How Much Would it Cost to be Santa?
Dec14

How Much Would it Cost to be Santa?

Visiting every child in the world is not an easy task. If we just consider the logistics, this job is a nightmare. Add to that the costs of transport, insurance and cost of the actual gifts and the final bill will take your breath away. Just in case you would consider applying yourself – we put together a handy infographic that show you just how much cost and effort goes into doing the most important job in the world. This...

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The origin of Christmas
Dec11

The origin of Christmas

From mistletoe to Christmas trees, to holly wreaths and Santa Claus – just where did Christmas come from? Was it the Bible or paganism? Why do we exchange gifts and what are the origins of Christmas traditions? Here, we aim to answer some of those questions. Christmas to this day is celebrated as both a sacred and religious holiday. It’s also a worldwide cultural and commercial spectacle. For an impressive two millennia, people around...

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Poinsettia Care – All you Need to Know
Dec05

Poinsettia Care – All you Need to Know

Poinsettias are an extremely festive plant and one that promises to add an injection of colour to your home. While the majority of poinsettias are red, you can also find them in pink, white and cream hues. Most will grow to a little over 30cm tall but poinsettia care is extremely important, as when treated properly these stunning blooms will last for many weeks. Poinsettia Care: the basics Also known as Euphorbia pulcherrima, this...

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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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How to Pick the Perfect Christmas Bouquet
Oct28

How to Pick the Perfect Christmas Bouquet

Christmas is now on the horizon, but it’s never too early to start planning the perfect Christmas bouquet. Rather than going over the top with an array of Christmas decorations, why not add festive cheer to your home and office environments with an assortment of floral bouquets? Asides from keeping costs down, this is great way to inject colour and character into your study, living room, bedroom or kitchen. And you can always...

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How to Send Christmas Plants by Post Safely
Dec20

How to Send Christmas Plants by Post Safely

Christmas is the perfect excuse to buy an abundance of gifts for your loved ones. One popular way to spread the festive cheer is to purchase a variety of Christmas plants. From bouquets to garden goods and festive wreaths, there are a variety of options to choose from and all will add a splash of colour to your friends’ and families’ homes this Christmas. The best ways to package and send plants by post One way to ensure Christmas...

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10 Best Ingredients for Christmas Food Hamper
Dec17

10 Best Ingredients for Christmas Food Hamper

A homemade hamper is not only an extremely generous gift; it’s a thoughtful one too.� There are a number of gifts you can pop inside a hamper, meaning this is a present that is easily tailored to all.� Whether you’re gifting a client, a loved one, a friend or a family member, the Christmas hamper has certainly made a comeback and is being labelled as one of the most quintessential gifts this year. Wish them a Happy Christmas not just...

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Xmas Hamper Ideas for Friends
Dec16

Xmas Hamper Ideas for Friends

Buying gifts for friends is not easy. You want to get them something thoughtful while not blowing your budget. You know they have everything they need, and lets be honest a GPD navigation is hardly a thoughtful gift, no matter how practical it may be! Don’t get them something that will be just collecting dust on the shelves either! The statute that you loved that much in the shop looks amazing right there, but your friend might...

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How to Save Time on Christmas Gift Shopping
Dec15

How to Save Time on Christmas Gift Shopping

Christmas time is one of the most exciting, yet also, one of the busiest periods of the year. From last minute deadlines to a calendar bursting at the seams with social events, finding the time to buy your loved one’s Christmas gifts can be somewhat of a chore! Thankfully there are a number of top tips available when it comes to saving time on Christmas gift shopping. 1. Be a savvy shopper Instead of leaving the Christmas shop until...

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What’s Inside the World’s Most Expensive Christmas Hamper?
Dec09

What’s Inside the World’s Most Expensive Christmas Hamper?

With Christmas almost upon us, great gift ideas are in plentiful supply! If you’re searching for inspiration, the world’s most expensive Christmas hamper is guaranteed to suffice… With an astounding price tag of £85,000, this indulgent hamper is overflowing with an array of delights including one of the world’s rarest caviars – Almas caviar. These miniscule yellow albino eggs are sourced from one of only 6000 Sturgeon and come with a...

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