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Pet Friendly Plants

Pilea     The pilea plant family has many varieties, each with attractive and unique foliage. Our favourite is Pilea Peperomioides, otherwise known as the Chinese Money Plant, which features round, lilypad-like leaves on long, thin stems.        Spider Plant This spiky number with green and white striped foliage is easy to grow andgood at removing toxins from the air. The spider plant is also tough, making it an excellent candidate for the houseplant newbie.   Calathea     Calatheas are popular houseplants thanks to their striking foliage. Their  gorgeous foliage gives calatheas the common names peacock, zebra or rattlesnake plant. Position Calthea's in a well-lit spot but out of direct sunlight.          When choosing apot for your pet-friendly indoor...

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Caring for your Ficus Elastica

Ficus Elastica | AKA Rubber plant is a species of plant in the fig genus, native to eastern parts of South Asia and southeast Asia. This gorgeous tree is happiest with grouped with larger plants , as part of a plant gang to maintain humidity in the room. 

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Choosing the right plant for your space

Before bringing a new plant into your space its important for me to ensure i'll be able to meet its care requirements. To help me do that i like to ask myself some simple questions before making my selection  1 | Where am i planning on placing my new plant? 2 | Is there a draught?  3 | How much light does the area receive and will it be adequate ? 4 | What are the water requirements for the plant & am i able to consistently meet them?By answering these questions i've taken the time to learn the care requirements of my new plant baby and i'm confident i'll be able to help it thrive once i bring it home.

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How plants improve air quality

Did you know that just one plant can improve your air 25%? and a few more can do a whole lot more than just clean the air ! Plants also absorb airborne pollutants. In an average 4x5m space:  1 plant will improve air quality by 25% Having 5 Plants in your space will improve air quality by 75% & if you have 10 or more plants in your space your space will be drastically be improved. You can learn more about the science behind how plants improve air quality and overall wellness at Plant Life Balance

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5 indoor plants which will do well in low light areas

Everyone loves indoor plants, thats a given. There are so many benefits to adding some greenery to your home or office area, they can can purify our air, promote feelings of happiness, inspiration and wellbeing, and they reconnect us with nature. Plants that survive in low light also require less water, which means that even those with a black thumb stand a chance of raising a new green friend. Peace Lily Peace lilies continue to do well in low light during spring and summer, but for best growth and more flowers, move them into moderate to bright, indirectlight.  Parlour palm One of the great attributes of the Parlour Palm is its ability to thrive in lower light conditions and artificial lighting. It keeps growing without...

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