Houseplants Care & Advice
Now that spring is in the air, it's time to start showing your lawn some love after the cold winter. Aerating, removing moss and feeding your lawn are 3 of the essential jobs you can be doing right now, and we've the tools and information you need to help you get the job done.
A Guide to Air Purifying Houseplants
The role plants can play in improving the quality of the air we breathe has long captured the interest of scientists. NASA is among the organisations that has spent years evaluating the ability of leaves to filter toxins such as benzene and formaldehyde, used in some detergents and other household materials, and various allergens.
Your guide to
spring lawn care
ISpring is an important season in the lawn care calendar as your lawn ‘springs’ into action after lying dormant through the winter months. Spring lawn care includes giving it the first mow of the season, removing weeds and moss, aerating and giving it a good feed. Read our guide to find out more.
Indoor Plants Lighting Guide
Whether it is specialist technology to help them grow, or simple illuminations to accentuate their best features, it’s well worth spending a bit of time thinking about the right lighting to get the most out of our leafy friends.
How to get rid of moss
from your lawn
To keep your lawn strong and healthy, it’s important to remove moss which has built up; spring is the perfect time to do this. There are various ways to remove moss from your lawn and get it looking green and healthy again; read our useful guide for simple steps.
A Guide to the Benefits of Houseplants
Houseplants bring many benefits to our lives, one thing that’s certain is that the human race is hard-wired to appreciate beauty, and there’s no denying there’s something very pleasing about the intricate patterns on leaves belonging to plants.
How to aerate your lawn
If your lawn has compacted soil, you should aerate it during the spring and autumn to make sure essential water and nutrients can get to the roots of the grass. You can do this using a specially designed aerating tool or garden fork. Find out more in our guide.
Houseplants Feeding Guide
The leafy lovelies we bring into our homes tend to be confined to pots, however, which means there’s only a finite amount of moisture and fertiliser available in the compost they’re growing in. Therefore it’s up to us to make sure they’re regularly watered and adequately fed.
Choosing the right Houseplants For your Home
House plants make our living spaces attractive and happier places to be. Get the best out of them by thinking about the environment in which they’ll be kept and making sure it’s the right one for their particular needs.
How to get rid of
weeds on your lawn
If your lawn is the focal point of your garden, you’ll want it to look its best, and that means getting rid of unsightly weeds which can ruin an otherwise perfect stretch of lush green grass. Whether you choose a specially formulated weed killer or prefer to remove them by hand, this handy guide has all the help you need.
overseed your lawn
Lawns consist of lots of little grass plants, some of which will die each year. To keep your lawn looking thick and full, new lawn seed needs to be sown to replace the older grass plants or those that have died. This is what we call overseeding.
A Guide to Child and Pet-Friendly Houseplants
There’s no doubting that bringing plants into our homes makes us feel great. Yet for those of us with pets or small children with a fondness for chewing, it’s worth undertaking a little research into whether plants are known to be toxic before introducing them to the family.
A Guide to Plant Pot Sizes for Houseplants
Every beautiful houseplant deserves a bright and decorative pot to contrast it's features. We've written our guide below in order to help you to be able choose the right size decorative planter for your plant.