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Indoor Plants

14/09/2021
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Growing Ferns in Shaded Gardens

The fernis an understated and often overlooked garden plant, which we think is a shame, as it is graceful and pretty in equal measures. They are native to the UK as well as pretty much the rest of the world, being versatile and hardy plants. In gardens, they can make an impactful flourish of foliage to cover gaps and do especially well filling in rock formations or flowerbeds. They are also one of the oldest plant varieties in the world, with ferns being found as early as three hundred and... 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

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

25/05/2021

10 Reasons the Snake Plant is So Popular

You might imagine the snake plant is a tangling creeper style plant that coils and wraps itself around things, but you would be wrong. The snake plant instead resembles the heads of enchanted cobras lured out of their basket by a snake charmer with a flute. The foliage matching the shape and to some extent the pattern of a cobra’s head. So why is this serpentine plant so popular? And what makes it an absolute must have house plant? Read on to find out! What is a Snake Plant? Snake... Read More

27/04/2021
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How to Grow and Feed a Venus Fly Trap

As far as plants go, the carnivorous venus fly trap is a pretty impressive and somewhat alien plant. Believe it or not, you would actually be doing the plant a favour by growing them at home as the species is currently threatened and considered vulnerable in the wild. Its native environment are small areas of the United States, that have now largely been taken over by humans. This means that although you wouldn’t be helping the natural conservation by growing it at home, you would at least be ensuring the... Read More

30/03/2021
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5 Houseplants That Love Bathrooms

Do you want to brighten up your bathroom with some bathroom house plants? Struggling to decide which will be most suitable? This bathroom house plants guide gives you 5 of the best indoor plants for bathroom environments – from air purification to low light levels and maintenance. Many bathrooms feature frosted glass windows which are great for keeping the nosey neighbours at bay, but not so good for light levels. There are some indoor plants that are perfectly suited to low light levels though, and they keep your bathroom fresh,... Read More

01/10/2019
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Bonsai Tree Care: A guide to looking after your bonsai.

Bonsai trees are a great way to introduce some outdoor living into your inside space. Their aesthetic appearance has taken over the gardening world and their ability to be an ‘indoor tree’ has been hugely appealing to those with restricted or no outdoor space. So, what is a bonsai? When translated, bonsai means ‘planted in a container’. After the 1800s in Japan, bonsai became a widely popular form of hobby whereas before it had been reserved for only a few who specialised in the art. Bonsai has long been associated... Read More

05/04/2019

How To Care For Indoor Plants

Indoor plants have become a huge part of home decor over recent years, adding instant life, colour and style into a room. Particularly for those in flats or homes without a garden, an indoor plant is a great way to bring a touch of the outdoors into your home. Whether you’re looking for an indoor plant to brighten up your space, or you’re wondering how to care for your existing house plants, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Gardeners Dream, we’re talking all things indoor plants. From what... Read More