Tag Long Flowering

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.

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!

Deadheading flowers – More buds, more blooms

Advice on deadheading (the removal of spent flowers) for most annual and perennial plants. Encourage more flower production.

Osteospermum – Hardy coastal garden favourite

Capture that holiday feeling by growing Osteospermum in your garden this year. Now there is a UK-hardy collection to try out.

Hardy Cyclamen varieties for winter colour

If you are looking for something unusual, easy to grow, hardy and will guarantee colour during the winter months, then look no further than the humble Cyclamen.

Looking after your Passion Flower

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

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.

15 [Easy to grow] flowers

A list of common, easy to grow flowers for your garden this summer. For the first time gardener.

Growing Helleborus from seed

Winter flowering Helleborus are surprisingly easy to grow from seed. A highly rewarding long flowering perennial – attractive in the garden all year round.

Looking after Orchids

The Phalaenopsis is by far the most common orchid available and also one of the toughest. Advice on looking after your orchid and getting the most out of it.

Long flowering garden plants

We all want to get the most out of the garden, so here are a few annual and Perennial plants that will provide you with many, many weeks of colour and great value for money.

Dahlias – How to overwinter within the UK

Dahlia are tender perennials and must be protected from hard frosts. Here is a guide to storing Dahlia tubers during the coldest winter months and an answer to the question: can you leave dahlias in the ground over winter?

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