It’s time for some modern day Robin Hoods.
It’s rare to be blue when you’re in the natural world.
It’s rare to be blue when you’re in the natural world.
There are ways of telling people about Christianity. Attacking them in a shopping centre isn’t one of them.
Purple toothwort (lathraea clandestine) is becoming increasingly popular as a garden plant in the UK. But don’t expect it to be universally popular, for it is a parasite.
“You to whom nature has given spirit, sweetness and beauty; you who alone can move and rule my heart…” Napoleon Bonaparte, 1797
What do brunettes miss most about a great party? The Invitation.
Forget a fast car… what you want a man to own is an allotment. According to a new study gardening makes us sexy.
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.
Overheard: a fake conversation in our fake flower shop...
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.
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.
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.
Freesias originate from South Africa. And this week they're our "Flowers of the Week"!
If you've got a troublesome boggy part of your garden, you simply must consider the astilbe.
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.
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.
Irises are a stunning looking plants, and despite their exotic looks they're actually very easy to grow.
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...
'Aster' comes from an Ancient Greek word meaning star. That gives you a clue as to the shape of the flower heads.
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.
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.
Pink flowers represent innocence and youth. Giving pink flowers to a lover can represent romantic love rather than the passion of the red flowers.
The word gladiolus comes from the Latin word gladius meaning sword, due to it's tall sword like spike of flowers.
Wow, you could lose yourself for hours in these books, created by Kerri Miller.
Yellow flowers have several meanings. It's for example the colour of gold and so is associated with purity and clarity.
The gardenia is named after the very aptly named Scottish naturalist Dr Alexander Garden. There are 142 species of gardenia.
The hydrangea is originally from Asia but it's a pretty common garden plant in many parts of the world these days.
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?
The bold energy and warmth of orange flowers symbolises adventure, warmth and enthusiasm.
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.
Despite their delicate looks the hardy geraniums are pretty robust and easy to grow.
The word clematis literally means a climbing plant. There are more than 300 species of clematis and they make a really lovely addition to the garden.
We love street-art. And we love it even more if it involves flowers, plants and anything green. Here are some nice examples.
To quote Shakespeare: 'A rose by any other name would smell as sweet'. We could fill pages about the rose, perhaps the most famous flower in the world, a universal symbol of love and highly revered by gardeners.
Plants in the office can have a hard life. They're usually bought for their striking looks, put in a fancy modern pot and then forgotten about.
Did you know that the name orchid comes from a Greek word meaning testicle, referring to the shape of the root delightful!
There are several species of white daisy, the smallest just two or three inches in height, and larger species growing up to four feet high.
With their gorgeous fragrance and large flowers packed full of petals, the peony is a popular plant in the garden.
The calla lily is also known as varkoor which is an Afrikaans word meaning 'pig's ear', a rather unfortunate name for this stunning looking flower.
If the leaves of your plant turn yellow it can be a worry, often they will then fall from the plant, but don't worry, work out why they are doing this and you can usually fix the problem.
Named after the botanical author Anders Dahl, dahlias are a popular garden plant for several reasons.
If you're looking for a climbing plant that's a little different then you should definitely check out the passion flower with it's striking and unusual flowers.
A plant pot that's disguised as a book created by a Tokyo based design studio.
The humble violet is often overlooked due to its small size, but it's a very pretty plant, worthy of some attention.
If you love flowers and ever find yourself in Hong Kong, you'll want to take a trip to the Hong Kong flower market.
Here's a Flower for the coolest Lady in the World: Your Mother.
Flowers are the source of inspiration for French artist Gaëlle Barré.
Look at the world differently with Vee Speers
Domsai terrariums by Matteo Cibic
Raven Dracula Orchid
Andrew Zuckerman is working with flowers, in photographs and movies, showing them in a pure, fragile, sometimes alien way. When we first saw his work we got lost in colors, forms, textures and emotions.
Matthias Schade's flowers are "hanging" in the empty room, no soil, no nature, pure as we haven't seem them yet.
by Anne ten Donkelaar
Jon Shireman's frozen flowers are truly beautiful and inspiring.
by Ville Hara and Linda Bergroth
Flowers and plants - coffee and cake.
by Pousse créative
Everyday different, everyday beautiful!
A bit of summer for your window.
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