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The History of Houseplants

The History of Houseplants

History, and archaeology, show that there have been houseplants for as long as there have been houses.

Why are My Houseplant Leaf Tips Turning Brown?

Why are My Houseplant Leaf Tips Turning Brown?

Are your houseplants’ leaves going brown at the tips or edges? If so, this is likely to be because the air in your house or office is too dry for...

Growing Cacti and Succulents

Growing Cacti and Succulents

Succulents, including cacti, are plants with some parts thickened, usually as a water storage tissue. It can be leaves, stems or roots.

Houseplant Holiday

Houseplant Holiday

Going on Holiday? You will need to prepare your houseplants to survive in your absence.

Download the New MyKiwicare App

Download the New MyKiwicare App

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Harmful Houseplants

Harmful Houseplants

Apart from the potential to get an eye injury from the pointy ends of the leaves of plants such as Yucca, some houseplants are harmful because they are poisonous.

Growing Herbs Indoors

Growing Herbs Indoors

Many kitchen herbs can be grown indoors. In winter months those that will not grow in the cold outside can be grown inside given the right conditions, meaning you can...

Hard to Kill Houseplants

Hard to Kill Houseplants

Healthy houseplants provide many benefits to people living in the house. People feel happier in the presence of plants as mood and energy levels are better around nature.

How to Make Your Indoor Houseplant Last

How to Make Your Indoor Houseplant Last

Have you purchased an indoor pot plant and found it seemed to thrive for a few months and then slowly became sick and died, even though you followed the label...

How to Look After Your Office Plants in Lockdown

How to Look After Your Office Plants in Lockdown

In a lockdown, or going into lockdown? You will need to take your office plants home or prepare your plants to survive in your absence.