I love flowers, plants and all things green but I probably have the un-greenest fingers in the world. You know the saying that you should make sure you can look after a plant before you get a pet or have a kid? If I’d followed that line of reasoning I’d be sitting all alone on my couch watching Netflix. Or tanning on a beach in Thailand. Or hiking up a volcano in Ecuador…

Ok, that’s not the point.

The point is I suck at anything gardening-related but I love having flowers and greenery in my home. So it’s lucky I discovered Mother City Jungle.

Mother City Jungle

Mother City Jungle are a Cape Town-based company that make and sell interesting and unique indoor plants.

If you like a bit of greenery, do yourself a favour and check out their plants! Totally gorgeous!


And the great thing about them is they basically look after themselves:

Cover the roots with water.

Change the water once a month (a month!)

Keep out of direct sunlight.

Easy enough that even I can’t mess it up. Ok, the jury is still out on this one – but they’re not dead yet!

Happily for you I have a philodendron selloum in a 24cm glass vase with a cork lid (or The Big Philly to you and me) to give away, worth R380!

The Big Philly

All you have to do is:

That’s it!

Competition closes Friday 13 December 2019 at midday.

The winner will be announced on Facebook and Instagram. The prize can be collected in Cape Town or delivered within South Africa.

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