Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Libra
Jan12

Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Libra

Libra: September 23 – October 22 Libra’s are sociable, gentle, graceful and feminine souls, who also boast a hint of seduction. Despite their many good traits, they often find it hard to make decisions for fear of making the wrong choice. Libra’s also claim to be very artistic, a quality that many of their friends will admire in them. When choosing flowers� for someone who boasts this particular star sign, opt for something that has an...

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All you need to know about Wax Flowers
Jan06

All you need to know about Wax Flowers

Wax Flowers, common botanical name ‘hamelaucium’, is a genus of shrubs native to Western Australia. Their blooms are similar to those found on tea trees and due to their look and sweet fragrance, they make the perfect addition to gardens, homes and bouquets. The most celebrated specie of Wax Flower is the Geraldton Wax (botanical name ‘Chamelaucium Uncinatum’), which is widely cultivated for its large eye-catching blooms. Species from...

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Delphinium – Care Guide
Dec27

Delphinium – Care Guide

Delphiniums are celebrated for their vibrant summer blooms, which boast beautiful shades of white, blue, pink and purple. These perennials are prevalent in both cottage-style gardens and cutting� gardens, but in order to grow best, they require a good deal of attention. Delphinium is a genus comprising over 300 species. Certain species are annuals, while others come in the shape of biennials or perennials. Some are extremely easy to...

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Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Virgo
Dec12

Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Virgo

Virgo: August 23 – September 22 A Virgo often acts without thinking, is extremely daring in nature, and yet is still a perfectionist at heart. Naturally modest, Virgo’s tend to feel at ease wherever they are, regardless of the company surrounding them. Although extremely patient, they can be somewhat critical. Lavender, violet, marigold, myositis, hydrangea and freesia species are all ideal options for Virgos. Choose a traditional,...

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Amaryllis Care – all you need to know
Nov29

Amaryllis Care – all you need to know

Native to South America’s tropical regions, the Amaryllis specie boasts the botanical name Hippeastrum. They’re one of the easiest flowers to grow, and flourish both inside and outside. When in bloom, they last a great length of time and are in high demand due to their large florae and also, because they’re easy maintain. Amaryllis Care – Basic Information Varieties The amaryllis comes in a variety of hot hues in a...

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Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Leo
Nov12

Flowers According to Zodiac Sign – Leo

Leo: July 23 – August 22 Leo’s tend to ooze confidence, are fast-paced in life and are often the centre of attention. They laugh a lot and are impossible to miss! In work, they’re at the top of their game and in life, they lead their pack. Sunflower, orchid, heliotrope, chrysanthemum and celandine species are all ideal options when it comes to choosing a bouquet for a Leo. In addition to the specie of flower, choose a bouquet that is...

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How to Arrange your Own Flower Box
Oct22

How to Arrange your Own Flower Box

Flower boxes are a great addition to the home as they can instantly add colour and style to both indoor and outdoor spaces. They give you the opportunity to grow anything from tasty herbs to cascading colourful flowers, but how should you set about arranging them? How to Arrange your Own Flower Box When opting to add a flower box to your home or garden, it’s important to choose plants and blooms that thrive in this environment,...

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Most Common Rose Diseases
Oct19

Most Common Rose Diseases

When growing any plant, there are various things that can go wrong. Roses are no exception. In fact, these exquisite plant species are often the most susceptible to both rose diseases and pests. Knowing the signs and how to treat these ailments is a must if you wish to encourage healthy growth. Preventing rose diseases To encourage healthy flowers, it’s always a good idea to pick disease-resistant varieties. Despite costing a...

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Flowers According to the Zodiac Sign – Cancer
Oct15

Flowers According to the Zodiac Sign – Cancer

Cancer: June 21 – July 22 Those who share the Cancer star sign often share similar traits, including a warm and friendly smile and a certain sweetness. Additionally, they also tend to be very ambitious, generous, attentive and extremely family-orientated, which can sometimes make them hard to read. When considering what to put in a bouquet for those who belong to the Cancer star sign, choose the likes of daisies, camellias, jasmine,...

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Flowers Poisonous to Cats
Oct14

Flowers Poisonous to Cats

Cats are inquisitive creatures – they enjoy climbing and exploring, which often makes it impossible to keep poisonous plants and flowers out of their reach. If you have a pet cat, it’s therefore important to remove such hazards from your home and garden. Flowers poisonous to cats can cause skin, stomach and mouth irritation. Below we’ve listed a few of the most harmful plants and flowers: Autumn Crocus (Colchicum...

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