Spider plants

Spider plants Spider plants (Chlorophytum comosum) are reliable, companionable and easy to keep plants. Popular in the 70s and 80s, they are now seeing a well deserved revival. They’re quick growing, putting out wiry stems in the spring and summer which have…

Best plants for the bathroom

Plants tend to like humidity so it makes sense to grow some in your bathroom. On the other hand, it’s often a room with higher temperatures and lower levels of light than the rest of the house, which makes it… Read more...

How to grow orchids

Orchids are absolutely beautiful, and make great indoor plants. They can withstand the dry heat of central heating, and so suit a warm room (a bedroom or lounge). If you’re a new gardener, start by buying a plant from a…