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…

Houseplants and Humidity: How To Get it Right

What’s the humidity level in your home? That’s not a question that most of us ever have to give much thought to. And then we become plant parents and suddenly the humidity needs of our green beauties are a hot topic. Here at TLB, we know it can seem like a bit of a minefield…

Hydrangea Plant Care – All You Need to Know

Hurray, it’s March, so we can officially wave goodbye to winter and welcome spring, right? Here at TLB we’re expecting warmer, sunnier days any time now… With these uplifting thoughts filling our heads, we’re turning our attention to indoor potted plants that are happy outdoors in warmer weather. So, this week we’re here to tell…

Large Fiddle Leaf Fig in Ceramic pot

The legendary Fiddle-Leaf Fig

We don’t use the term legendary lightly here at TLB, but we think the fab Fiddle Leaf Fig has earned it. This gorgeous green beauty with his large, paddle-shaped, vibrant green leaves is ever-ready for his close up, check out #fiddleleaffig on insta and you’ll see what we mean. His statement size and super shiny…

All you need to know about the Boston Fern

The Boston Fern is one of the most popular of all ferns and definitely a ‘fern’ favourite here at TLB, this week we’re here to tell you why. There’s so much to love about these gorgeous, green beauties. For starters, their lush green, feathery fronds bring a fabulous pop of textured, vibrant green to your…

Ficus Benjamina in dark grey pot on shelf next to Calathea in dark grey pot

The Wonderful Weeping Fig

The Ficus Benjamina, also known as the Weeping Fig, is one of our favourite botanicals and this week we’re very excited to tell you all about it. This tropical beauty, which is also sometimes referred to as a Benjamin Tree, Java Fig, Small-leaved Rubber Plant, Ficus Tree and Tropic Laurel, is one of three members…

All about the Calathea: aka Prayer Plant

We thought it was about time we wrote about one of our all-time favourite houseplants, the gorgeous Calathea. It is a pet-friendly, air-purifying plant that moves around during the day and night, showing off its beautiful leaves.

The Resplendent Rubber Plant: all you need to know about the Ficus Elastica

Here at TLB, we know that you lovely plant people like our Ficus Elastica (AKA Rubber Plant) as much as we do. We’re so excited to bring you everything you need to know to be able to care for this popular, wonderfully low-maintenance green beauty. Read on for a full rundown on the origins of…