HPH plant styling commission Part 2: Planning and plant purchasing

For the next part in this mini series, I wanted to share some of the design process after my initial visit to Newton House, and the purchasing of the plants for the space. As I alluded to in the previous post, the planning-on-paper side of things was a pivotal part in getting the feel of…

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How to be a house plant expert (Part 2 of 3)

Here’s part two of my houseplant book collection… If you missed part one you can read the introduction over there! Part Three will be up on Friday. SUCCESS WITH HOUSE PLANTS // Reader’s Digest I’m going to go ahead and declare from the start that I LOVE this book. It’s pretty old but I managed…

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How to be a house plant expert (Part 1 of 3)

The questions I get asked most frequently are surprisingly enough… ‘what plant have I just bought?’ followed closely by… ‘how do I look after this plant?!’ Sensing the despair in my readers’ questions, I think that the best way to address this common problem is to take things back to basics. Lets talk about BOOKS.…

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