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All you Need to Know about Bamboo Plants

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All you Need to Know about Bamboo Plants

Bamboo is a green-fingered connoisseur’s go-to plant, especially when creating a garden that boasts a somewhat tropical appeal. Its striking appearance means it’s often used as a specimen plant, to add interest to an otherwise subtle border, or as an attractive screen. If you wish to introduce bamboo to your garden, it’s important to learn a few tips and tricks, many of which are very straightforward… First things first, what is bamboo? Bamboo originates from the grass family (also known as Poaceae). Species are native...

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How to decorate your home with indoor flowering plants

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How to decorate your home with indoor flowering plants

Flowers and foliage are an asset to the garden, just as they are an asset to the home – in fact, indoor flowering plants work to bring an interior space to life through both sight and scent. Top tips for decorating from experts When it comes to decorating the home with indoor flowering plants, there are a number of unique ways to create a distinctive display. If you have some old china teacups lying around, use these to create a quirky, indoor garden with a vintage edge. Alternatively, save space by planting flowering plants in mason jars and...

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All you Need to Know about Hibiscus Plant

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All you Need to Know about Hibiscus Plant

Wishing to add a little tropical style to your garden? Hibiscus, with their bright, trumpet-shaped flowers, are the answer. When cared for correctly, these easy maintenance, high-impact plants will last for many years, adding great beauty to your home. Hibiscus Plant – Varieties + Growing There are three major types of Hibiscus Flowers, including Perennial Hibicus plants, Tropical Hibiscus and Hardy Hibiscus. They’re also available in a number of variants – 200 to be precise. These include Rock Hibiscus, Rose in Sharon, Giant Rose...

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15 Tropical Plants you can Easily Grow at Home

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15 Tropical Plants you can Easily Grow at Home

If you’re looking to add some colour and greenery to your home, tropical plans can be a great place to start. While not all species are suitable for life indoors, there are plenty of options that are relatively easy to care for, as we’ve detailed here. 1. Amazon Elephant’s Ear These popular tropical plants are both common and unique. With their large, arrow-like green leaves, embellished with silver, many describe them as regal. Unlike a number of Alocasia species, they are in fact extremely easy to grow inside and can be an asset to...

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8 Plants with Amazing Anti-Anxiety Benefits

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8 Plants with Amazing Anti-Anxiety Benefits

Plants are not just for the garden as they have a number of health benefits too, including the ability to soothe headaches, calm ailments and reduce everyday stresses and strains. If you spend a lot of time indoors, be this due to long working hours or weather conditions, poor air quality is bound to affect your health. In fact, indoor toxins can have a detrimental effect on our health. Such toxins can cause allergies, asthma, inflammation, anxiety, stress and even certain types of cancer. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to improve...

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10 surprising ways to use succulents to decorate your home

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10 surprising ways to use succulents to decorate your home

Succulents, with their lush green shades and unique textures, are an ideal option when it comes to home décor. Here we list a number of surprising ways to experiment with these distinctive plants. 1. A centrepiece with a twist When creating a centrepiece for a table or mantle, most think to use flowers. However, a box brimming with succulents will not only last longer, it will add an instant injection of colour to the home. An assortment of succulents placed in a box can create an artistic display, especially when using a variety of textures...

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How to Make your Own Flower Food and Plant Fertilizers

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How to Make your Own Flower Food and Plant Fertilizers

Every green-fingered connoisseur knows that healthy soil equals healthy plants. Ensuring your soil is enriched is therefore a must! However, fertilizer can be extremely expensive and store-bought products can contain a number of chemicals, some of which are harmful to the environment. This is one of the reasons many believe home gardens to be an extremely expensive hobby. Fortunately, if you learn how to make your own fertilizer, this is far from the case. Making your own homemade fertilizers If the soil you are using is nutrient-deficient,...

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How to Grow Citrus Trees in a Pot

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How to Grow Citrus Trees in a Pot

From mandarin to lemon trees, there are a variety of citrus trees in existence, and despite what you may think, many of these species can in fact be grown in a pot. Indoor fruit trees have been developed by plant specialists, who have created a botanical formula that allows green-fingered connoisseurs to enjoy citrus trees indoors. How to grow citrus trees at home An abundance of plant breeders have introduced dwarf citrus trees to the market, which means green-fingered connoisseurs no longer need a large garden to grow exotic trees and can...

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Best Office Plants to Boost your Productivity

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Best Office Plants to Boost your Productivity

Adding a little greenery to the office environment not only looks aesthetically pleasing; it’s a proven way to boost productivity. From wellness benefits to air purifying advantages, there are a number of reasons why you should invest in an office plant. Best Office Plants to Boost Productivity Here we’ve listed some of the best plants to place in the work environment… The Spider Plant This particular specie of plant is an ideal option for offices with plentiful shelves. Simply pop this low maintenance plant into a hanging basket, close to a...

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Lilly Plants: Growing & Basic Care

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Lilly Plants: Growing & Basic Care

The Lily or Lilium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants, which grow from bulbs and all boast large protruding flowers. These groups of flowering plants are important in both culture and literature and are renowned in many parts of the world. Lilly Plants: Growing & Basic Care How to plant Lilies Valued for their large, significant flowers, lilies are popular in both the garden and in the home. In order for them to thrive, they must be planted or placed in the correct environment. When cared for correctly, they will usually display...

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Morning Glory Plant

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Morning Glory Plant

Morning Glory Plant, one of September’s birth flowers, boast slender stems, trumpet-shaped flowers and heart-shaped leaves. They’re annual climbers and come in a range of beautiful colours, including magenta, pink, white and purple-blue. They’re often described as romantic flowers because of their old-fashioned charm, pretty shape and sweeping tendrils that unfold in the sunshine. There’s certainly something magical about these plants, which hold their name bplantsecause they bloom early in the morning before closing as the light fades. This...

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Mother of Thousands Plant

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Mother of Thousands Plant

The Mother of Thousands plant (also known as Kalanchoe daigremontiana) is a striking foliage houseplant native to the tropics of Madagascar. When positioned indoors, the flowers rarely bloom; however it’s the baby plantlets that continually appear on the tips of the large leaves that are the most attention-grabbing part of this plant. Caring for a Mother of Thousands In order for this plant to bloom, it needs good drainage. It is therefore best potted in a commercial cactus soil mix, which can be obtained from your local garden centre. Once...

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Peace Lily Care Guide

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Peace Lily Care Guide

Peace Lily is one of the most prevalent houseplants on the market today and make a great centrepiece due to their pretty white blossoms. Despite the beauty of peace lily, they’re relatively easy to care for. On top of brightening up the home and providing a fragrant scent, they’re also renowned for their air purifying properties. To ensure you get the most out of your Lily, it’s important to follow a few handy tips… Peace Lily – Basic Care When it comes to finding the perfect home for your new plant, it’s important to pick the area...

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7 Low Light Plants for any room in the house

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7 Low Light Plants for any room in the house

Low light plants are often thought of as dull, boring species. This is far from the case however, with some of the brightest, most colourful and easy-to-care for indoor plants thriving in low-light conditions. 7 Low Light Plants for any room in the house 1. Pothos Pothos (Epipremnum Aureum) boasts the ability to thrive in any room in the household, so its one of the best low light plants, providing it is kept out of full sun and watered only when the soil feels dry. This maintenance-free vining plant can be trained to fall over the edge of a...

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Five Best Low Maintenance Indoor Plants

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Five Best Low Maintenance Indoor Plants

Not all of us have a lot of time on our hands, especially those leading busy working, social and home lives. Yet despite this, the majority of us still wish for a bright and beautiful home, blooming with lush green foliage of indoor plants all year round. Thankfully there are a number of low-maintenance indoor plants, shrubs and floral species available to the homeowner today, meaning anyone can have a picture-perfect abode – especially if they choose to fill their space with indoor plants that require very little care to survive. Top 5 Low...

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Seven Types of Plants That Are Best For Windowsills

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Seven Types of Plants That Are Best For Windowsills

Whether you live in an apartment without a garden, or quite simply wish to bring the outdoors inside, a windowsill garden is the perfect alternative (or addition) to an exterior space. It’s easier than you may think to start a windowsill garden, you just need to know what types of plants will be happiest there. If you already have an abundance of indoor plants in and outside of the home, start by taking cuttings from some of your favorites, using a sharp knife or a pair of pruners. These should measure between 3 and 4 inches in size. The next...

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Garden Helpers – Best Plants for Pollination

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Garden Helpers – Best Plants for Pollination

Even our gardens need a little help from Mother Nature every now and again, so read on to learn more about the best plants for pollination… Aster x frikartii In early summer to autumn, butterflies often sunbathe as they feed on these perennial daisy-like blooms. Laden with pollen and nectar, they are tremendously popular with a wide range of different insects. Butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) Boasting a series of slender cones, each sprouting an abundance of flowers in both the spring and summer time, the Butterfly Bush is not only a great...

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5 Plants that will help your good night sleep

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5 Plants that will help your good night sleep

Asides from adding a splash of colour and a sweet fragrance to our homes, houseplants boast a number of additional, beneficial properties – including the ability to filter air and oxygenate any room in the household, all of which helps to promote a better night’s sleep. With this in mind, decking out your bedroom with the right plants is a great idea, especially as sleepless nights can take their toll on our productivity, energy, mood and overall quality of life. There are a number of species, shades and colours of plants to choose...

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15 absolutely adorable plant containers you’ll want this spring

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15 absolutely adorable plant containers you’ll want this spring

Are you decorating your new home or flat? Do you need something little to add a bit of personality? What about a unique plant container? We’ve collected the best 15 around the web – they would make a great house warming gift or you can just cheer yourself up and get something bright and happy to have around the home. Which one of these is your favourite? Leave a comment below! 1. Grow a Pineapple Green and yellow for spring? Anytime! This adorable pineapple shaped plant container will reveal it’s true beauty once your plant...

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How to Send Christmas Plants by Post Safely

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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 plants arrive in tiptop condition is to buy them online from a florist, gifts company or online retailer...

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10 house plants to destress your home

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10 house plants to destress your home

Winter is here and Christmas is fast approaching which means one thing; we’re all stressed. Higher electricity bills coupled with the amount of presents we need to purchase for our families can leave us feeling a little deflated and worried. But rather than investing in spa days to relax yourself and damage your bank account even more, why not simply get a plant that’s known for its calming properties? Here are the top 10 plants that are sure to de-stress your home and provide you with a sanctuary of peace and tranquillity. 1. Aloe Vera The...

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Must know basics about watering house plants

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Must know basics about watering house plants

If you’re a fan of having a houseplant in your home, you’ve no doubt lost a plant or two over the years. Insufficient and excessive watering are among the most common reasons why a plant may die so it’s important you learn how to strike the right balance. If it wasn’t for the water we provide our stunning plants with, nutrients wouldn’t be able to travel from the soil to plant cells. However, too much water in the soil will force the air from the root and ultimately reduce the plant’s oxygen levels. While there is no simple rule to follow...

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5 little known Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

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5 little known Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

House plants have been a huge part of our lives, right from when the early Greeks and Romans began bringing their beloved plants in from the outdoors. Even the Victorians loved their potted plants and let’s face it, the 70s wouldn’t have been the same without those ferns and spider plants! Modern style dictates that we should be a little lighter with our green things though and this means sculptural stems rule the roost but are there other benefits to houseplants than a nice looking living room? More than just part of the home décor, indoor...

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10 funny and strange plant names

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10 funny and strange plant names

Have you ever heard of Monkey Puzzle Tree or a Sneezewort? Well, we have a whole list of weird plant names, along with the inside scoop on how they ended up with their funny names! We’re all guilty of being enthralled by something weird and wonderful and who can blame us? Well, here are the top 10 funny and strange plant names you’re guaranteed to be interested in! 1. Sneezewort Yarrow, AKA Sneezewort This plant originally got this name because it was used as sneezing powder. The flower would be dried up and used to help clear out...

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The ultimate cheat sheet for watering house plants

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The ultimate cheat sheet for watering house plants

We all love having a home and garden full of luscious plants. The only problem is finding the time to water them. Not to mention knowing how much water to give them and how often. Watering is without doubt the biggest issue gardeners and domestic goddesses face but it doesn’t have to be that way. Our cheat sheet will have your home looking green and fresh inside and out in a few simple steps. First up, the most common houseplants… 1. Spider Plant Water: little and often Location: a well-lit room but NOT in direct sunlight Spider Plants are...

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Plants as Gifts: 6 Plants that are Awesome Gifts

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Plants as Gifts: 6 Plants that are Awesome Gifts

Have you been struggling to find your friend that perfect gift? Jewellery too personal? Clothing too difficult to gauge? Flowers too short-lived? Well, what about a potted plant? It might not be an obvious gift idea but plants are actually the perfect present for a number of occasions. Not only do they show thought and attention but they can brighten up homes and workspaces and give the recipient something to tend and look after – ensuring long lasting growth for a gift that literally keeps on giving. If this sounds like the perfect solution...

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5 most powerful medicinal plants

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5 most powerful medicinal plants

Believe it or not there are absolutely hundreds of herbs and flowers that have medicinal properties and which have benefited human health for centuries. Whether you’re looking for an anti-inflammatory, pain relief or something anti-septic, there is no doubt that there is a plant out there that can give it to you. So, put down your tablets and pain killers and read our top five most powerful medicinal plants in the world; guaranteed to help you with any problem you have. 1. Californian Poppy Poppy extracts have traditionally been used to relax...

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Nature’s Secret Gardener: All About Earthworms

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Nature’s Secret Gardener: All About Earthworms

Earthworms live within the soil, burrowing both vertically and horizontally at different depths. During these when they are burrowing, earthworms are actually eating the soil and extracting waste that helps improve the quality of the soil. The burrows created by earthworms are also beneficial because they loosen and aerate the soil, making it looser and helping the dirt absorb water more readily. As earthworms perform their gardening tasks within the soil, the gardener can expect beautiful growing results in flowers and vegetables. Earthworm...

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Kids Guide to Photosynthesis by Serenata Flowers

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Kids Guide to Photosynthesis by Serenata Flowers

Life on earth couldn’t exist without plants and flowers. People and animals need oxygen to breathe. As plants grow in the ground, they supply the people and living creatures on the earth with oxygen through photosynthesis. The process of photosynthesis gives plants, algae, and some types of bacteria the nutrients they need to grow, while at the same time providing important oxygen for life on earth. What is Photosynthesis? The word “photosynthesis” has two parts that help decode its meaning. “Photo” is a Greek...

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Caring for Flowers Year Round

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Caring for Flowers Year Round

Flowers can bring beauty to gardens and homes all year long. With knowledge of proper care and the fortitude to stick with it, anyone up to the challenge can have a yard brimming with colorful blossoms. Each new season brings with it new duties related to caring for flowers. Each new season brings opportunities for new varieties of blossoms, as well. Fall and winter may not be the time of year most people think of when flowers are mentioned, but cool-season prep is key to a spring and summer of beautiful blossoms. Fall is the time to plant...

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Anatomy of a Plant

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Anatomy of a Plant

Plants are everywhere you go, and there are so many of them! At any time, a person can look out of a window or go outside and see some kind of plant. There are many different kinds of plants in the world. Some plants are tall, while others are very small. Some may have a lot of flowers, while other plants may not have any that you can see. Trees are plants, even though they look different from some other plant types. If you look at the anatomy, or structure, of plants, you’ll find that there are basic similarities between them. To...

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Guide To Flowers and Plants Harmful to Horses

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Guide To Flowers and Plants Harmful to Horses

Poison Pastures: Guide To Flowers and Plants Harmful to Horses Although horses usually graze freely when they are out in open fields, there are a number of plants and flowers that are very harmful to them. Some of these can even be poisonous, so it is very important to make sure that the pasture area is free from these types of plants. When horses consume poisonous plants, the effects can range from vomiting, lesions, depression, paralysis and even death. Study the resources below to learn more about which plants are dangerous for horses, and...

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Flowers and Plants – The Bonsai Tree

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Flowers and Plants – The Bonsai Tree

Flowers and Plants – The Bonsai Tree Flowers and Plants – The Bonsai Tree The Bonsai Tree is truly man-made nature’s gift. Bonsai (pronounced bone-sigh) is one of the oldest oriental horticultural art medium. Emanating from the Orient, the word Bonsai in Chinese and Japanese languages means tree-in- a-pot. Created in the Orient more than 2000 years ago, this celestial art is renowned all over the world. Small potted tree is not yet a bonsai for it has to be pruned, shaped, and designed into the desired form. To keep its diminutive...

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Student Flower Resource: How Bees Make Honey!

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Student Flower Resource: How Bees Make Honey!

Student Flower Resource: How Bees Make Honey! The characteristics and habits of bees are interesting topics of study. For instance, it’s a well-known fact that bees produce honey. The following provides information on the details of how bees make honey as well as some other interesting facts about them. Also, there’s a list of websites for people who wish to learn more about the intriguing lives of bees. There are a few stages in the lifecycle of a bee. A bee begins as an egg and remains in that stage for about three days. On the...

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Flower Focus: African Violets

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Flower Focus: African Violets

History and Origin The African Violet, of the genus Saintpaulia, originates in eastern tropical Africa, in Tanzania and Kenya. While the genus Saintpaulia once boasted 60 species, later work determined this was a result of poor differentiation and the number was reduced to six, with many different sub-species. It received its common name of African violet as a result of the location in which it naturally grows, but also because the flower itself bears a striking resemblance to the true violet. It is not uncommon to see the African violet...

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Flowers Focus: Cyclamen

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Flowers Focus: Cyclamen

The Cyclamen is a small but diverse plant and is often found on sale during the spring time. It is known for its beauty and heart shaped leaves – many use it as a house plant. The Cyclamen originated in the Middle East and naturally grows in countries such as: Syria, Palestine, Greece, Turkey and Israel, along with many Mediterranean islands. The Cyclamen was first introduced into Europe during the 16th century passing through France and landing in Great Britain. Origins of the name The name of the Cyclamen originates from Greece and is...

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Get your home ready for winter

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Get your home ready for winter

As the nights draw in earlier and the temperature starts to quickly drop, it’s a sure sign that winter is well and truly upon us. To make sure that your home is ready for the winter – here are some handy ways to keep your spirits high even when the temperature is low. 1. An annual check-up Very few people like to get up in the morning to a cold house, so to make sure that your central heating is fit and ready to use; check that all the radiators are working properly and bleed them if necessary. Booking  a certified engineer to...

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Poinsettias: How to pick the best

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Poinsettias: How to pick the best

One of the most popular additions to any Christmas celebration, poinsettias are a festive plant like no other. You can get hold of these fiery red plants from SerenataFlowers.com with new pale pink varieties becoming more popular for the holidays but how can you make sure the plant you pick is the best one. History Originally from Mexico, it was the early missionaries to the country who fell in love with this vibrant plant and associated it with their Christmas celebrations. Later on, US Ambassador to Mexico, Joel Poinsett, after whom the...

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Flowers and Allergies

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Flowers and Allergies

Whilst flowers are beautiful and brighten up all gardens, for allergy sufferers they cause nothing but red eyes, runny noses and itchy skin. However, what many keen gardeners fail to realise is that not all flowers cause allergic reactions. It has been found that the less hybridised the flower the less pollen it creates and therefore it becomes incredibly unlikely to cause an allergic reaction. The plants that need to be looked out for are the ones where the pollen can be transferred by the wind. Here, are some flowers to avoid due to their...

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How to take care of plants in winter

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How to take care of plants in winter

No season is harsher on plants and flowers than winter, with cold temperatures and bad weather meaning that it can be difficult for our favourite blooms to survive. If you don’t want to have to start from scratch in your home or garden each year then these tips on how to encourage winter plant survival could be a lifesaver…for both you and your plants! Outdoors Outdoor plants need the most attention in winter as the colder temperature and bad weather can take its toll. Things you need to do include: Clearing away debris: most summer...

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5 Best Plants for home with kids

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5 Best Plants for home with kids

Each home reflects the personalities of the people who dwell in it and there’s no denying that flowers in the house promote positive energy, symbolise certain sentiments and look lovely. The choice of flowers and plants for a home with children in it, though, needs careful consideration. Avoid flowers and plants with thorns like roses or cacti and whatever you do, do not buy plants that are poisonous if eaten as if there’s one thing that babies and small children love doing it’s putting random things in their mouths! Having a plant also...

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Flower History & Origin

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Flower History & Origin

The African Violet, of the genus Saintpaulia, originates in eastern tropical Africa, in Tanzania and Kenya. While the genus Saintpaulia once boasted 60 species, later work determined this was a result of poor differentiation and the number was reduced to six, with many different sub-species. It received its common name of African violet as a result of the location in which it naturally grows, but also because the flower itself bears a striking resemblance to the true violet. It is not uncommon to see the African violet grown indoors or...

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Poisonous Flowers and Plants

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Poisonous Flowers and Plants

While most flowers and plants may look harmless, there are a variety of poisonous plants that can be toxic, or even deadly, to humans and animals. It is in the best interest of people to be able to identify at least some of them to avoid coming into contact with them. Poisonous flowers and plants are potentially hazardous to all living organisms, which includes not only humans, but also pets, livestock and other animals. If for some reason a person does get into contact with a poisonous flower or plant, or accidentally ingests one or the...

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Carnivorous plants

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Carnivorous plants

Carnivorous plants are distinct for their ability to trap and consume insects and small creatures such as frogs. They live and thrive in nutrient-deficient environments such as bogs and swamps, requiring the capture of organisms. Charles Darwin was the first to state their discovery in 1875 in his book Insectivorous Plants. Insectivorous or carnivorous plants satisfy three attributes. These include the ability to attract and catch prey, produce enzymes used to digest the organism and also have the ability to absorb the nutrients within the...

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6 Ways Plants Are Used as Weapons

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6 Ways Plants Are Used as Weapons

Sure they may look harmless, but in the hands of the right people, a plant can be just as deadly as a shotgun. Plants have been an integral part in weapons manufacturing and advancements for thousands of years. 1.  Arrows and Darts First of all, it is worth noting that these weapons all originate from plants: • Bows • Arrows • Spears • Darts All of the above are all derived from the ash, elm and other species of tree. However, assuming that bats, clubs and other wooden objects are too easy, let’s examine how these plant-weapons are enhanced...

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A Complete Resource Guide on Medicinal Flowers and Plants

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A Complete Resource Guide on Medicinal Flowers and Plants

Flowers and plants have been used for centuries in the treatment of a wide range of medical conditions. The medicinal properties of these herbs promote physical, emotional and mental well-being. Nowadays individuals are bombarded with man-made products that may contain unhealthy ingredients. Recently, the use of medicinal plants has been more widely accepted as an effective form of treatment. The following flowers and plants provide users with therapeutic properties and promotes in the healing of the body and mind. Aloe Aloe Vera has numerous...

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The Parts of a Plant

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The Parts of a Plant

Plants are a specific type of living organism which are abundant on planet earth. While some plants are seen as only an attractive type of vegetation, others are an essential source of food and shelter for a variety of creatures. Today, some experts suggest that there are as many as 315,000 different types of plants in existence. While these plants may vary quite dramatically in appearance, it is likely that they all are composed of a number of the same parts. Roots Many scientists agree that the roots are one of the most important components...

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Differences Between Plant and Animal Cells

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Differences Between Plant and Animal Cells

Plant and animal cells share many similarities, but there are big differences that make them easily identifiable under a microscope to the trained eye. Animal cells don`t have a dividing cell wall like plant cells do, but both do have plasma membranes. Plants cells use photosynthesis from the sun, which requires them to have chloroplast filled with chlorophyll to complete this function; animal cells do not have chloroplasts. Chlorophyll also helps make plants green. Animal cells take on a round shape while plant cells form rectangular shapes....

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Flowers, Plants, and Gardening: For Kids!

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Flowers, Plants, and Gardening: For Kids!

Study of Plants: Botany Botany, also known as plant biology, involves studying plant life. Botanists study the parts of the plant, how it grows, reproduces, adapts, and gets nutrition. Botany started with the hunter-gatherer societies that aimed to identify edible, medicinal, and poisonous plants. Modern-day botanists study over 550,000 species of plant life. Botanists use a classification system to identify and categorize the many different types of species, including the nearly extinct. Scientists will use plants to study genetics. In fact,...

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Save Our Plants!

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Save Our Plants!

Deforestation has been contributing to the extinction of many types of plant life for the past few decades. Now, mounting evidence suggests that the repercussions of the deforestation trend reach far beyond the eradication of plant species. Everything from potential loss of prescription drugs to frightening weather anomalies are beginning to alert scientists and citizens to a greater problem. How big is the problem? New studies have estimated that over one in five plant species now faces extinction. Scientists have projected these numbers...

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