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Houseplant sales hold up for second month
Houseplants were the best sellers for a second month in a row (September, 2019) at garden centres across the country according to our Barometer of Trade report. Sales were up 12.34% compared to the same month last year (2018). The trend for houseplants doesn’t look like it’s going away... Read more
Houseplants sales heat up in August
The August Bank Holiday Weekend helped lift sales at garden centres across the country at the end of the month according to our Barometer of Trade report. Houseplant sales were up 20.69% compared to the same month last year (2018) and outdoor plant sales were up 6.09%. After experiencing... Read more
History of Terrariums…
https://www.gardensillustrated.com/plants/the-history-of-terrariums-the-wardian-case/amp/?__twitter_impression=true The history of terrariums: the Wardian case How an accidental discovery by a fern collector in the East End of London led 
to the creation of the Wardian case, and one of the most remarkable inventions in horticultural history. Words Juliet Giles Read more

365 days of Flower

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Saintpaulia

Saintpaulia

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African Violet The staple diet of every flower shop Saintpaulia are a much loved flowering indoor plant producing masses of flowers from a rosette of deep green leaves. Saintpaulia, commonly known as African violet, is a genus of about 6–20 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae,... Read more