How to create your own plant Eco System

How to create your own plant Eco System
Place a layer of rinsed mini pebbles in the bottom of your chosen pot or container. Make sure your layer of pebbles covers the bottom of the pot in a 1-2cm thick layer. Enough for excess water to rest in.   2. Dip your sphagnum moss in water and then...

Green Dreams

Green Dreams
Sleep… we’re told the body needs it; but for various reasons we can’t always be sure to get it.  Kids, illness, anxiety, pregnancy… the list goes on and on.    In 1989, NASA conducted a Clean Air Study in an effort to find the best indoor plants for filtering harmful...

How to use self watering pots...

How to use self watering pots...
and why we think they are the BEE'S KNEES! We have been stocking Mr Kitly self watering planters since launching Botanicals by Simply Stems earlier this year and we thinking they are the best things since sliced bread!  Although they may not be the most exciting thing to look at,...

Flowers really are good for your health!

Flowers really are good for your health!
As a team of floral stylists, we are lucky enough to be surrounded by beautiful flowers and plants every day.  We’re also a pretty happy bunch (no pun intended!) and we wondered… does it all come down to the flowers? We know plants are helpful in eliminating many harmful pollutants...

Your Biggest Investment...

Your Biggest Investment...
There’s no doubt owning your own home is the biggest investment you will make in your lifetime. Possibly more than once. So when it comes to selling that huge investment, you have to make it look exceptional.You have to make it stand out.And you have to make sure the cherry...

Our Dream Job

Our Dream Job
If you ever need reassurance that there is love and admiration in the world, you simply need to spend a day in the life of a Simply Stems Floral Stylist. Today is, like almost all days here, a reminder to us that we have the best job in the world....

Vintage Charm...

Vintage Charm...
Vintage Charm is the newest collection of floral wonder created by the team at Simply Stems.  This amazing range is all about mixing classic vintage with the edge of a modern look. Featuring gorgeous brown newsprint and non-traditional black tissue it is finished with an indulgent black ribbon. Channelling a lush Gatsby...

Foliage - It's the new black!

Foliage - It's the new black!
Foliage as florals seems to be a huge interior design choice at the moment, and its really easy to achieve this look. Place a single leaf in a glass jar in the bathroom or a group of different sized vases and interesting leaves in your entrance hall. These make a...

Flower of the Month // Alstroemeria

Flower of the Month // Alstroemeria
Alstroemeria, it is also known as the Peruvian Lily as it originated in South America. Alstroemeria flower is symbolic of wealth, prosperity and fortune. It is also the flower of friendship.  As a cut flower they are truely long lasting and great to add to a bouquet as they act as a filler as much as a...