The Piggyback plant is happy indoors or out; the Royal Horticultural Society lists it as being hardy to -20c. It isn’t a fan of direct sun, and hates drying out, so it is best planted or grown in shade. Native to the west coast of the US & Canada, it has naturalised in the damper […]
Is this a new plant? No, it’s actually been grown in Europe for over three hundred years, longer than its better known relative the Swiss Cheese plant. This is the story of how it got to us. Barefoot monk In 1693 a barefoot French monk came across a fabulously exotic looking plant in the steamy […]
Light is the most important need your houseplants have. Is your home light enough?