Houseplant of the Month – Cacti

Houseplant of the Month – Cacti With their strong architectural shapes, cacti make a bold statement in any bright room. Like succulents, cacti have low maintenance needs, making them a very easy houseplant option and an ideal feature piece for your desk or coffee table. Whilst cacti are members of the succulent family, their spines…

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Houseplant of the Month – Succulents

Houseplant of the Month – Succulents Ideal as a feature piece for your desk or coffee table, succulents are a great way to green up your living space, especially if you don’t have access to a garden. Available in a variety of shapes, succulents can make a bold statement in any bright room. We love…

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House Plant of the Month – Bromeliads

House Plant of the Month – Bromeliads Bromeliads make excellent houseplants with their vivid colours, unique shapes, and low maintenance. Originating from the rainforests of central America, the colourful flowering heads of Bromeliads can add an exotic accent to any room, making them ideal houseplants. They especially thrive in bright natural light and work well…

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House Plant of the Month – Bonsai

House Plant of the Month – Bonsai Practiced for many centuries, Bonsai is the art of growing miniature trees and shrubs. Cultivated by the Japanese to bring harmony and nature into the home, bonsai trees are a little more delicate compared to the average indoor plant. By following a few basic rules, everyone should be…

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Plant of the month – Salvias

Plant of the Month – Salvias Salvias provide long lasting colour, aromatic foliage and strong architectural shapes during the second half of summer. Salvias are popular plants for adding late summer colour in mixed borders and pots. They are a large and diverse group of plants that can be grown as annuals, perennials or even…

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Acers

Ornamental Acers provide architectural interest and are grown for their graceful habit, autumn colour and beautiful foliage. Acers are a diverse group of deciduous trees that can provide interest all year round. Many types grow extremely slowly and are perfect in a smaller garden or grown in large containers. Growth is best in dappled shade…

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Erysimums

Also known as ‘Wallflowers’, Erysimums have narrow leaves with dense, colourful flower spikes of fragrant flowers. Erysimums, or ‘Wallflowers’, can be annuals, biennials or woody-based perennials. Our favourite for this month are the perennial types with their long lasting flowers in shades of mauve, apricot, yellow and red. Growth is best in a sunny spot…

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Hellebores

Also known as the Lenten Rose, Hellebores offer elegant flowers during the winter months. Coming back year after year, Hellebores are perfect for brightening up shady areas, especially in winter gardens. The Christmas flowering varieties tend to be white, with the purple, lime green and speckled flowering varieties flowering from the New Year into spring.…

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Winter Flowering Heathers

Add colour to your garden this season. These small, compact plants will flower all season long, adding colour to your garden through the winter. Ideal in pots or in the ground, they require very little care. Water plants regularly during dry weather and remove any leaves that fall onto the plants in autumn. Lightly prune…

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Sarcococca

Also known as Christmas Box – an Evergreen shrub with fragrant flowers. Compact and sweetly scented, Sarcococca have delicate creamy-white flowers from December to March. Berries follow, varying in colour from black to purple and red. With simple dark green glossy leaves, this dense evergreen shrub is ideal for a shady border or woodland garden,…

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