Houseplants are the key ingredient to bringing a sense of nature and greenery into your home. So, its no wonder that they are increasing in popularity. Rising sales of houseplants can be attributed to their versatility and use in interior design. Its not uncommon these days to see various houseplants throughout your Instagram or Pinterest feed. They sit pride of place, just adding the finishing touch to an up-cycled cabinet or a renovated room. Indoor plants are also known for  having both psychological and physiological effects on your health. So if you're not addicted to houseplants yet, you should be!

Another contributing factor to the increasing popularity of indoor plants is how easy they have become to care for. Companies within the gardening sector are beginning to seize the window of opportunity and have increased their houseplant specialist products. The creation of these new products makes caring for houseplants easier than its ever been before, and vanishes the fear of killing your beloved leafy pet. Examples of these products include specialist composts, feeds, mists and insecticidesIt is important to use specialist products with plants, particularly those that are not easy to care for. This helps to make sure they grow to their full potential and live a longer life. Succulents, Cacti and Carnivorous plants are particularly hard to please, and you should always use plant specific products for them.

If you haven't already filled every spare shelf with a houseplant, here are some of our top picks.

Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)  

  • Air Purifying
  • Great for Beginners
  • Beautiful Flowers

Houseplant - Peace Lily

Mother-in-laws Tongue (Sansevieria Trifasciata)

  • Easy to care for
  • Doesn't mind dark rooms
  • Variegated Leaves

Houseplant - Mother-in-laws Tongue

Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis)

  • Beautiful flowers
  • Range of colours and sizes
  • Like humidity

Houseplant - Phalaenopsis


To sum up on these plants,  if you're not already addicted to the houseplant craze, you should be! It's time to give your relationship with indoor plants a chance to grow!