HPH photo diary / 07. Winter Light

After what seemed like a never-ending succession of dreary grey days, the weather forecast promised ‘sunny intervals‘. A morning glow crept across my bedroom wall, throwing Ficus shadows on the uneven plaster. The brightness illuminated details to my houseplants I had missed; the silver spots of my polka pot begonia on the kitchen counter, the…

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Snake Plant Care Guide

Whether you call them snake plants, ‘mother-in-laws tongue’, Sansevieria, or their newer reclassification ‘Dracaena’, these sculptural houseplants are a staple in many homes. They rose to popularity in the 70’s but with so many cultivars available today, it’s easy to see why snake plants are a great choice for a low-maintenance addition of greenery to…

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