Tag: houseplants

Houseplants were our link with nature in lockdown

They’re not the first generation to keep houseplants, but millennials seem to have earned a reputation for gratuitous indoor foliage.

Pet-friendly plants: How to choose safe houseplants

Love indoor plants, but want to keep your furry friends healthy and happy? Ensure your cats and dogs are safe with these non-toxic plants.

Pot plants: Why they’re a renter’s best friend

Portable, potted plants are the ideal solution for people who rent or have no soil. Here are some easy ways to grow and display your potted plants.

Amazing succulent trees to inspire your Christmas decor

The latest alternative to the Christmas tree to take the internet by storm is the succulent tree - and it's easy to see why....

Could ‘glow in the dark’ plants replace street lights?

New research from MIT may, one day, lead to the replacement of public street lights with luminescent plants.  According to a new report from the...

Bring these plants to your office to fight nasties

An excellent way to combat both sick days and stress is by filling your office with plants. Ideally, you want plants that will “scrub” the air of pathogens.

7 hanging plants to bring life to your apartment

No matter the size of your apartment, there's always room somewhere for hanging plants. Here are 7 plants that will add colour and interest...

Why apartment dwellers need indoor plants

The number of Australians living in high-rise apartments doubled between 1991 and 2011 and that trend has continued since then. By Danica Lee Larcombe -...

How to recycle old wine corks into cute mini planters

Have you amassed an extensive collection of wine corks? Instead of throwing them out, why not upcycle them into miniature planters to add some greenery...

Easy-to-grow indoor plants that thrive

Growing indoor plants can be beneficial to both body and mind. Normal plant processes include absorbing CO2 and releasing moisture into the air. Physically,...