Dracaena Lemon Lime

November 2, 2016 at 5:48 pm

dracaena lemon limeThe colours which surround us reportedly have an effect on our mood. The colour green is said to relax and calm us down. In addition, light green is supposed to give us a shot of optimism on account of its association with spring and new lives being born. If this is true, it means that the Dracaena Lemon Lime, with its lively light green foliage, is an ideal plant for anyone who wants to bring a bit of happiness into their home ๐Ÿ™‚

Dracaena Compacta, Compact Dragon Tree

July 5, 2016 at 5:35 pm

Dracaena CompactaDue to its stylish appearance suiting modern apartments Dracaena Compacta is one of the most well loved houseplants. According to many popular views it is also a plant that is quite easy to grow. Unfortunately, popular views are not always true, as I found out for myself when wondering for a long time why my dracaenas looked so miserable ๐Ÿ˜‰

Tip cuttings – plant propagation

April 10, 2016 at 2:02 pm

plant propagation - tip cuttingsPropagation with tip cuttings is one of the most frequently used methods of house plant propagation. This way you can reproduce most house plants with forking shoots or branches on which many leaves grow. Therefore you will NOT use this method on grassy plants, ferns, succulents, or plants with single leaves growing from the soil.

Heart-leaf philodendron, philodendron scandens

February 16, 2016 at 4:57 pm

Heart-leaf philodendron, philodendron scandens

Philodendron scandens with its attractive heart-shaped leaves is one of the least demanding ivies which you can grow indoors. It looks excellent when climbing up a support or hanging down from a basket attached to a ceiling. An ideal plant?

Grape ivy, cissus rhombifolia

January 27, 2016 at 4:54 pm

Grape ivy, cissus rhombifolia

An attractive ivy resembling grapevines (hence the common name โ€œgrape ivyโ€), once very popular, today kind of forgotten. Cissus rhombifolia – an ideal plant for less bright rooms, which can hang down, climb up or expand horizontally. It is time to renew interest in it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Weeping fig, ficus benjamina

January 23, 2016 at 2:46 pm

Weeping fig, ficus benjaminaThe weeping fig is one of the most popular trees to be grown indoors. It seems to me that the main reason for that is its appearance. Ficus benjamina is actually a real tree, with its hard trunk crowned with branches full of green leaves. Of all house plants this is the one which is the closest to our understanding of what a tree should look like.

Madagascar dragon tree, Dracaena marginata

December 9, 2015 at 6:27 pm

Dracaena marginataAre you looking for a tree-shaped plant for your home or office? Preferably one which is durable and easy to grow? And which will clean the air of toxins at the same time? If this is the case then the ideal plant for you will be the Madagascar dragon tree (dracaena marginata) – the most popular and widely known of the dracaenas.