Yearly Archive: 2019

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Preserved Flowers – how can dead shit be so popular?

When I think of dried flowers I think of the 90’s, lifeless brown arrangements and sad droopy roses  who have just broken up with their boyfriends. Us and all our fellow petal pushers could not be happier that this is a thing of the past and that dried (or preserved, if you wanna sound a... Read more

Dark and Handsome – The Rubber Plant

aka – Rubber Bush, Rubber Tree, The Rubber Fig, Ficus Elastica Native to the Indian Sub-Continent (Northern India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka) as well as South Asia (Indonesia and Myanmar) This may come as a surprise and I am sorry to ruin your dreams – however it is best to let you know before you get... Read more
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The Perfect Housemate – Devils Ivy

aka – Golden Pothos Plant, Ceylon Creeper, Hunters Robe, Silver Vine, Epipremnum Aureum Native to South-Eastern Asia If you have been thinking of adding some Devils Ivy to your home – however you were worried you may not be able to keep it alive; fear no more. This plant can live IN THE DARK. I... Read more

Anyone can grow it – The Monstera

aka – Swiss Cheese Plant, Fruit Salad Plant, Mexican Breadfruit, Split Leaf Philodendron, Monstera Deliciosa Native to Central America – Southern Mexico and Panama Olaaaa! Who would have thought this amigo was Mexican!? Between sipping on salt rimmed margaritas and shaking the maracas for the local Mariachi – this plant is a real people pleaser.... Read more

The Lucky One – The Pilea

Native to the Yunnan and Sichuan provinces of China A true sun seeker – this plant of many names is often spotted baking on window sills or booking regular holidays to the Greek Islands. When not on annual leave, this fast growing green is perfect for gifting in a cute pot, or adding some fun... Read more

Crowd Favourite – The Fiddle Leaf Fig

Native to West Africa – Cameroon With its lush, veiny, wide and glossy green leaves, it is no surprise the Fiddle Leaf Fig is the go-to when bringing the outdoors in. It reminds me of the 70’s, design blogs and sadly, my first “you-cant-just-fill-any-corner-of-the-house-with-a-plant-and-it-will-live” realisation. Am I alone here? I feel I need to apologise... Read more