How to keep your houseplants healthy as the weather changes

Brrr, it’s getting chilly out there! Is it just us, or has autumn sprung out of nowhere? Now that the weather’s changing, so should your plant care. Spring and summer are the growing months, but keeping your green beauties alive during autumn and winter is simple with a little forward planning and sprucing. Enjoy green…

How to Care For the Polka Dot Begonia – All You Need To Know

Have you discovered the Polka Dot Begonia yet? Also known by its Latin name, the Begonia Maculata, this beautiful botanical is one of the most exciting Begonias around thanks to its show-stopping spotty leaves and gorgeous autumnal colours. It’s a relatively new plant, having only been discovered in recent decades, but it’s already proving oh-so-popular.…

Our Guide to Low Maintenance Plants That Are Safe for Pets

We simply love pets here at The Little Botanical. It seems you do too, given how often we get asked the question, “Which houseplants are safe for my pets?”. And rightly so. Certain plants can cause all kinds of trouble for pets, so it’s best to be prepared with the right knowledge so that you…

Watermelon Peperomia: How to Care For Peperomia Argyreia

Hello, plant people! This week, we’re excited to be talking to you about one of our favourite houseplants – the Watermelon Peperomia. This beautiful plant is a fabulous variety of Peperomia -one of the world’s largest tropical plant families. Its stunning characteristic leaves make it a real showstopper. Who can resist a houseplant whose leaves…

How to Keep Your Houseplants Healthy While You’re on Holiday

Hello, lovely plant people! We hope you’re having a fabulous summer and have plenty of exciting trips planned. If you’re planning to get away this season, it’s a good idea to learn how to keep your houseplants as happy and healthy as possible while you’re gone. That’s why we’ve pulled together a few of our…

A Guide To Repotting Houseplants

Hello, you lovely lot! This week’s blog is all about how to repot your houseplant. Did you know that summer is one of the best seasons to repot your botanical beauties? That’s because plants enjoy most of their growth at this time of year. Switching up your houseplants’ environment can help them flourish and thrive, so…

Dieffenbachia: A Guide to the Dumb Cane Plant

The Dieffenbachia is one quirky houseplant. Luscious, patterned foliage characterise this beautiful plant adding style, colour, texture and vibrancy to any indoor jungle. It’s a pretty clever houseplant, too, purifying the air by removing xylene and toluene (two common household chemicals) from the air. Aside from the tropical vibe, this beautiful botanical will bring to…

Yucca Plants: How To Care for Them

The yucca’s a popular evergreen shrub and a structural beauty that’s perfect for greening up your indoor space. Not only does it look fab, but it detoxifies the air, making your environment healthier by removing airborne particles from the air around you. This low maintenance houseplant is perfect for plant newbies or time-poor plant parents…

Hydrangea Plant Care – All You Need to Know

Summer’s finally here (even if it’s not always sunny!) One of our favourite outdoor plants is the stunning hydrangea – a classic flowering plant that comes in a range of gorgeous colours. Hydrangea flowers produce large colourful clusters of blooms that are perfect for brightening any garden or patio, big or small. Whether it’s raining…

Houseplants that will Thrive in your Bathroom

We don’t know about you, but we’ve filled every single corner of our homes with houseplants, even the bathroom. Bathrooms & wet rooms are the perfect spots for our tropical green beauties. They’ll just thrive in bathrooms, absorbing all the extra humidity. If you haven’t filled your bathroom with houseplants yet (give it time!), read…