Monstera deliciosa, or Swiss cheese plant, is a firm favourite of many plant lovers. Why? It’s easy to care for, is a natural climber (so grows nice and tall), and makes a dramatic indoor statement with its large, graphic leaves. Turn to page 138 for garden editor Carol Bucknell’s tips on how to look after monstera, and meet three creatives who worship the plant (and all its leafy friends) over the page.
Plant people Page 130 Outdoor diary Page 138 Garden makeover: Carol faces double trouble Page 140 Outdoor workshop: paving Page 142 Feature garden: a breathtaking Taranaki treasure Page 146