Growing African Violets from Leaves

African violets love full sun and thrive in hot conditions, which makes them a perfect houseplant for sunny windowsills. Native to Tanzania, their cheerful flowers can be anything from white to purple to pink. Over the years dedicated breeders have created all manner of different color variations; so much so that there is now an … Read more

How to Care for Poinsettia

Poinsettias may be a festive favourite, but they’re well-known for being frustratingly difficult plants to care for. That glossy plant from the supermarket soon withers away, with it’s formerly bright green and red leaves soon turning brown and dropping off. So what can be done to keep your Poinsettia in the perfect condition for the … Read more