Posts Tagged: garden

Gardening Tips Useful Tips
Things every gardener needs
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Things every gardener needs
Gardening is both therapeutic and rewarding. Not only will you enjoy some fresh air and time outside the house, but you will also benefit from a beautiful garden. If you are getting started or if you know somebody who loves gardening and you want to send them a gift, here are some tools every gardener […]
Flower Tips
How To Make Roses Open After Being Cut
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We are often told that we should only cut roses from the main plant while they are still in bud form.  In fact, you may have even noticed how fresh flower deliveries from your local florist often arrive in semi-bud form.  In some cases, cutting flowers early is essential for preserving them.  For instance, if […]
Flower Shows
The Harrogate Flower Show
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Many people argue that the Harrogate Flower Show is one of or even the best in the country.  Sure, you will probably find a lot of similar elements as can be found in other flower shows but those who favour this over any other feel that they simply bring things to a whole new level. […]
Flower Facts
Gladiolus Flower Facts
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Although the springtime brings us a large variety of fresh plants and flowers, some plants can only be planted during the spring season and so they will bloom during the middle and late parts of summer. One such flower is the gladiolus. They are grown from corms and can only be planted under the right […]
Flower Tips
Making Your Cut Zinnias Last Longer
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As the summer arrives, your zinnias should start to bloom.  Your garden will be bursting with colour and you are likely to be tempted to trim off those beautiful blooms, pop them in a vase and set it on your living room table.  For those who aren’t lucky enough to have zinnias growing in their […]
Flower Shows News
The Great Yorkshire Show 2014
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This year, the Great Yorkshire Show took place from 8 to 10 July and it kicked off in its usual world class style.  2014 marked its 156th year and the record for the most visitors was set back in 2006 when 135,111 people attended.  This year, just over 130 thousand attended and Prestige Flowers had its […]
Flower Shows News
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2014
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That time of year had come again!  It was time for Prestige Flowers and other flower lovers to take advantage of one of the most popular flower shows.  A florist and gardener’s delight, the show this year did not fail to produce some of the most wonderful displays.  Whether you are an expert florist, a […]
Flower Tips Potted Plants
The Factors That Cause Flower Buds To Open
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Whenever growing flowers in your garden, you want to do anything and everything possible to make sure that your flower buds all open.  What’s the point of having flowering plants if the buds remain tightly shut?  Also, when you pick or purchase flowers from your florist, many people adivse you to select partially opened flower […]
Flower Tips
What Can You Use Lavender For?
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Lavender is probably not the kind of flower that you would order from your florist but certainly is the kind that you want in your home.  It is one of the most popular garden plants and this can largely be attributed to its many household uses.  The next time you are shopping around for flowers […]
Flower Shows
The 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Enjoys Its Final Day Until Next Year
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If you did not manage to make it to the Chelsea Flower Show this year, you certainly missed out.  The show attracted its usual collection of celebrities and regular folk from near and far.  No distance seemed to be too far to travel in order to see the fine displays this year! This year, as […]