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…

The Beautiful Bird of Paradise | Strelitzia Nicolai

We’re so excited to bring you information and a care guide this week for the simply stunning Bird of Paradise plant. This giant among houseplants is a member of our big houseplant collection and even if we do say so ourselves, he’s a corker! The Strelitzia Nicolai is better known as the Bird of Paradise…

Monstera Swiss Cheese Plant in grey ceramic pot on a small table with another small succulent in a black and gold pot.

A Complete Guide to the Monstera Deliciosa aka Swiss Cheese Plant

We absolutely love this beautiful Swiss Cheese Plant. This guy is so popular we decided we needed to dedicate a whole blog post to our much-loved Monstera Deliciosa. So, by the time you’ve finished reading this helpful guide you’ll be a fountain of knowledge about this green beauty; from our most common FAQs and specific…

A guide to the Peace Lily

Known also as the Spathe Flower or White Sails, the Peace Lily is a truly beautiful plant that is enjoying a growth in popularity in recent times. And it’s easy to see why; the combination of vibrant green leaves and stunning white spathes makes this plant a gorgeous addition to any interior. Here at TLB,…

The Benefits of Including Plant Care In Your Morning Routine

Did you know that including plant care in your morning routine can help to alleviate stress and add a sense of calm to your day? Here at Team TLB, we know that this time of year can feel especially hectic but actually, life, in general, has the potential to be pretty full-on. From time to…

Black Friday: Revamp your home for Christmas with Living Greenery

Hands up if you love a deal, we know we do. And with December edging ever closer, our thoughts are turning to the all-important festive home styling. If you’re feeling the urge to give your home a fabulously festive, plant-inspired revamp to wow your Christmas guests, then the time is now! We’re very excited to…

The Little Botanical is 4!

We are 4. Whoop Whoop! We couldn’t be more excited that it’s our 4th birthday, what a brilliant whirlwind of a journey we’ve been on since we launched back in 2017 and we couldn’t be prouder of the team who’ve helped shape and grow us into the brand we are today. To mark our birthday,…

The Christmas Edit: Your guide to our range of plant gifts and homewares

The nights are drawing in, the weather is getting chillier and we can almost hear the distant sound of sleigh bells. Ok, we know Santa isn’t quite ready to load his sleigh but we can’t deny that there is excitement in the air. Here at Team TLB, we’ve prepared the Christmas Edit for our favourite…