A while back when I met up with some online plant friends for the first time, the question got asked, 'What's your poison, are you into Succulents, Philodendrons...?' and honestly I was stumped. My answer was a questionable 'I'm into all plants?'. Well, some time has passed, and I can tell you that yes, although … Continue reading Mad about Monsters
If you look on the 'gram, most plant influencers have an amazing number of healthy-looking plants and very seldom will you see any sick plants around. But believe you me, they do exist. Most plant experts I talk to have a sick bay for all their plants. It's very important you keep these 'sick' plants … Continue reading Where do all the sick plants go?
Yesterday, after 5 weeks, I returned back to my house - and plants. It was an amazing experience walking into a green home and my eyes feasted on every inch of every corner, taking in the status of each green child. It was also exhilarating to see the progress of all my plants. Most plant … Continue reading Are your houseplants sparking joy?
It's been quite a while since my last blog post! For good reason too, when I haven't been mothering the animals and the baby, or watering my hoard of plants I've been moonlighting for the gardening app, Candide. My job at Candide mostly consisted of adding industry related businesses to their database, or writing articles … Continue reading I blog your pardon
There's a reason why the quintessential image of a girl standing under a waterfall in a jungle is used time and time again in shampoo commercials- rejuvenation and freshness are only one step away! Lately plant stylists and interior designers have taken a cue from this and one often now sees plants hanging in showers, … Continue reading Shower plants
Ferndale nursery is an all time favourite of the Constantia Valley. I often go to Ferndale, being that its relatively close to me and I'm very seldom disappointed in what I find. Here is a breakdown of the categories that might help you decide if you need to put this on your list of nurseries … Continue reading Ferndale
Plantify is defined as an 'Urban plantery' which basically just means that they're a nursery of sorts. What makes them particularly different from a traditional nursery lies in more than just their name- they offer an online shopping experience, are up to date on current plant trends and have a great digital presence. Plantify focuses … Continue reading Plantify
I grew up in Johannesburg - a city with about 6 million trees to its name. As a child, there was something wonderful about living in this treed-up city. Whether you were walking to the corner cafe or visiting the park, the presence of nature and the knobbly trees provided a great sanctuary for my … Continue reading Growing Green
If you're not careful, you might just drive past the Valley Nursery in Hout Bay without noticing it. Situated on a farmstall compound, a stone's throw away from the larger Earthworks nursery, the nursery is a charming place to stop by. Family Friendly The fact that the nursery is part of the Valley Farmstall, makes … Continue reading Valley Nursery
Hi all! Wow, this past weekend was so much fun. Not only was it my baby girl's first birthday (I can't believe I have a one year old never mind a whole baby!) but we also hosted the first Cape Town plant swap! When myself and some other plant lovers initially met and decided to … Continue reading Plant Haul #PlantswapCT19