How to Look After Your Indoor Plants When You go on Holiday

Hi plant people! Here’s hoping you guys are planning some fun in the sun this summer with some well earned trips away. If you are planning a get away, you might be feeling a little bit worried about how to make sure your indoor plants will cope without you there to check in on them…

Summer Houseplants: Top Tips and Best Sellers

Oooh, it’s getting hot in here, so we need to look after our green beauties. And this week we’re here with some much-needed advice on how to care for your plants as the temperatures soar as well as some top tips for the best plants to purchase for the summertime. Just like us human folk,…

English Ivy: A Guide to Caring for your English Ivy

Originally from Europe, Hedera Helix, more commonly known as English Ivy, is a trailing, evergreen beauty that will make a stunning addition to your home décor. Whether it adds some hanging charm to a plant bundle or takes centre stage all by itself, this is a fab choice for an indoor houseplant. Is English Ivy…

Caring for your palms – Areca Palm, Chamaedorea and Yucca: A Guide to Palms

At this time of year, one of the most common questions we get from you lovely plant people is ‘why do the leaves on my palm have brown tips?’. So, this week we’re bringing you a care guide all about looking after your palms, with a particular focus on the causes of those pesky brown…

Houseplant Pests: What You Need to Know

Pests on your houseplants – there’s no denying that they are pesky little blighters and no plant parent wants them anywhere near their green beauties. However, the fact is that if we’re plant parents long enough, it’s highly likely that we’ll experience houseplant pests at some point. Thankfully, if we can spot and treat these…

How to take care of your String of Hearts Plant

Ceropegia Woodii, more commonly known as the String of Hearts, is a beautiful, evergreen, trailing house plant, native to South Africa and Zimbabwe. This trailing beauty was first discovered in the late 19th century and has been stealing our hearts ever since. Read on for all you need to know about these stunning, trailing vines.…

Spider Plant Care Guide

Belonging to the Asparagaceae family, Spider Plants, less commonly known by their botanical name; Chlorophytum Comosum, are a superbly versatile, quick-growing and low maintenance house plant. It is undoubtedly these traits, as well as their distinctive good looks that have made them a long-standing popular choice for house plant enthusiasts and newbie plant parents alike.…

Spring Plant Care

Spring is finally here; the days are longer, the temperatures are (getting) warmer and generally things are feeling brighter, yay! Here at TLB HQ we are very much enjoying the glorious sights of blossom on the trees and the bluebells springing up, sure signs that the natural world is reawakening from its winter slumber. And…

Top 10 Pet-Friendly Indoor Plants

Here at The Little Botanical, we love pets and so we understand how important it is for your botanical buddies and furry friends to be able to live happily side-by-side. But if you’re a long-time plant lover and a pet owner then we’re sure you already know that this isn’t always as easy as it…

How to create your own urban jungle with our large houseplant range

Those of you who are long-time fans of The Little Botanical will know that the team here love indoor plants in all shapes and sizes and our urban jungle houseplants are no exception. In fact, there is such an array of choices that make indoor plants such a fab option to compliment your interiors. Whether…