Plants in shops: Bordeaux round-up

This post collates my photographs from my recent trip to Bordeaux – I snapped quite a few ‘plants in shops’ images that I posted on Instagram whilst I was away (my Instagram is ‘_houseplanthouse’).  I wanted to use these photographs in a post so that I could write a little bit more about them and…

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Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana

Here are some photographs showing my Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana (also known as ‘Flaming Katy’). I’ve had this succulent for around two years and it’s kept its pretty pink flowers since it bloomed in spring, but they are just starting to wilt so will cut them back soon. When the plant has been pruned, move the plant into…

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Spider plant collection

Here is my collection of spider plants (chlorophytum comosum, also called airplane plants) that I’ve been growing over the last 2 years, after being given a baby plant from a lovely lady called Sarah. The main plant has been growing steadily over this time (photo below), although I think I put it in a pot that was slightly…

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Oxalis Triangularis: the indoor/outdoor houseplant

This houseplant is one that I like to call an ‘indoor/outdoor’ plant because depending on the time of year, it occupies both of these spaces… at winter it lives in my kitchen, but come Spring it sits on my balcony until late Autumn. It’s the oxalis triangularis, more commonly known as the false or purple shamrock,…

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Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata)

Here are some photographs showing the process of separating my jade plant [crassula ovata/ crassula argentea]. It was getting very cluttered and I didn’t want to move it into a larger container, so I decided to separate the plant instead. For the smaller divisions, I used two terracotta pots… taking inspiration from the & Other Stories aesthetic I…

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