How To Lift The Winter Gloom

Plants that add winter colour Gardens and window boxes have the potential to surrender to winter gloom in January. A little imagination though can give your garden a much-needed winter boost in the bleak midwinter. Much known for its medicinal qualities, one such...

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Shrubs for Winter Architecture

Structure in the garden is particularly important during winter as it provides the backdrop which will hold your garden’s shape even when spring and summer flowers have long since faded and died. In those cold and dreary winter months of December January and February...

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Species of Christmas Tree

Not all Christmas trees are the same. It’s only once a year we have to think about it, but getting the right Christmas tree isn’t just an art, it’s a horticultural science and there are many varieties of Christmas tree to choose from. Traditionally, Picea abies) or...

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Should Christmas Trees Reflect Your Brand?

Your brand is something that your customers should recognise and which represents the quality and ethos of your products or services. One of the most important times of the year is the Christmas season. You want your Christmas tree decorations to go the extra mile in...

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Live v Artificial Christmas Trees

Christmas trees really make Christmas special. So if you want a special Christmas, get a special Christmas Tree. There really is only one kind of tree to have and that’s a natural Christmas tree. There’s nothing fake about real Christmas trees, they smell amazing,...

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The Tree That Helped Make Caesar’s Crown.

Laurus nobilis (Bay tree) is a species of plant steeped in history – the famous crown of Julius Caesar was actually made of bay leaves.  It has been used therefore for centuries, both as a decorative plant, culinary herb and as a symbol of victory – laurel wreaths...

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