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Gardeners Dream

18/01/2022

The 5 Best Large Indoor Plants

When it comes to decorating our homes, there are fewer things that are more satisfying than finding the perfect indoor plants. Of course, plants come in all shapes and sizes and there are certainly some wonderful small plant additions you can make. But for the purpose of this article, we will be focusing more on the ‘big is beautiful’ idea and giving you our 5 best large indoor plants and trees! Kentia Palms Kentia Palms have a wonderful history, first being discovered in the remote Lord Howe Island which is... Read More

14/12/2021

Cute and Prickly – Top 5 Indoor Cacti and Succulents

When it comes to indoor houseplants, there are few that do as well as cacti and succulents, and even fewer that require less care and maintenance. Cacti and succulents come in all shapes and sizes, so there should be succulent house plants for every household. The only thing you really need to do with cacti house plants ensures they get as much natural sunlight as possible, making them a hugely popular windowsill pot plant. Because there are so many types of indoor cacti and succulents, here is our top 5... Read More

09/11/2021

How to Plant Bare Root Hedging – Advice & Tips

Bare root hedging is a very popular way of planting hedging as it has several advantages over root ball hedging. Bare root hedging allows gardeners to utilise the colder months because bare root hedging is planted during the winter, so it’s ready to begin its life cycle in spring. Because the bare root hedging lacks the root ball typical with other hedging, it is also easier to lift and carry into place making it particularly valuable to elderly gardeners! Planting bare root hedging also has cost advantages with bare root... Read More

31/08/2021

Top 10 Easy to Look After House Plants

Our daily lives are increasingly busy and with more things to do in a day, it becomes less easy to manage smaller house tasks, such as watering and feeding houseplants. That is why we have come up with this easy care houseplants list to help you identify the plants that don’t want your undying attention – or any attention at all really. So, you can go about your day, unconcerned about your house plant, safe in the knowledge it is healthy and looks amazing. The 10 Easiest House Plants to... Read More

17/08/2021
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How to Plant a Hedge – A Hedge Planting Guide

When it comes to gardening, hedges are perhaps one of the most important aspects of a garden. From establishing clearly defined borders and privacy to providing an elegant backdrop to flowerbeds and shrubs, hedges are integral to the modern British garden. The problem is, many gardeners don’t know how to plant a hedge or when to plant hedges, but don’t despair, this hedge planting guide is jam-packed with helpful tips and advice! So, what type of hedging plant do you need for your garden? There are many types of hedge... Read More

03/08/2021
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Guide for Indoor Spider Plants

There are all manner of unusual plants that you can grow inside; there are snake plants, cheese plants, venus fly traps, and the subject of today’s blog post – spider plants. Spider plants are one of the nation’s favourite indoor plants and they are quite easy to look after, making them perfect for plant growers of all ages. You will know a spider plant from its spindly long leaves that stretch out like a spider’s legs. Learn everything you need to know about these amazing creepy-crawly plants here. Key Facts... Read More

14/07/2021
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Guide to Indoor Cheese Plant Care

Before we get started, there is a caveat, you can’t actually grow cheese and this isn’t a literal cheese plant. Although someone should definitely be looking into engineering one! Now that we have that crushing disappointment out of the way, let’s look at the cheese plant and find out what it is, and how to look after it. Trust me, the cheese plant is a must-have for any household. The Cheese Plant, AKA Monstera The cheese plant takes its name from its foliage which has large holes or tears that... Read More

29/06/2021

10 Perfectly Small House Plants

There are so many benefits to having houseplants, such as cleaner air, better aromas and they are pretty to look at (with a few exceptions). But many homes aren’t really spacious enough to accommodate big potted houseplants, and the rooms we most want houseplants in are often the smallest – the bathroom, for example. It is for that exact reason that we have compiled the best small indoor plants list to help you find a sensational houseplant that fits your living space. Small Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) The ever-gracious Peace Lily... Read More