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Spotlight On: Ferns

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Spotlight On: Ferns

  Fabulous, fresh, fancy, flamboyant. We’d use all of these words to describe the fantastic fern! It’s one of our favourite plants, and also one of the most frequently purchased plants in the shop too! Read on to find out why we love them so much:   Ferns are one of those plants that definitely grow (ahem) on you. Once characterized as old-lady flora, and a fussy Victorian fascination, ferns are having a huge resurgence right now. Easy to care for, interesting to look at, and appearing in a multitude of variations, these lovely leaves should have a spot in every...

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Fabulous Ferns!

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Fabulous Ferns!

Delicate and graceful, ferns come in a variety of shapes and sizes and add texture and interest to any home. With their unique leaf structure and pretty patterns, these plants can be particular when it comes to their environment. Sensitive to water and temperature, ferns need the right conditions to thrive. It’s worth taking the time to care for these lovely plants however, because the rewards far outweigh the investment; you’ll get luscious greenery that not only purifies your air but also makes any space look fresh and clean too! Ferns are a large family of over 10,000 species of...

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Pet Friendly Plants

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Pet Friendly Plants

Ensuring that pets and plants live together in harmony can be something of a challenge for even the most green-fingered plant enthusiast. Many plants are poisonous to our furry friends and, as well-behaved as Fido may be, there may be times when you turn your head only to find he has taken a mouthful out of your Maidenhair fern! In order to keep your pets safe in a plant-filled environment, let us introduce you to some house plants that we regularly carry in the store that are non-toxic to both cats and dogs: African Violet - this low-maintenance blooming plant...

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