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conservatory greenhouse

Choosing the Best Plants for Your Conservatory [Infographic]

If the seasonal weather has got you down, there's a simple fix – add some greenery and start your own little indoor garden.
hydroponic gardening

An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening [Infographic]

Ask people what makes plants grow and they may come up with the similar reply: soils. Right answer, but that's not the only one. The garden can be grown soilless, in a water-based environment. As...
frosty flowers

Winter Weather & the Damage it Can Do to Plants

As the temperature starts to drop from double figures into single digits, we all know it isn’t too long before winter really takes a hold. Whilst there’s probably a few people out there who...
15 soothing bedroom plants to help you sleep

15 Indoor Plants that Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep [Infographic]

Sleep is an essential part of our well-being. The process is vital to both our physical and mental health: studies have shown that people who experience sleep insufficiency are at a greater risk of...
watering can

Is Watering Plants With Softened Water Good Or Bad?

Whilst softening hard water will likely benefit you and your household, the same can’t be said for your garden. In fact, watering your garden, plants and soil with softened water is actually detrimental to their health.
hang dry laundry

5 Creative Eco-Friendly Updates Your Home Needs This Summer

Going green this summer is a great way of exercising creativity and preserving the environment. Remember, living green provides parents with the opportunity of handing down responsibilities to the coming generation. Children will be more...
air quality infographic

The Best Plants for Improving Air Quality [Infographic]

A key part of healthy living is the air you breathe — whether that’s indoors or outdoors. And while there’s only so much you can do about the pollution in your city, you can take control...
fresh air

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with These Simple Tips

When it comes to protecting your family’s health, we all want to take it seriously. However, the Environmental Protection Agency has news that may surprise you –the air quality in your house can be...
photosynthetic plant

A smart ‘switch’ in photosynthesis holds lessons for solar technology

Photosynthetic organisms like plants are the ultimate natural solar panels. They are extremely efficient at converting sunlight into stored energy. Researchers working on “bio-inspired” solar innovations – drawing from the natural world to create...
mustard field

A New Study Finds That Plants Can Hear Themselves Being Eaten – And It...

We know that plants can sense and react to changes in the temperature, to harsh winds and even to physical stimulus, but a new study completed at the University of Missouri finds that plants...

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