HPH photo diary / 14. Summer Sun

New leaves and new blooms, things are growing and it’s hot hot hot — really feeling like Summer at last. It’s a different kind of warmth to the coastal conditions I’ve been used to — more still and enveloping. Coffees in the garden, tree shadows dancing across my outdoor work table with a gentle breeze,…

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HOUSEPLANTHOUSE is 4 years old!

A celebratory post today because it’s my blog-i-versary — HOUSEPLANTHOUSE turned 4 years old this week! I always like to share this milestone because setting up HPH has become quite a pivotal point in my career so far. I set this blog up tentatively after I’d finished writing up my doctorate as I craved a…

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Repotting Diaries #10: Ficus elastica tineke, Aspidistra okame, Rhaphidophora tetrasperma, Yucca + Haworthia rescue, Snake plant + Clivia miniata

It’s time for another Repotting Diaries here at HPH + in this instalment I’m going to be carrying out some plant rescues, alongside a spot of repotting rejuvenation for my Ficus elastica tineke gang that have not been loving life in the cottage. Plus, I’ll be repotting some other houseplants that would very much like…

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