Hoya Care Guide

Hoya Care Guide

Hoyas are a massive player in the world of collectable indoor plants. The range is huge, with a unique leaf for each species, and brightly coloured flowers that have a strong perfume! To best care for your Hoya we want to emulate their natural habitat, which is often the canopy of a tree. Light These are the perfect plant for...

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String of Pearls Care Guide

String of Pearls Care Guide

The notorious String of Pearls (AKA Senecio rowleyanus) is loved by many and... well.. also hated by many! Due to their succulent quality they are often thought of as an easy plant for beginners. I would rather class this plant as a more intermediate difficulty due to their ability to rapidly deteriorate if you so much as look at them sideways....

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11 Super Low-Light Indoor Plants Greener House Brunswick Australia

11 Super Low-Light Indoor Plants

All plants need light, whether that’s from an electric bulb or straight from the source, aka the sun! A select number of plants have extremely good low-light tolerance and can get by in very dim conditions. Some ambient light is always required, but it doesn’t need to be all that much for these plants to survive.

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Pitcher Plant Care Guide Greener House Brunswick Australia

Pitcher Plant Care Guide

Carnivorous plants such as the pitcher plant make an excellent addition to any plant collection. Apart from looking completely alien, they are also very fun to care for and offer a level of interactivity not often available. These plants are pet friendly as long as your pet isn’t a bug! Light In the wild pitcher plants can often be found...

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New arrivals - Rich In Gems & Silver Dollars Greener House Brunswick Australia

New arrivals - Rich In Gems & Silver Dollars

With Mother's Day just around the corner, we've got the perfect plants and pots for you to peruse this weekend! There's lots going on in the shop right now, which you can read all about at the end of the article.This week in particular has seen the arrival of some stunning plants, some of them are pretty hard to get a...

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How to keep my indoor plants alive during Winter? Greener House Brunswick Australia

How to keep my indoor plants alive during Winter?

Say good-bye to those Winter worries because Greener House is on the case! We've collected together our best Winter indoor plant care tips and tricks to make anyone into an indoor gardening wizard. This year your indoor plants will not just survive, they will thrive! How much water do plants need during Winter? During Winter your plants will be growing slower...

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Mother's Day Gift Guide Greener House Brunswick Australia

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so if you’re looking for a gift for your mum, other mum, kind high school English teacher, or mum-of-choice, we’ve got you covered! We've collected some gorgeous plant and pot combinations for you this Mother's Day to make gift-buying even easier. You can order these through the website or just come in, as...

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Philodendron Care Guide Greener House Brunswick Australia

Philodendron Care Guide

Most iconic indoor plants - like Monsteras, Devil’s Ivy, and Philodendrons - fall under the family “Araceae”. All of these plants have similar care, but if you’ve recently purchased a Philodendron (or Thaumatophyllum) and you’re not sure where to start, read on!  Light As varied as the genus “Philodendron” is, they can generally be comfortable in medium to well-lit spaces...

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Care Guide

Fiddle Leaf Figs, or Ficus lyrata, definitely get a bad rap for being “fussy”, but once you find the right spot for them in your home they’re super easy and very rewarding plants! If you’re considering buying a Fiddle Fig in Melbourne, or if you’re trying to bring a sick Fiddle Fig back to life, this guide should help you...

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Chain of Hearts Care Guide Greener House Brunswick Australia

Chain of Hearts Care Guide

Chain of Hearts is an easy, low-maintenance indoor plant that’s perfect for the Melbourne climate. Indoor plant beginners will have no trouble with this one! As well as having cute, heart-shaped leaves, this plant is also low light tolerant and pet safe.

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Alocasia Care Guide

Enter the world of Alocasias, and discover an exciting array of diverse species and cultivars that range from huge statement plants to petite species with intricate leaves and stems. Alocasias allow you to experiment with conditions easily, as their fast-growing leaves mean they can recover from all sorts of issues.

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Devil's Ivy Care Guide

Devils Ivy is a must-have member of your plant collection. It has been one of the top indoor plants for several decades, not just because of how easy they are to grow, but for the fact that you can shape and train their vines to cover the inside of your house! These are very rapidly growing plant and can grow...

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10 Indoor Plant Misconceptions

1. Bathrooms are humid! Very often people will ask me if there are any plants that will do well in a bathroom. There is a big belief that bathrooms are more hot, humid, and wet than other rooms in the house and therefore the plants like ferns will do better. If you think about it though, bathrooms are actually designed...

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Peace Lily Care Guide

The humble peace lily is one of my favorite plants. It is often overlooked because it can seem a bit common. Peace Lilies, aka Spathiphyllum, are actually a very diverse genus that can withstand a lot of difficult conditions. They can range in size from just a few centimetres tall up to 2m, and come in a variety of colours! Due...

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Pet Safe Plants Greener House Brunswick Australia

Pet Safe Plants

If your pet likes to nibble on the greenery from time to time, it’s important that they can only access plants that are safe for them to ingest! Rather than memorising a full list of safe and unsafe plants, it’s better to group them into easy categories that make plant shopping a breeze. Safe Plants Ferns Generally, ferns like a...

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Maranta Care Guide

Prayer plants are often thought of as sensitive, and high maintenance. I certainly struggled with these plants when I tried to keep them in a sheltered environment away from what they actually love. Once you get the basic conditions right, these plants are super fast growing, very rewarding, and actually one of the easiest plants to grow.

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4 Plant Experts You Need To Know!

We do our best at Greener House to write about as many indoor plants as we can so that you have the information you need. There are a lot of varieties for us to cover them all, so we thought we’d share some of our favourite indoor plant resources with you!

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10 Tips To Become An Instant Green Thumb

If you're just starting out with indoor plants there are probably a lot of questions you might have. It may seem a little daunting at first but being an indoor gardener is actually not all that hard. After years of teaching people how to care for plants, I have come up with these ten tips to turn you into an...

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A Guide To Every Fern Ever (Sort Of..)

For the longest time I believed that ferns where the hardest plants around. They have a pretty bad reputation for being thirsty, humidity loving babies. If you get the care wrong they seem to just crisp up and turn into a big dead mess. Through some experimentation I found that most of what I knew was totally wrong and once...

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Pilea Peperomioides Care Guide

The infamous Pilea peperomioides a.k.a. “Money Plant” is a very easy-care and beautiful smaller plant. They really gained some notoriety in Australia these last few years, due to even the tiniest Money Plants having a huge price tag. Now that they are more available, the price has finally dropped to a reasonable level and we can all enjoy them! Before...

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10 Aussie Plant Instagrams To Inspire You

These are a few of our favourite Australian plant Instagram accounts. Some are fairly well known and others deserve heaps more love for their amazing content. Check them out and be sure to give them a follow for heaps more plant inspiration!

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Monstera deliciosa Care Guide

M. deliciosa is undeniably one of the most famous indoor plants to ever exist. You can often spot the distinctive leaves in movies, videogames, and printed across at least three cushions at your local homewares store. Apart from being an absolute fashion icon, it is also an extremely hardy and versatile plant.

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Watering 101

A general guide for beginners to learn what it takes to water your indoor plants correctly!

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Master The Maidenhair Fern

There is a lot of misinformation out there about maidenhair ferns which paints them as being finicky and easy to kill when they are actually one of the easiest plants to care for.

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