Choosing the Right Small Garden Water Feature

So you want a water feature in your garden this summer? We don’t blame you. Water Features are a pleasant addition to any summer garden, but picking the right one isn’t as easy as picking a new colour for your accent wall. You need to find the type that suits…

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Ultimate Guide to Pyracantha Hedge Plants

Pyracantha hedge plants are gorgeous semi-evergreens ideal for adding a special touch to your landscaping. The pyracantha bush, also known as the pyracantha firethorn for its fiery shades of berries, works wonderfully as a treat for all the senses. They are beautiful in all seasons, with fragrant flowers in the…

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How to Grow and Care Dracaena Marginata

More commonly known as the dragon tree, Dracaena Marginata is an easy-care, evergreen houseplant that’s long been rising up the popularity ranks due to its largely indestructible nature. This, paired with the plants’ iconic red-tipped leaves, have earned its fearsome nickname, but there’s nothing to be scared of here for…

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How to Grow & Care For Osteospermum Plants

Those looking for a beautiful new plant for their garden should look to osteospermum plants. The osteospermum flower is known as the Cape/African daisy, and it’s a colourful, long-lasting flower that blooms from the beginning of summer right through to the autumn months. Most people use the osteo plant to…

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10 Different Alpine Plants to Grow

Alpine plants are plants which naturally grow in alpine climates. This basically means high up on mountains, not just the Alps. As a result, they are very tolerant of cold and wind and fairly tolerant of rain. Alpine plants tend to prefer neutral to alkaline soils and they all need…

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Most Popular Types of Flowers

When you close your eyes and think of a flower, what’s the first bloom that comes to mind? Whatever it is, this is likely your favourite; it’s the flower that you prefer above any other. What’s interesting is that you might not even be aware of what the flower is…

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Plants for Large Gardens – 28 Plants with Bold Foliage

Some of the most attractive plants have large, bold foliage. These bold plants work brilliantly in all gardens and make an impact with ease. If you like the idea of a tropical jungle-feel or a secret garden filled with wonder, then plants with bold foliage are ideal. Here are 28…

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How to Grow Peonies

For those unfamiliar with Peonies, they are perennial bushes that offer exuberant flowers in a wide range of colours on an annual basis. The flowers are big, fluffy, and vibrant, bringing colour and a sense of drama to your garden. This is probably why they have been such prominent and…

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How to Plant a Tree

There are so many benefits to planting a tree, whether you’re doing it on public property or your own backyard. But, planting a tree is a dedicated practice that you’ll be invested in for life! Most people think it takes hundreds of years to see the fruits of your labor…

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Magnolia Tree Planting, Types & Taking Care

Magnolia are a much sought-after plant, and are known for their large tulip or star shaped flowers. They can come in a variety of magnolia colours, and as a result, can make a great choice for an ornamental garden tree or shrub. Whilst many magnolia trees shed each year, there…

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