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  • Nature's berry best baubles to brighten up the winter

    Six of the berry best to brighten up the season

    Christmas is about to take centre stage now that December is just about here. It's good for the soul to rejoice in positive sights, sounds and celebrations. So let's not forget those that are taking place all around, unaided by LEDs. Nature has its own #festivedisplay which doesn’t need to cycle through various flashy patterns in order to impress. What’s more, berried bushes are for life, not just for Christmas. There are many wild creatures that depend upon the feast during deepest, darkest December.

    Cactus Santa, father christmas dressed as Santa, cactus plant, tiny cacti, plants as presents, This cactus Santa relies on clothing to make him look bright and festive. But many plants are producing their own winter baubles that look AMAZING!

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  • 10 favourite plants, a round up of the Top of the Pots for 2018

    TOP OF THE POTS, can you guess the 10 favourite plants for garden and home this year?

    10 favourite plants! It's difficult to select just the 10, but as we enter the season of giving, plant lovers might rejoice in the opportunity to buy green things for friends and family. Even if the recipient doesn't share your love of growing, there's a good chance that they can be converted – for their own good, of course.

    Here’s our round-up of the most popular and ‘most-wanted’ items for gardens and home this year. 10 favourite plants for the home and our 10 favourite items for gardens too.

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  • Huge house plants give you Jumbo-sized impact in the home and office

    Huge house plants for interior decor drama

    Big is beautiful when it comes to house and office plants. In fact, huge house plants create an ambience that is stronger and more powerful than any single contributor when it comes to interior design. Soft furnishings, furniture and the latest gadgets are desirable (for some), but house plants take the biscuit when it comes to bringing a space alive.

    house plants in a living room with settee and rug, brightening up the space. Take away the house plants and this living room would look like a very dull space.

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  • Why is indoor gardening good for you?

    How to cope with dark evenings and why indoor gardening is good for you. 

    The clocks are about to turn, the fires can be lit and it’s time to enjoy cosy evenings indoors rather than out. There’s no reason to abandon your outdoor space, however. There are plenty of ways in which to enjoy indoor gardening whilst still appreciating your autumn and winter garden on the other side of the window pane. One of the most rewarding things you can do is to give yourself the visual treat of a little lighting in the garden. You don’t want to flood the space with artificial brightness, however. This disturbs the natural world and confuses wildlife.

    How to light your garden

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  • Plants to suit your zodiac star sign. Which one are you?

    Zodiac plants - choose the right plant for your astrological star sign!

    Have you ever thought about how your star sign might be represented by a plant? Many people believe that the signs of the zodiac have a direct influence on the personality of those who are born under certain stars. Choose your plant to fit your personality and bring harmony into your life! Here are some suggestions from Perfect Plants:
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  • We are all in love with cacti! What's going on in the world of prickly beasts

    Why are cactus plants so popular?

    Never, before now, has there been such a strong following of all things ugly, prickly, statuesque and, well, weird, in terms of house plants. It seems that we just can’t get enough of cacti. Why? You can’t stroke or hug them without a little fear; you would be wise not to brush against them; they can poke you in the eye and leave little prickles in your fingers. They come in blobs; towering spires; squat, dumpy mounds; neat little droplets; grotesque, monster shapes and more.
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  • How to avoid man flu - the perfect Christmas present for a bloke!

    Does Santa suffer from man flu?  Probably not, we understand he loves flues and spends one night of the year sliding down them.

    Do you  know a  Neanderthal man (or perhaps you are one?) If so, he (or you) will probably suffer from man flu from time to time. So what can we do about it, and, more to the point, is it real?
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  • Here's six reasons why you want a terrarium...

    Six reasons why you'll want to garden INDOORS with a terrarium!

    If you are reading this, the chances are that you already have a house plant or two.  But you could go one step further and join the trend for a terrarium. Or perhaps you already have! If not, you'll probably want to jump on trend right away, and here's why:
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  • 6 simple steps to help you choose greenery for your office.

    Follow these steps and you will increase the health, happiness and productivity of your workforce!  Guest post by Tiles Direct

    There are numerous studies proving the benefits of bringing greenery into the office and workplace.  These highlight positive attributes including (but not limited to) improved air quality, productivity and wellbeing. It's not surprising that more and more businesses across the UK are enhancing their workspaces with indoor plants to create healthier, greener and more welcoming environments.

    plants, house plants, office plants, working, space, health, happiness, tiles direct, perfectplants.co.uk, indoors, greenery, plants for the office, larger plants, Oh how these house plants and living green wall enhance the office space! Who wouldn't want to work here?

    However, there’s more to incorporating indoor plants into office space than just dotting a few pot plants on desks here and there - you want your plants to create an appealing place to work, as well as accurately reflecting your brand and company culture. From exotic Dracaenas and bird of paradise plants to subtle spider plants, we’re going to be taking you through 6 steps to choosing the perfect greenery for your office.
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  • How to create a garden room to make a plant and people haven

    Enjy a special GUEST BLOG POST about integrating plants into places, written by friendly flooring expert Poshflooring.co.uk, the online store of FlooringREPUBLIC.

    Want to go rustic? How to create your own rustic conservatory... on a budget!

    Conservatories offer more than just additional living space. These wonderful rooms can serve as a rustic transition between the inside and outside of a home.  They provide the perfect platform to create a relaxing and tranquil space to be enjoyed all year round. And what better way to style your conservatory than with a natural theme?
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