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The Christmas rose – Hellebore

Its nickname ‘the Christmas rose’ might be confusing, because the Hellebore hardly has anything in common with a rose. But if you look closely to the flower bud you will see similarities with its real relative: the Ranunculus.

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A wintery red wonder

The summer has officially come to an end. Days are starting to feel dull and dreary, and looking out of the window isn’t actually going to cheer you up with plants and trees standing there in their past glory. But classic red plants, like the Skimmia, will ensure there is still plenty to see when you take a look outside.

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A feast for the eyes

When autumn arrives, most gardens are often a faded glory. But this doesn’t mean you have to look at bare branches right through to spring. There are lots of plants which will simply stand up to the cold, such as Brassica.

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Mysterious moss

Moss can be compared to a green carpet, that somehow looks enchanting and mysterious. There are multiple kinds of moss, different in colour and texture, each with its own purpose. Great for in the garden, or how about a moss painting to green up the indoors?

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Celebrate the ball chrysanthemum

Summer’s end doesn’t have to mean the days of endless backyard flower parades are over. There is one hardy plant that refuses to give in to the shorter days, and continues to surprise us with its many coloured blooms even as the air gets crisp. Four reasons to celebrate our beloved ball chrysanthemum.

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Power to the purple plant

You can usually smell it before you even see it: lavender! It’s a smell everyone loves. In fact, people were so crazy about lavender that when the washing machine was first invented, the demand for laundry detergent that smelled like lavender was so overwhelming that all the lavender was picked from the fields.

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Wild and free: let the grass grow

Nothing says natural, easy-going and free like a garden filled with ornamental grasses. There’s something fascinating about a helm of grass. It’s delicate, soft, and moves gently in the wind without a care in the world.

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Sun worshippers

After a period of hard work everybody loves to escape from the daily routine and enjoy a well-deserved vacation. But who’s going to take care of the plants in the backyard while being on holiday?

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Rulers on stems

You can’t change the size of your customer’s the garden, but if they have a small garden you can advise them to get rulers on stem. These plants create the illusion that the garden is bigger and arouse curiosity of what’s behind.

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Take your plant outdoors

The weather is clearing up, so let’s get outside! Once you found a perfect spot in the garden to relax, out of the wind and in the middle of the sun, then consider that your plants might actually would love to accompany you.

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