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Tidying Up Indoor Winter Flowering Plants

Many of us will have given or received houseplants over the festive period which as well as the ubiquitous Christmas poinsettia (which featured in one of my pre-Christmas articles) will frequently include indoor flowering plants such as indoor cyclamen and phalaenopsis orchids.Indoor flowering plants do not need to be seen as disposable and with a little […]

Helping Our Feathered Friends Weather the Cold Winter Months

Most of us will have experienced our first heavy frost of the winter this weekend. The frost will have finally killed off any remaining autumn flowers and foliage. I always find it quite eerie and even somewhat mystical when viewing my frost coated garden with the bare trees under their glistening frosty mantles and the […]

Poinsettia – The UK’s Second Most Popular House Plant

Upon recent visits to garden centres and even many of our all supplying supermarkets I’m sure your eyes will have been caught by the flashy red and green of the Christmas poinsettia. Who cannot help but be drawn after these stunning houseplants with their gaudy red and deep green leaves?! Smaller specimens can be picked […]