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Plants

Houseplant trend still rising, finds study

And 15 per cent have names for their plants.

RHS Holly Berry
Festive plant Holly has increased this year

Here's why...

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Houseplants do not clean the air in our homes

Researchers say you'll need 93 plants to make a difference...

Hazelnut tree leaves and stem, focus on hazelnuts, close-up
How to grow your own plant-based protein
From alfalfa sprouts on your windowsill to growing your own hazelnut…
Japanese knotweed
Look out for Japanese knotweed hiding this winter
The plant starts to die back in October and is easily obscured durin…
How to make a vase from a pumpkin
How to make a flower vase from pumpkins this autumn

It's a clever way to reuse your pumpkins after Halloween.

Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera)
Everything you need to know about the Christmas cactus

They bloom just in time for the holidays with a little TLC.

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9 golden rules to extend the lifespan of poinsettias

Expert tips on how to care for your poinsettia – and what to look out for when buying one in a supermarket.

Little girl helping father to plant the tree
The Woodland Trust is calling on 1 million people to plant trees

Help tackle climate change one tree at a time.

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Dobbies launches free plastic plant pot return service

'We make it our number one priority to care for our environment.'

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Stick to this golden rule when moving houseplants inside for winter

These steps will prevent 'plant shock'.

Cactus
9 things you may not know about cactus plants

There's a lot more to these striking houseplants than just their prickles!

Geraniums rose, pink and purple
5 natural plant alternatives to air fresheners

Here's to fresh, sweet-smelling air in the home...

Pansy
7 of the best autumn-flowering plants for your garden

Make your garden stand out during the colder months.

Female hand watering plant on window sill with a tiny watering can
Doctors are now prescribing plants to help with anxiety, depression and loneliness

They're said to have mindful properties.

Row of Beautiful and Vibrant Christmas Trees
6 new pests & diseases could be making their way to the UK on imported Christmas trees

Every year, £3 million worth of Christmas trees are cut from Europe.

Rainbow Carrots / Fresh Carrots / Carrot varieties
Grow your own: 5 common gardening myths debunked

Including 'I don't have space' and 'I can't because I rent'.

Community gardens
Allotment ideas for beginners: 5 ways to master the art of growing your own

Renting an allotment gives you access to the space needed for growing crops like potatoes, onions and sweetcorn.

Various beautiful green plants in pots on white
7 mistakes you're making with your houseplants

Keep your indoor plants happy and healthy.