The abundance of beautiful and well-grown houseplants gives a special sense of comfort at home. Apart from being pleasing to the eye, some house plants have the ability to purify the air quality. However, if you turn your home into a full-size botanical garden, you might do yourself bad favour, as some common house and […]
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Plants have unique natural abilities to emit different chemical substances. With them they repel or attract specific insects. Flowers bring a pretty sight and a pleasant fragrance for us. However, for pests they often pose a life threat. That’s why such plants can perfectly serve as a replacement for the synthetic insecticides, as long as […]
There’s no doubt that every country in Europe is famous for something – they have their own national symbols like flags, dishes, alcoholic beverages, animals, sports etc. But have you ever thought about the national flowers of European countries? Every country on the Old Continent has its own floral emblem that represents their unique identity. Some of […]
Gardening for some provides the daily bread, for others it’s an escape from reality and for you it might be your favourite hobby. Nevertheless, a garden decorated to your own preferences will act as a source of inspiration, and will provide you a place to gather up your thoughts. In order to set you on […]
With over 30% of Brits admitting their mother is the most important person in their life and half coming to realise they are indeed turning into their mums, it's no surprise we don't scrimp around Mother's Sunday. If we let figures speak for themselves, it becomes quite evident what an important meaning we ascribe to this celebration – every year, we send over 30 million Happy Mother's Day cards and spend one and a half billion pounds on flowers and presents such as jewellery, beauty products, and gardening tools.