Most Popular Climbing Plants and their Care
Sep19

Most Popular Climbing Plants and their Care

Climbing plants, unlike a number of traditional plants, all share one thing in common – they require the support of objects or other plants to reach sunlight. There are plenty of species to choose from, and all can bring your garden to life in a unique way. 10 of the most popular climbing plants Of all the climbing species to choose from, we’ve listed some of the most popular below: 1. Pileostegia viburnoides This self-clinging,...

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Plant Gifts for Men – 5 Surprising Gift Options even Men Enjoy!
Oct18

Plant Gifts for Men – 5 Surprising Gift Options even Men Enjoy!

Times have changed: plants are no longer solely for women, but for men too! However, when it comes to plants, men aren’t exactly well known for their reputation as green thumbs so you should keep this in mind when you’re choosing a plant gift for your male recipient. There’s no doubt about it that plants are fantastic when it comes to boosting home decor and feng shui – not to mention the air quality. And believe it or not, not all...

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4 Gardening Mistakes to Avoid
Mar29

4 Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

Let’s admit it. No matter how green your fingers may be, we are all prone to making a few common mistakes. Contrary to popular belief, there is a science to gardening and it’s important to get it right to ensure your lawn IS the best in the town. So, roll up your sleeves and read on! 4 Gardening mistakes to avoid 1. Starting out too big Something you might be guilty about too. We’ve all seen those fantastic images in the...

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How to Take Care of Plants in Winter
Oct23

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...

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10 Garden Flowers that can Help to Sell your Property
May12

10 Garden Flowers that can Help to Sell your Property

Did you know that an average garden in the UK has a total investment of £1.790 by the house owners? Revealed in a recent study by Homebase, they also set a list of garden flowers that are most attractive to house-hunters and might help to sell you house! According to the study, “Gardens are also crucial to a home’s attractiveness on the property market, with two-fifths of Britons saying they would not buy a property unless...

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Poisonous Flowers and Plants
May25

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...

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A Complete Resource Guide on Medicinal Flowers and Plants
Feb12

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...

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Flower Resources – Benefits of a Green House
Jun26

Flower Resources – Benefits of a Green House

Greenhouses, also referred to as glasshouses, are buildings in which plants are grown, ranging in size from small sheds to commercial-size buildings. The general idea of growing plants in an environmentally-controlled area has been around since the time of the Romans. The first modern greenhouses were built during the 13th century in Italy to house exotic plants obtained by explorers in the tropics. They were known as botanical...

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Flowers, Plants, and Gardening: For Kids!
Sep15

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...

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