How to Care for Poinsettias

When it comes to houseplants for Christmas, is there anything more fabulously festive than a gorgeous Poinsettia? With their signature vibrant red or white foliage, it’s easy to see why these gorgeous plants have become synonymous with Christmas, they’re the perfect plant choice to complement your Christmas décor. So, this week, with December just around…

How to Care for Your Tradescantia Zebrina

This week we’re bringing you all you need to know about the gorgeous Tradescantia Zebrina. With his trademark stripy leaves this guy is strangely reminiscent of a zebra, so if you want to add some dazzle to your indoor jungle, then this is the plant for you. Not only does he look fab with his…

How to Take Care of Your Alocasia

This week we are putting the spotlight on our gorgeous Alocasia. This stunning plant boasts distinctive, deep green foliage with contrasting silvery veins, making for a gorgeous, eye-catching display. Known by several names including Alocasia Amazonica, Alocasia Polly, African Mask, Amazonian Elephant’s Ear and The Amazon Taro, Alocasias are a tropical plant hailing originally from…

How to Care for a Staghorn Fern

The keen-eyed plant fans among you may well have spotted already that there’s a new botanical on the block here at TLB. Let’s say g’day to the magnificent Staghorn Fern! We’re so excited to add this Australian beaut’ to our collection and we think you’re going to love him as much as we do. We…

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.…