7 Essential Rules for Planting Tulips
Apr27

7 Essential Rules for Planting Tulips

Tulips are a great addition to the garden, as they add colour, vibrancy and structure to any outdoor space – especially as they’re available in an array of different hues, including pinks, purples, reds, crimson, yellow, orange and white. Regardless of whether they’re planted in pots, containers or in the ground, they’re a green-fingered connoisseurs’ perfect companion! However, as with all flowers and shrubs,...

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10 surprising ways to use succulents to decorate your home
Mar29

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...

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How to Make your Own Flower Food and Plant Fertilizers
Feb15

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...

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Mother of Thousands Plant
Nov11

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...

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Seven Types Of Flowers To Grow In Your Summer Garden
Jul05

Seven Types Of Flowers To Grow In Your Summer Garden

Whether you wish to brighten up your entire outdoor space, or quite simply your day – you can guarantee a summer garden bursting at the seams with fragrant, floral displays will do just that. From plants that require a great deal of attention to flowers that require minimum maintenance, there are a number of styles, shades and types of flowers to choose from – which you opt for will usually depend on both your lifestyle and the space...

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