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Sweet violet: A short story of romance

10.03.2014 - by

“You to whom nature has given spirit, sweetness and beauty; you who alone can move and rule my heart…” Napoleon Bonaparte, 1797

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M, 35, GSOH, Good in [flower] bed

04.02.2014 - by

Forget a fast car… what you want a man to own is an allotment. According to a new study gardening makes us sexy.

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Flower origami - the paper view

03.02.2014 - by

If you are amongst 8 million people who watched the first season of the BBC’s Sherlock TV Series, you would have remembered the black lotus flower. Now you can make your own black lotus, although we went for a blue version.

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Flower of the Week – Alstroemeria

23.10.2013 - by

Alstroemeria is a gorgeous flowering plant that's also known as Peruvian lily and lily of the Incas as although it isn't a lily, it does have a similar look.

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The Gravity Defying Sky Planter

18.10.2013 - by

Turn your perception of potted plants upside down with this fabulous planter from boskke. Having plants in your home can really brighten up a room, but they can take up space.

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How to plant crocus bulbs

16.10.2013 - by

The crocus is one of the first plants to show its face in the new year. Usually white, purple or yellow , these small plants are a sure sign that spring is on the way.

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Flower of the Week – Freesia

09.10.2013 - by

Freesias originate from South Africa. And this week they're our "Flowers of the Week"!

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Flower of the Week – Astilbe

02.10.2013 - by

If you've got a troublesome boggy part of your garden, you simply must consider the astilbe.

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Time to plant tulips!

30.09.2013 - by

Tulips add a vibrant sophisticated look to any spring garden. Whatever your favourite colours, you'll be able to find a variety of tulip to match.

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Exploding flowers!

26.09.2013 - by

Normally we don't advocate violence against plants, but in this case we'll have to make an exception as the results are pretty spectacular.

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Flower of the Week – The Iris

25.09.2013 - by

Irises are a stunning looking plants, and despite their exotic looks they're actually very easy to grow.

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The Flora Sway project

24.09.2013 - by

We took a liking to this image by London artist and designer Jake Evans of carnations cleverly dyed shades of pink, so we decided to investigate further...

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Flower of the Week – Aster

18.09.2013 - by

'Aster' comes from an Ancient Greek word meaning star. That gives you a clue as to the shape of the flower heads.

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Artwork by Tang Chiew Ling.

12.09.2013 - by

Do take some time to check out the work of Malaysian artist Tang Chiew Ling. Combining incredible yet simple illustrations with leaves, Ling creates some stunning images.

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Flower of the Week: –Pot Marigold

11.09.2013 - by

You've got to love the humble pot marigold. They're so easy to grow that some gardeners may ignore them, but they really are gorgeous with their large yellow or orange flower heads, packed full of petals; they can't help but make you smile.

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The Meaning of Flower Colours – Pink

05.09.2013 - by

Pink flowers represent innocence and youth. Giving pink flowers to a lover can represent romantic love rather than the passion of the red flowers.

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Flower of the week: Gladiolus

04.09.2013 - by

The word gladiolus comes from the Latin word gladius meaning sword, due to it's tall sword like spike of flowers.

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A world within a book

02.09.2013 - by

Wow, you could lose yourself for hours in these books, created by Kerri Miller.

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Flower of the week: Gardenia

26.08.2013 - by

The gardenia is named after the very aptly named Scottish naturalist Dr Alexander Garden. There are 142 species of gardenia.

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Flower of the week: Hydrangea

14.08.2013 - by

The hydrangea is originally from Asia but it's a pretty common garden plant in many parts of the world these days.

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Edible Bouquet by Kim Lightbody

09.08.2013 - by

Many of us love to bring flowers from our garden indoors to display, but have you ever thought about bringing in your herbs and vegetables?

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Flower of the week: Pink turtlehead

07.08.2013 - by

Pink turtleheads are lovely wildflowers that are very easy to grow in the garden and with their tall spikes of bright pink flowers they have a big impact.

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Flower of the Week: Geranium

31.07.2013 - by

Despite their delicate looks the hardy geraniums are pretty robust and easy to grow.

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