Mother-in-law’s Tongue, Snake Plant or Viper’s Bowstring Hemp, Sansevieria (Sansevieria trifasciata) seem to have become very popular plants of late. 

My friend Vicki has a great big patch of Sansevieria growing near her front door. I asked her what she does to make them grow so beautifully and she told me her secret is neglect. She never waters hers and they're absolutely thriving.

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When I was heading home from her house, I helped myself to a leaf and after looking through some YouTube videos (honestly, how did we ever live without YouTube?) I grabbed my ...

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