nav-left cat-right
cat-right
Growing Cymbidiums, the easy orchid

Growing Cymbidiums, the easy orchid...

Many varieties of cymbidium are available. Each individual butterfly like bloom is ideal for a buttonhole or corsage. Many of the visitors to this website have probably been given a cymbidium orchid in a pot and had no idea how to care for the plant. Orchids have an aura of mystique, but they are really simple to look after, if you follow some basic rules. In this post we will try and give you an insight into the...
Easy Rhododendrons and Azaleas

Easy Rhododendrons and Azaleas...

While roses are considered by many gardeners to be the Queen of the garden, Rhododendrons are said to be the King. The vivid displays produced by rhododendrons and azaleas can last for several months. There are plants to suit any garden — but to thrive they must have acid soil and good drainage. Rhododendrons and azaleas are among the most decorative shrubs available for the home garden. Varying in size from mat‑like...
Delightfully Easy Dahlia

Delightfully Easy Dahlia...

This beautiful flower is actually native to the highlands of Mexico and was grown by the Aztecs in the region near the present site of Mexico City. Dahlia flowers are popular landscape plants known for their wide range of colours, heights and forms. These versatile flowers are ideal for novice gardeners. In relation to other genera, the dahlia is a fairly new addition to the garden scene. Baron Alexander von Humboldt,...