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Plant of the Week: Poinsettia

There can be no plant more Christmassy than a poinsettia, a striking beauty that flowers for months.

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Taking care of your Christmas tree

Take good care of your real Christmas tree and it’ll last you right through Christmas and beyond Twelfth Night into the New Year!

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Last Chance to See!

Last chance to see Santa's Reindeer before they head back North to help deliver all the presents. Come see them 9am to 5pm until the end of Saturday 23rd December.

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Christmas Opening Times

In the run up to Christmas, we'd like to remind everyone of our opening times over the holiday period, to avoid disappointment:

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Look after your orchids

Look after your orchids this winter and they’ll reward you by bouncing back with fresh flower spikes and another long season of beautiful tropical flowers.

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Grow herbs!

Grow a windowsill herb garden for a constant supply of fresh, fragrant leaves right through the year, without even having to leave the comfort of your kitchen!Grow a windowsill herb garden for a constant supply of fresh, fragrant leaves right through the year, without even having to leave the comfort of your kitchen!

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Plant of the Week: Amaryllis

The glamorously showy six-pointed blooms of amaryllis in every shade from festive scarlet to purest white are a treat for the eyes in midwinter, brightening up many a Christmas windowsill.

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Houseplant happiness

Keep your houseplants happy this winter with a little extra TLC to see them through the festive season.

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School Gardening Campaign

The Duchess of Cambridge has marked the 10th anniversary of the Campaign for School Gardening by visiting a garden in a London school.

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Plant of the Week: Christmas trees

Pop down to the garden centre this week and you’ll find a dazzling array of natural Christmas trees now in stock.

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What to do in the garden in December

December is a month when we’re all a bit distracted by the mad rush that is Christmas. But take time out to go outside and enjoy a crisp sunny winter’s day in the garden, and you’ll dive back into the festive frenzy newly refreshed. Here are some of the jobs you can be getting on with this month.

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City trees grow faster

Trees in cities grow 25% faster than their country cousins, according to new research by an international team of scientists led by the Technical University of Munich in Germany.

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