Are your houseplants sparking joy?

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?

I blog your pardon

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

Plantify

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

Earthworx Garden World

I live in Hout Bay, so I know Earthworx well. I've twice sourced plants from here for landscaping projects and have come to enjoy talking to the staff in their friendly orange outfits. If you're wondering what this nursery has to offer, I've broken it down into categories that I've found helpful. House plants The … Continue reading Earthworx Garden World

Get happier, get plants

I won’t throw a percentage into the first sentence to convince you that having plants will make you happier. But I will tell you that numerous studies have shown that not only do they make you happier, but they can also lower stress levels, increase job satisfaction, lower blood pressure and make you more intelligent. Not bad … Continue reading Get happier, get plants