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Summer Flowering Plants for Shady Gardens

Gardening in shaded areas can be a challenge, but there are many beautiful summer flowers that thrive in the dappled light or full shade of UK gardens. Here are some top recommendations for flowering plants that will bring colour and life to your shady spots during the summer months. 1. Astilbe (Astilbe x arendsii) – […]

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Creating a July Flower Bouquet: Tips and Ideas

July is a bountiful month for flowers, offering a wide array of colours, textures, and scents that are perfect for creating stunning bouquets. Here’s some inspiration and techniques to help you arrange beautiful bouquets using flowers that are at their best in July. 1. Choosing Flowers Popular July Flower Varieties – Roses: Classic and romantic, […]

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How to Create a Colourful Summer Border in Your UK Garden

Designing a vibrant and eye-catching summer flower border in your UK garden can transform your outdoor space into a dazzling display of colour and texture. Here are some tips and ideas to help you create a stunning summer border. 1. Planning Your Border Assess Your Space – Location: Choose a location that gets ample sunlight, […]

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Best Pollinator-Friendly Flowers for UK Summers

Creating a pollinator-friendly garden not only enhances the beauty of your outdoor space but also supports biodiversity by providing essential resources for bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects. Here’s a look at some of the best pollinator-friendly flowers for UK summers. 1. Lavender (Lavandula) – Description: Lavender is a fragrant perennial with purple spikes that […]

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Cheap flowers that look expensive

Creating arrangements with flowers that have an upscale appearance but are budget-friendly requires a bit of creativity and strategic selection. Here are some types of flowers and tips for achieving a luxurious look without breaking the bank: Types of Cheap Flowers 1. Carnations – Description: Carnations are affordable and come in various colours. They have […]

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Flower bed care – common mistakes to avoid


When you order fresh cut flowers from your florist, you most likely already know that there are certain steps you need to take to keep them beautiful. If you don’t take proper care of them, they won’t last too long at all. The same can be said for your pretty flower bed. Proper care is […]


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How to make an autumn flower ball


Pomander balls can be made using a number of different items. Oranges decorated with whole cloves is a popular and traditional approach but, when it comes to flowers, there’s even more fun to be had! Floral pomander balls can be just about any size you like. You can use fresh flowers, dried flowers, or artificial […]


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Lady Slipper Orchid to have its own security team


The rarest flower in Britain will go on display this week at the Chelsea Flower Show. The Lady Slipper orchid is well renowned as Britain’s rarest flower because of the difficulty it is to grow it. The flower will have its own security team to protect it when it goes on view to the public. […]


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