There are far more than fifty shades of green here at Perfect Plants - but also out in the garden early in the year, even before the major growing season has taken off. And although we dont need any red carpets to be able to enjoy entertainment of a 'green' kind (we are talking film premieres here), sometimes its good to have a timely reminder about how lucky we are here in the UK to have such a diverse choice of plants. Why is green so good?Read more
You might think that winters a dead and dull time in the garden but actually its an incredibly active period for birds. This is the perfect time to prepare an ideal wildlife environment and your bird-table generosity will not only help these tiny creatures survive the ravages of winter but provide you with a visual feast that will brighten the darkest months of the year. Its the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch during January and an ideal time to get involved.Read more
Theres no doubt that plants improve the wellbeing of all who care to interact with them. Just half an hour spent in the garden or park has a positive effect. A lunch-break wandering through the local park or countryside can restore nerves and sooth the soul. Even house plants at home and in the office have a healing and beneficial effect. They increase humidity and absorb certain polluting gases including formaldehyde in addition to mopping up airborne dust particles.