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Care for Oxalis triangularis

Care for Oxalis triangularis

Care for Oxalis triangularis

Care for Oxalis triangularis

Oxalis triangularis is part of the Oxalidaceae family and is one of the most common houseplant cultivators of the Oxalis genus. Commonly referred to as False Shamrock, or Wood Sorrell, these plants...

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Care Guide: Staghorn Fern

Care Guide: Staghorn Fern

Platycerium bifurcatum are a member of the Polypodiaceae family and are native to the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia and Australia. These fascinating ferns are epiphytic and latch their roo...

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Caring for Ferns indoors in the UK

Caring for Ferns indoors in the UK

A brief history of ferns There are over 9,000 fern varieties and this ancient group of plants date back to Carboniferous times and can often be found in fossils.Ferns are commonly found in forests ...

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How to care for English Ivy Indoors

How to care for English Ivy Indoors

Hedera helix, commonly known as English Ivy, is a member of the Araliaceae family and can be found natively growing in Europe and some areas of western Asia. Although Ivy can also be found growing ...

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Compost Guide: what to use and how to mix your own

Compost Guide: what to use and how to mix your own

It looks like the weather has finally settled into something a little more spring-like and with more sunshine and warmth it’s time to start considering what this means for our leafy home decor. Spr...

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How to water houseplants - grow urban.

How to water houseplants

The title ‘How to water houseplants’ may seem obvious, however some of our most asked questions revolve around watering your indoor plants. Whether that be understanding watering schedules, solving...

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Plants with special meaning for your Valentine - grow urban.

Plants with special meaning for your Valentine

It’s time to celebrate all things love! Whether it be a grand gesture, or a table-top token spread a little bit of affection with some of our favourite plants with extra special meanings. Remember ...

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Caring for Portulacaria afra (the Elephant Bush or Spekboom Plant) - grow urban.

Caring for Portulacaria afra (the Elephant Bush or Spekboom Plant)

Portulacaria afra is a shrubby succulent that is part of the Didiereaceae family and can be found natively growing in rocky areas across South Africa. This fascinating plant has edible, moisture-fi...

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The Best Plants to Replace your Christmas Tree - grow urban.

The Best Plants to Replace your Christmas Tree

Sadly, the festive period is over and it’s time to pack away the seasonal decor. Don’t let the Christmas Tree-sized gap get you down, instead treat yourself to a lush new plant pal as the perfect w...

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Care Guide: Schlumbergera Christmas Cactus - grow urban.

Care Guide: Schlumbergera Christmas Cactus

Schlumbergera are a member of the Cactaceae family. They are a particularly popular option at Christmas due to the vibrant pink, white, purple and red blooms they produce over the festive period. L...

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