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…

Glasstop table with a new york print on the wall. On the table are three plants: a succulent, sansevieria fernwood punk and ficus ginseng. A leather bound notebook is also on the table with a pen on top of it.

Unique Gifts for Father’s Day – A little Father’s Day Foliage

In The Little Botanical team this week, we have been in Father’s Day planning mode. From looking at plant gangs to creating Father’s Day specific gift tags for our plants. Of course, we have also been ensuring we have the correct volumes of plants in stock so you lovely lot all have the chance to…

row of succulents with Sansevieria Punk as the main feature next to Lilacina

Our Top 5 Plants for Mother’s Day

I think we can all agree that Mums are amazing! For those of us who are lucky enough to be able to say thank you for everything they do (not to mention being the reason we exist), it is a great opportunity to give them a present that conveys that.  Obviously, in The Little Botanical…

Photoshoot fun at The Little Botanical

We had the most fun the other week doing our photoshoot with the fabulous Julia Toms. We captured some fantastic shots of our Christmas range, the Christmas trees twinkled beside the fireplace and we enjoyed positioning cups coffee and mince pies (not forgetting the realistic pastry crumbs).  The gold tipped succulents (available on our site soon,…

A day in the life of…..

Jasmine from Montezuma’s Chocolates We love a little blog from our friends, and this month we are thrilled to have spoken to Jasmine Cotton from Montezuma’s Chocolates who heads up the marketing! We are huge chocolate fans at TLB HQ and we have a super exciting competition on our Instagram giving you the chance to…

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…

Competition time with Bath Boards

Here at The Little Botanical, we love a competition to say thank you to our lovely fans. This month we are super excited to be partnering with Bath Boards. This awesome family run (like us) brand are forcing us all to spend that little bit longer relaxing after a hard day and we just love…

We all LOVE Hydrangeas!

One of our very favourite plants here at The Little Botanical has to be a Hydrangea. These stunning, huge bloomed plants are very well known for their regular appearances in garden shrubs. Flowering from late spring to late autumn, these popular garden additions are an easy to care for plant that provides colour and flowers…

Spring time treats

Finally the days are getting longer, the sun has popped out a few times and the temperature is definitely on the rise. This can only mean one thing- Spring is coming! With Spring comes so much excitement for us, the gardening season starts, we all give our homes a bit of a re-fresh, our wardrobes…

‘Tis the season to get cosy

Tra la la la la, la la la laaaaaa! Is there anything better than getting snuggly after a long day at work? Curtains drawn, candles lit, PJs on (as soon as you step through the front door) and a blanket! We just love it, and so we wanted to share with you our current favourite…