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  1. Cactus and succulents - Care and info

    Cactus and succulents - Care and info

    Attractive and easy to care for, cactus and succulents are very popular plants to decorate any home, office or garden. The name "cactus" comes from the Greek word "Cactus", which means "thorny plant". Cactus comes from North and South America and some species thrive in Africa.


    All cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti! Succulents are known to be moisture packed due to storage of water. Succulents store water in their leaves, stems or roots and so they can survive quite a while without being watered. Cacti have small, round, cushion-like structures called areoles in which flowers, thorns or even young shoots grow. Areoles usually look like small, fluffy, cotton like lumps on the body of the cactus. Because they do not have leaves, photosynthesis is done by their stalks.


    These

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  2. Birthday flowers by month

    Birthday flowers by month

    Looking to send the perfect gift for a special someone’s birthday? Depending on the birth month, different flowers symbolize unique characteristics and qualities, so send a gift that’s original, special and extraordinary just like they are.  Carnation is a good flower to give and receive.


    January 

    Carnation (pride, health and energy)


    January's birth month flowers are carnations. They are thought to be one of the oldest cultivated flowers in the world. Carnations come in a wide variety of colors and each means something different. 

    Red carnation symbolizes deep love and admiration.

    Pink carnati

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  3. Best hanging indoor plants

    Best hanging indoor plants

    Hanging house plants not only bring color, texture, and warmth to your home, but many are exceptional at improving the air quality of your home. Bringing hanging plants into your home will also boost your mood. They are easy to grow and maintain, making them the perfect addition to any home.


    They are perfect for small houses without much space and they look beautiful when covering bare walls and shelves. 


    Hanging plants are beautiful, and because they are easy to grow and maintain, they have become trendy in recent years. There are many options to choose from when deciding on a hanging plant to bring into your home. Choose your favourites in terms of flower and leaf color, how the plant drapes from the container, what type of light it needs, and the care requirements.

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  4. How to Clean Houseplant Leaves

    How to Clean Houseplant Leaves

    Having one or more houseplants is a great way to spruce up your home and require relatively little maintenance. Proper grooming takes time but keeps plants healthy and greatly enhances their appearance. 


    Keeping clean leaves on your plants will help you keep your plants tidy and healthy.


    When you are cleaning houseplants leaves regularly, you are more likely to catch pests and signs of illness early, and early detection makes treatment and cure easier and more successful.


    Clean leaves help air-purifying plants and air-filtering plants absorb more light and can perform photosynthesis more efficiently. They can absorb foliar fertilizer more completely and efficiently, as well.


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  5. Best bathroom plants

    Best bathroom plants

    Bathrooms deserve to be decorated with lush greenery just like every other room in the house, but it can be tricky to find a plant that thrives there. Plants make bathrooms more pleasant places, improving the decor and air quality. And bathrooms can be good environments for plants, too. 

    Low light, high humidity, and temperature swings need to be considered when choosing plants for a bathroom. 

    Consider the following when choosing bathroom plants, and check out the best great house plant suggestions for your bathroom.


    LIGHTING

    Many bathrooms have small windows, low levels of sunlight or some have none at all, which can be challenging when picking plants. Remember

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  6. All about tulips

    All about tulips

    Tulips are a timeless symbol of joy and rebirth because they bloom in the spring. Tulip flowers have been used to symbolize the coming of warmer days and the end of the long and cold winter season. Today, you can send a tulip in the spring or summer time as a way to celebrate any event of the season! From Easter season to May graduations and June weddings to new jobs in August, tulip bouquets are the perfect flowers to spread smiles.

    Origin 

    The flower originates from Turkey, where Ottoman sultans wore a tulip on their turban. The first shipment of tulip bulbs arrived in Antwerp in 1562, marking the start of Dutch bulb growing. New shapes and colors quickly developed and filled the fields of Holland.

    Range and assortment

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  7. How to keep your plants alive

    How to keep your plants alive

    Keep Your Plants Alive

    If you want to improve the quality of the air you breathe, house plants are the perfect way to spruce up your home/office without going all-in on an interior overhaul. If you keep killing your houseplants find below few care tips for maintaining a vibrant and healthy houseplant:


    1. Pick the Right Houseplant

    Make sure the plant that you’re buying is the kind that can live in your space. Always make sure that you know your conditions at home. Things like access to light, temperature and humidity are things to take into consideration. The next thing you should ask yourself is, how much attention are you willing to give to your plant? Choose plants whose natural habitat matches your space. The varieties of plants you have to choose from are

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  8. Sansevieria,care tips and more...

    Sansevieria,care tips and more...

    Beautiful Sansevieria plant


    Sansevieria plant is native to Africa, Madagascar and southern Asia and it is also known as mother-in-law’s tongue, snake plant and snake tongue. Sansevieria plants are characterized by stiff, upright sword-like leaves. It is an easy-care houseplant that remains popular because of its adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions. 


    Sansevieria Care tips:


    Soil

    Plant the Sansevieria in a good, rich, organic soil that drains quickly. Choose a potting soil that is low in peat. The most recommended soil is an all-purpose cactus potting mix. Every time your plant grows 2-3 cm make sure to add half inch potting soil to pro

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  9. Zamia care tips

    Zamia care tips

    Zamia as a houseplant


    Zamioculcas – Zamia plant is a tropical perennial plant native to Eastern Africa, Mexico and Central and South America’s tropical areas. It is a genus of flowering plant in the family Araceae and it is also known as Zanzibar gem, ZZ plant, Eternity plant or Emerald palm. Although not a palm tree, its growth habit is similar to a palm, therefore it is commonly known as cardboard palm or cardboard cycad. They should be fed with palm food.


    Zamia is grown as an ornamental plant mainly for its attractive glossy foliage and is a very easy to care plant and requires low maintenance. 


    The leaves are long, shiny and dark green. The stems of these pinnate leaves are thickly thickened at the bottom. The fl

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  10. Spring flowers are the perfect way to welcome the spring

    Spring flowers are the perfect way to welcome the spring

    Spring means blooming, means flowers

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