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Drying flowers – tips everyone needs to know

While fresh flowers last for a couple of weeks in a vase, dried flowers can look great for years. The key is to make sure that you choose the right blooms and use the right method for drying flowers. Dried blooms will require some care and maintenance but it is always worth the effort. Best […]

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Flower care tips and how to keep them fresh

When you receive a fresh bouquet of blooms, proper flower care is essential. There are a number of supposed quick fixes out there but many people don’t take the time to really test them first. Before you reach for the aspirin or bleach, take a moment to read about just how these methods differ from […]

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Green flowers to brighten your bouquets

When we think about flower colours, green is not usually the first to come to mind. This is because we usually add various types of foliage to our bouquets as opposed to green flowers. What many people don’t realize is the fact that there are several types of green blooms available and they can truly […]

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Cut flowers that are best for vase arrangements

When choosing cut flowers from your garden or local florist, it’s important to understand that they do not all have the same vase life. Some blooms naturally last longer than others and, if you want true value for money, it’s good to know what to look for. Alstroemeria Also known as the Peruvian Lily, these […]

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Choosing flowers to plant in your garden

When choosing flowers for your garden, there are a number of factors to consider. You will need to decide whether you want annuals or perennials. You will also need to select the right spot based on lighting or shade according to the needs of the plant. It’s also important to take note of the colours […]

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Centrepiece ideas with ambient light


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Get Children Interested in Gardening


The Royal Horticultural Society is a well known and well respected organisation in the gardening world. They are currently running a campaign to get children gardening in schools and they currently almost 16000members and have got an incredible 5000 schools gardening so far. Now they have got schools creating gardens up and down the country […]


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Making the autumn transition in your home


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