensure growth is not restricted, regular repotting is very important for strong and healthy growth. It is a key part to caring for an orange tree and other citrus trees.
How to care for an Orange Tree
Orange plants and other citrus plants can make a beautiful houseplant for your home.As long as the basic factors are met, caring for a citrus plant is relatively easily.
How to choose a Bonsai Tree
There are many different types of Bonsai for the indoors. Even though many people choose a Bonsai tree depending on how appealing it looks, it is important that you pick the right Bonsai for the environment it will be in.
How to choose an Orchid
A key part to growing a beautiful Orchid with flowers that last for a long time, is actually choosing the right Orchid for the environment they are going to be in.
Krazy for Kokedama!
A growing trend in gardening this year are Kokedama, they are a new and exciting way of displaying houseplants.
Poinsettia: How to keep alive
The showy red Poinsettia is perhaps the most common houseplant at Christmas, most of us can’t resist this cheery festive addition.
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