Indoor Plant Diseases - Powdery Mildew, Leaf Spot and Root Rot | Chalet Boutique, Australia

Indoor Plant Diseases - Powdery Mildew, Leaf Spot and Root Rot

Welcome to our guide on tackling common foes that threaten indoor plant health: powdery mildewleaf spot, and root rot. As avid plant lovers, we empathise with the frustration and worry these problems can bring. But fret not! Equip yourself with knowledge and practical techniques, and you’ll rejuvenate your cherished indoor garden.

February 24, 2024 — Julianne Blackaby
Identifying Syngonium chiapense v's Syngonium macrophyllum

Identifying Syngonium chiapense v's Syngonium macrophyllum

The Syngonium, also known as the arrowhead vine, is a popular choice among indoor plant lovers. Surprisingly, there are over 30 species in the Syngonium genus. Two lesser-known species, Syngonium chiapense and Syngonium macrophyllum, share similar juvenile forms but showcase distinct features as they mature. There are clear differences in the plants so you can work out which plant you have.
Mealybugs on indoor plants | Treatment

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Rid of Mealybugs

This comprehensive guide delves into the world of effective mealybug control, a crucial aspect of plant care. Our focus is not just on eradicating mealybugs but, ensuring the long-term health and vitality of your plants. We provide unique insights into natural and chemical methods, emphasising safety and efficiency. Our tips are tailored to help you maintain robust, flourishing plants free from the scourge of mealybugs. We provide you with innovative strategies that combine practicality with environmental consciousness, a true hallmark of responsible plant care.
January 21, 2024 — Emma Kelt
Dots on the back of Piper plant leaves | Chalet Boutique, Australia

What are the dots on the back of my Piper plant leaves?

Piper plants and the mysteries of exudate, the natural crystals gracing the back of their leaves, often mistaken for pests. Delve into the plant's defense secrets and discover the entirely natural essence behind these intriguing features.
January 09, 2024 — Emma Kelt
Creating the Ultimate Premium Aroid Mix

Ultimate Premium Aroid Mix Recipe

Elevate your indoor gardening game with the ultimate premium aroid mix for indoor plants. A meticulously designed medium to nourish and support your indoor plants. This soil recipe combines precise ratios of chunky orchid bark and coarse perlite for impeccable drainage and aeration, while horticultural charcoal ensures a clean root environment. Enriched with worm castings or premium potting mix and balanced with moisture-retaining coco chips or coconut coir, this mix paves the way for thriving houseplants that flaunt their lush foliage like never before.
January 06, 2024 — Emma Kelt
Plants Bad for Dogs & Toxic plants for Cats | Chalet Boutique, Australia

Indoor Plants Toxic To Pets

Having indoor plants can bring natural beauty to your home, but it's crucial to be aware that some plants can threaten your pets' health. Keep toxic plants out of reach of your pets, and be proactive in creating a safe environment for them to thrive. If in doubt, consult your veterinarian for pet-friendly indoor plants. We have put together a handy list of Indoor Plants Toxic To Pets.
November 23, 2023 — Emma Kelt
Best Low-Light Hanging Indoor Plants | Chalet Boutique, Australia

Best Low-Light Hanging Indoor Plants

Creating a vibrant and lush ambiance in low-light areas becomes a breeze when you choose the best low-light hanging indoor plants. Nurturing a green haven in the dimmest corners of your home is not only possible but also delightful with the right selection of foliage.
November 23, 2023 — Julianne Blackaby
Low-Light Indoor Plants | Chalet Boutique, Australia

Top 20 Low-Light Indoor Plants for Your Home

Embark on a botanical journey with Chalet Boutique, where we unveil the Top 20 Low-Light Indoor Plants For Your Home, from the extraordinary – from the elegant Jewel Orchid to the iconic Swiss Cheese Plant. Discover and elevate your space with our handpicked, interesting low-light indoor plants. Green sophistication awaits.
November 21, 2023 — Emma Kelt
How to Propagate Monstera Dubia | How To Guide | Chalet Boutique, Australia

How to Propagate Monstera Dubia

Our Monstera Dubia comprehensive care and propagation guide will uncover the secrets to fostering lush greenery in your indoor haven. From propagation tips to nurturing care advice, this guide is your key to cultivating a thriving Monstera Dubia and elevating your indoor plant oasis.
November 14, 2023 — Emma Kelt
How to Identify, Control and Prevent Fungus Gnats

Ultimate Guide To Fungus Gnats

Dive into our Ultimate Guide to Fungus Gnats and reclaim control over your indoor garden. These pesky insects can wreak havoc on your plants, but fear not – our comprehensive guide is here to help. Learn to identify, prevent, and eliminate fungus gnat infestations using practical tips and proven methods.
August 09, 2023 — Emma Kelt
The Ultimate Guide to treating Spidermites | Chalet Boutique, Australia

Spider Mites 101: A Complete Guide to Prevention and Control

Our Ultimate Guide to Eliminating Spider Mites on Indoor Plants, we'll cover everything you need to know about these pesky critters. From identifying spider mites to preventing infestations and treating them, we've got you covered. So let's dive in and learn how to keep your indoor plants healthy and pest-free!
August 09, 2023 — Emma Kelt
Philodendron mamei and Philodendron mamei cv 'Silver Cloud'

Philodendron Mamei & 'Silver Cloud': How to Tell These Plants Apart

Philodendrons are popular houseplants known for their lush, tropical foliage. Two varieties that are often confused with one another are the Philodendron mamei and the Philodendron mamei cv ‘Silver Cloud’. Although they share some similarities, there are some key differences between the two.