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Taste of The Tropics

Taste of The Tropics Give your garden a taste of the tropics with these regal, exotic and stunning flowers. Despite their exotic appearance these bulbous perennial plants from Turkey are tough as old boots and perfect for  northern gardens. They are easy to grow but as you would imagine a little on the fussy side.…
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Incredible Health Benefits of Houseplants

Purify the air you breathe...... According to NASA plants are nature's life support system. In research that will eventually help astronauts reach Mars they have identified plants that will purify air and remove toxins. Some toxins occur in our home from furnishings, aerosols and cleaning products leading to poor air quality that may cause sick…
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Gardening to be Prescribed On the NHS?

Gardening to be Prescribed On the NHS? Well maybe not quite,  but recent research has shown that gardening is great for your health. It has been shown to reduce stress, anxiety and help reduce the risk of dementia. Working on your garden is great too for improving your overall fitness and is especially good for…
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Feeding Garden Birds in Winter

Feeding Garden Birds in Winter During the winter months, and especially when the weather is particularly harsh, wild birds struggle to find enough food. Putting out nutritious titbits and keeping clean water available throws them a lifeline, and gives us the pleasure of watching them. How to Feed Birds Choosing a variety of feeders and…
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