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How to Care for Christmas Poinsettia

Ah Poinsettia... along with the Christmas Tree this pretty flower is definitely a symbol of the holidays. When everything outside has turned bare, damp and grey the Poinsettia adds a special, vibrant and festive touch to our homes. Unfortunately though, the Poinsettia has earned a bad rep for being a "difficult to care for plant" but with our help you ...
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Can plants improve our children’s performance in the classroom?

Air Purifying plants win again!We know by now that certain plants can make the air in our home environment cleaner, purer and much more pleasant to inhale and exhale (if not, then click here to read all about it!) but have you ever thought about the effect this could have in our primary school classrooms? Between 2010-2011, valuable research was ...

Things to do in February

Make sure garden birds have enough food and water, particularly in cold snaps Apply organic-based fertilizers and check that plant supports are sound Continue planting trees, shrubs, fruit trees and bushes as the weather allows Prune Winter-flowering shrubs when the flowers have faded and Summer-flowering shrubs that flower on new wood. Jasmine and late-flowering Clematis can also be pruned now …