Category : House plants

Growing euphorbia plants and care guide to getting the most out of your plants

Growing euphorbia plants and care guide to getting the most out of your plants

Euphorbia comprises a large genus of plants inside of which are over 2,000 species so there is literally an endless choice of varieties. Of these, around 1,200 are succulent species

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Growing hardy palm trees

Growing hardy palm trees

While most palm trees need tropical temperatures there are a few that are suitable for planting outdoors in the UK our favourite of which is the Trachycarpus forunei but Phoenix

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How to divide Yucca plants

How to divide Yucca plants

Yucca plants produce sword-like leaves with tall blooming spikes and they are native to desert climates but they have become quite popular for landscaping in gardens around the UK. If

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Growing Yucca plants for that stunning architectural effect

Growing Yucca plants for that stunning architectural effect

The yucca plant can be an evergreen shrub, a small tree and some more tender varieties can be house plants. With so many options you can choose the dense or

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Best plants for the conservatory

Best plants for the conservatory

In a conservatory, you can grow plants in pots and containers all season long. But how do you choose the best shrubs and climbers for your conservatory? Those which have

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20 of the best plants for the bathroom

20 of the best plants for the bathroom

When it comes to plants, many people think of the outdoors, and what plants to put in their garden, but there are many great plants for indoors.  Indoor plants add

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20 of our favourite types of succulents with pictures

20 of our favourite types of succulents with pictures

Succulents are taking over all manner of gardens, or indoors and out. Succulents thrive in dry climates like Central America and Africa where there is very little humidity. They do

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Diseases and pests that affect orange trees

Diseases and pests that affect orange trees

Orange trees are an evergreen citrus tree which means they don’t lose their leaves come Autumn. They produce beautiful flowers that are white and scented which results in delightful fruits

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Growing orange trees in pots

Growing orange trees in pots

Even though oranges are native to warmer climates, you can still grow an orange tree in your UK garden if you grow them in pots. The process does require the

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Growing lime trees in pots and containers

Growing lime trees in pots and containers

Lime trees are a type of citrus related to lemons and oranges. They grow on ornamental evergreen trees usually spanning between 1.5 meters and 1.8 at full maturity. Lime trees

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