Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

How to grow and care for poppies (Papaver)

How to grow and care for poppies (Papaver)

Poppy is a very common name for the plants that fall under the genus Papaver. Poppies can come in many forms including annuals, biennials, and perennials. They have summer flowers

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How to grow alstroemeria (Peruvian lily)

How to grow alstroemeria (Peruvian lily)

Alstroemerias are tuberous perennials that are a wonderful addition to border gardens and, once they are established can be cut and added to floral arrangements. They are free-flowering and give

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How and when to divide alstroemeria

How and when to divide alstroemeria

Because it is a perennial you want to make sure that you are dividing your Alstroemeria properly and more importantly at the right time of year.  When to divide –

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Propagating and growing daylilies from seed

Propagating and growing daylilies from seed

Daylilies are among some of the more popular perennials for any garden. They are very versatile, easy to grow, and they produce flowers that, as the name suggests, bloom for

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Growing and caring for daylilies in pots and containers in UK

Growing and caring for daylilies in pots and containers in UK

Daylilies also are known as Hemerocallis are a great plant to grow in the UK particularly because of their versatility and ability to withstand a range of growing conditions and

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Why are my Daylilies not flowering (Hemerocallis)

Why are my Daylilies not flowering (Hemerocallis)

Daylilies make for a very popular choice in home landscapes and gardens because they have a great deal of colour and curb appeal. They are perennials that are known for

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Growing hemerocallis – How to plant and grow Daylilies

Growing hemerocallis – How to plant and grow Daylilies

Daylilies are beautiful plants that get their name from the fact that they only produce flowers that last one day. However, they produce an abundance of flowers over the course

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Growing euphorbia from cuttings

Growing euphorbia from cuttings

Euphorbia plants offer a beautiful onslaught of colour with its bracts of flowers. It can fill a space in your garden quite well and depending on the variety you get,

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Pruning Euphorbia to get the most out of them

Pruning Euphorbia to get the most out of them

Euphorbias make for a wonderful addition to any garden with colourful bracts of foliage that take on a very unique shape. However, there are three different types that you might

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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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