Cold-damaged Palms: A Quick Guide

Here’s a short guide to treating cold-damaged palms in the UK. For a more in-depth article, click here. When it comes to cold damaged palms, the old adage is true: prevention is better than cure! If at all possible, protect palms from freezing temperatures in the first place with horticultural fleece. That said, if you … Continued

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Tree ferns 101: a comprehensive guide to look after your hardy tree ferns

Ferns are an extremely diverse category of plants that have survived since the age of dinosaurs. They are instantly recognizable by their pleasing architectural foliage, often finely divided.

The soft tree ferns are part of a group of about 25 species, spread mostly in the Southern hemisphere, and the soft tree fern, also known as Dicksonia antarctica, is one of them.

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Tropical Triumph: Mastering the Art of Hardy Banana Plant Care

Banana plants are among the easiest of exotic plants to grow and new species are introduced all the time.

The hardy banana tree is actually an herbaceous perennial (the world’s largest) despite being referred to as a tree. What looks like a trunk is actually tightly bound banana leaves.

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Essential Tips for Vibrant Prayer Plants

Prayer plants can seem a high-maintenance choice at first, because they require the perfect combination elements. They thrive best when provided with tropical forest like conditions: warm, moist, gentle airflow, and a bit of fertiliser. But when you set up the best conditions from the start and understand how to care for this plant, it will fairly easy to maintain it.

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Olive Trees 101: Loving your olive tree

Among the oldest cultivated trees in the world, the olive tree is a great addition to any garden. Growing well both in pots and in the ground, even in poor or stony soil.

Olive trees are evergreen and will add a Mediterranean feel to your garden, patio or balcony.

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Tiny Terrors: Olive Trees Under Aphid Siege!

Olive trees, though typically associated with Mediterranean climates, have become increasingly popular in the United Kingdom due to their ornamental appeal and ability to withstand milder British winters. However, the UK’s unique climate can also attract unwanted pests, such as woolly aphids. These tiny insects can infest olive trees, causing damage to foliage and impeding their overall health.

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Bamboo 101: How to make the most out of your bamboo

Bamboo is a wonderful, fast growing grass that will create an instant backdrop in your garden, a privacy screen or a hedge. With its astonishing growth rate, bamboo effortlessly establishes itself as a natural canvas, creating an instant backdrop that can redefine the aesthetic of your outdoor space.

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How to treat cold-damaged palms in the UK

When it comes to cold damaged palms, the old adage is true: prevention is better than cure! If at all possible, protect palms from freezing temperatures in the first place with horticultural fleece. That said, if you have a palm that has suffered with cold damage, keep reading to find out what you can do to give it the best chance of recovery and survival.

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Unveiling the Optimal Light Levels Every Indoor Plant Craves!

Discover the secrets to cultivating a vibrant indoor garden by mastering the art of perfect lighting for your plants.

Explore the science behind different light levels, learn to identify your plant’s specific needs, and uncover practical hacks to ensure your green companions thrive.

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