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How to get a poinsettia to turn red

How to get a poinsettia to turn red

 Most people love having poinsettias around the house during the holiday season. And why not? They’re very festive, gorgeous, and come in a myriad of colours, from deep red to all shades of pink, cream and even with speckles! The problem is when January comes around and you are left with a sad l...
How to overwinter your plants

How to overwinter your plants

Plants go through different cycles throughout the year. Spring and summer mean an explosion of growth, activity, lushness, and plant frenzy. However, autumn and winter are resting periods when plant growth usually slows down. Plants use light as a form of energy to produce food and grow....
latin plant tag in botanic garden

Latin plant names for beginners

Latin plant names can sometimes appear daunting to amateur plant parents. Unless you are a botanist, most people struggle to read them, pronounce them, or even remember them. Wouldn’t it be easier to just call the plants by their common names? As it turns out, it isn’t!
General plant care tips

General plant care tips

Whether you’re a beginner plant parent or an expert, it’s always good to refer to some solid plant care advice. Here’s our top 10 plant care tips that we believe are essential for proper houseplant care.