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The self isolators’ guide to gardening with children – sowing seeds

2021-01-11T11:38:24+00:00March 25th, 2020|Cut Flowers, Floristry and Decorating with Flowers, Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg|

Whilst self-isolating to prevent the spread of Covid-19 many people are asking me for gardening activities for children.  If there's one silver-lining to the crisis, it's that the weather has been kind to gardeners in the UK and if you are lucky to have access to a garden or balcony, [...]

How to root monstera cuttings

2020-09-19T15:27:01+01:00March 12th, 2020|Greenhouse and indoor plants|

Taking cuttings from monstera deliciosa (other wise known as Swiss Cheese plants) is a cost effective way of getting plants for free.  The best monstera have huge notched leaves and these only come with age.   If you've got access to a large leaved plant of a friend or relative, and [...]