Tag Exotic

Orchids (Phalaenopsis): Care 5 Step Guide

Getting the most out of your Phalaenopis orchid plants. Orchid care: make your orchid bloom all year. Repotting and fertilizer advice.

Weird & attractive vegetables to grow this year

An usual assortment of great tasting and nutritious vegetables that will also make great additions to the ornamental border as well as the dinner plate!

Delosperma – the perfect resident for that dry sunny spot

I am a Delosperma fanatic. I have been collecting them for 10 years and here is a variety you have got to try! Lots of colour and hardy!

Clematis – Caring for your climber

Learn how to plant, prune, feed and guard your clematis against disease.

Hardy Hibiscus for the UK garden!

The hardy hibiscus really is a reliable shrub for growing in the UK. It will be a talking point for your neighbours as well as add a splash of the tropics to your garden.

Succulents – Getting the most out of a dry garden

Growing succulents in your garden can be extremely rewarding. Easy to grow, propagate and these plants will thrive in places where others wilt.

Looking after your Passion Flower

A quick guide to growing, pruning and feeding Passiflora caerulea. An introduction to other varieties of the Passion Flower

Mushrooms kits – log dowels

There are so many dowel kits to choose from – buying exotic mushrooms can be expensive, but it’s easy to grow them from your own back garden in logs.

Growing hardy figs in the UK

Here in the UK, Fig trees can survive temperatures as low as -10C, produce bountiful crops of highly nutritious fruit and look great as a focal point in any sized garden.

Exotic garden plants from seed

There’s nothing like growing your own plants from seed. Here are some exotic flowering plants to try this year in your tropical border.

Growing Canna Lilies from seed

Growing Canna Lilies from seed is incredibly easy to do and will produce plenty of these tropical flowering plants in no time at all.

Growing Streptocarpus plants (Cape Primrose)

The streptocarpus, or Cape Primrose is an excellent addition to any windowsil or conservatory. It will provide plenty of orchid-like flowers for much of the year and is easy to grow.

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