Weekend repotting

A bit of plant care and repotting always calms me down and lifts my mood. I made this Kalanchoe planter as a present for my friend to put on her sunny windowsill – they will thrive here + are just coming into bloom. They are a great choice as an affordable present for the person…

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Plant mail is the best mail

Today we are talking plant swapping… because swapping isn’t technically buying more plants! If you’ve read my blog for a while, you’ll know about houseplantswap.com ; a site set up by my lovely friend Brad for our group ‘The Real Houseplants of Instagram’; to easily facilitate the swapping of plants for our plant community. But incase…

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How to propagate succulents

I thought it was about time that I shared some of my experiences with succulent propagation as I get a lot of questions over on Instagram. After the obligatory period of trial and error, things have improved and I feel slightly more confident in beheading my succulents now, and less precious about pulling off leaves for leaf…

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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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