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  • May 3, 2024 In : admin


    Dianthus include ‘pinks’, Sweet William and carnations. They come in a wide variety of flower colours, not just ‘pink’ as their common name suggests. Rather they are named after their frilly flower edges, which look like they’ve been choppily cut or ‘pinked’. Their leaves are long simple leaves, often grey-green in colour. The flowers can […]

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  • March 8, 2024 In : admin

    Celebrating Ornamental Prunus

    Prunus are gorgeous deciduous or evergreen shrubs or trees of many differing varieties which have pretty, delicate blossoms in Spring and have good Autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in Autumn. Many form upright and bushy shrubs, and so are good for hedging. Prunus encompass a wide variety of plants, including cherry, cherry laurel, […]

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  • February 19, 2024 In : admin

    Primroses – Plant of the Month for February

    Primroses are wonderful little plants for this time of year, and provide a great reason to dust off those gardening gloves and get out into the garden. Primroses come in a huge variety of flower colours, and we have a great offer of 10 x 10cm pot primroses here at Botanic Home & Garden Centre […]

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  • Skimmia at Botanic Home & Garden
    December 1, 2023 In : admin

    Skimmia – Plant of the Month

    Skimmia are fantastic plants for December. Their lush evergreen leaves, and the rich clusters of berries of the female plants, make for stunning additions to both outdoor winter garden displays and to arrangements to bring indoors. Skimmia are perfect for our Plant of the Month for December here at Botanic Home & Garden Centre , […]

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  • Camellia in varieties
    October 31, 2023 In : admin

    Showcasing Camellia

    Winter and early Spring don’t have to be without colour in the garden, and Camellia plants will certainly help you insert splashes of rich colour during this time. The Camellia is our Plant of the Month this November here at Botanic Home & Garden Centre . Camellia are native to southern and eastern parts of […]

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  • Dracaena Marginata in pot plus close up of leaves
    October 3, 2023 In : admin

    Dracaena Marginata

    We are showcasing the striking Dracaena Marginata this October at Botanic Home & Garden Centre. Commonly called the Dragon Plant, or the Red-Edged Dracaena, this plant hails from Madagascar. As such, it makes a great houseplant and office plant due to its high tolerance of dry conditions and as it won’t mind so much if […]

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  • Green and red frond ferns and picture of Botanic special offer
    September 1, 2023 In : admin

    Plant of the Month – September 2023 – Ferns

    Our Plant of the Month for September are Ferns – and there are plenty to choose from here at Botanic Home & Garden Centre. Ferns are an ancient plant. They comprise a large number of different families of perennial plants all loved for their gorgeous fronds and instant ability to bring the woodland touch to […]

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