A brief guide to succulents

Modern history While succulents can apparently be traced back to the Ancient Egyptians, we wanted to take a look at how and when they started to become more popular in recent times. Apparently, a drought in California in 2011 was a key turning point. People had to fill their gardens with plants that were low…

fern, sansevieria and other plants on kitchen windowsill

Best house plants: how to bring the outside inside

The temperature’s hotting up and it’s starting to feel like Spring! However, it’s not quite warm enough yet to don our sunhats, grab a book and spend afternoons lazing in the garden. There are probably still a couple of months to go until we get there! So, with that in mind, we wanted to show…

Spiky Sansevieria in grey pot and a sansevieria punk in small black and gold pot

A guide to owning and caring for Sansevieria

Sansevierias are one of our all-time favourite plants at The Little Botanical, they are super stylish and they have some incredible features! We have some fun facts about Sanseviereia we’d like to tell you about. Here is our short guide to help you find out just how fab these easy to care for plants are.…

Our guide to house plants that are safe for pets

We get asked the question  “Which plants are safe for my pets?”  a lot by you guys so thought we’d write a little blog to keep you all updated! Did you know we are a nation of animal lovers? A huge 49% of us own a pet.  It’s certainly clear to us that you adore your…

GUIDE: Which plant where?

Obviously, as a team of plant lovers, we would say, “Just choose them all!” Why not create an indoor jungle and fill every room with plants?  But if you are after guidance on which plant suits which space then this is a handy guide for you.  At The Little Botanical, we are here to help…

Are you a Plant Lover or a Plant Killer?

We get a lot of questions about which plants are the easiest to care for, so we thought we would write you a little blog about just that! A plant is a living thing so they all need at least a teeny bit of care… even the easy ones.. but they are all way easier…