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Where There’s Muck There’s Brass

Since writing last week about the very inspiring book At Home With Plants, I’ve been on the hunt for some brass planters. I’m determined to cultivate some green fingers and I loved the way the brass pots shone out on that black mantelpiece. Metallics are on trend (and brass is rapidly taking…

Book Review: At Home with Plants

There’s no escaping it. Plants in the home are the biggest interiors trend since the 1970’s and if you haven’t noticed yet, where have you been? Certainly not scrolling through Instagram or Pinterest, where every single mouth-watering image is filled with giant fiddle leaf figs, baskets of trailing greenery,…

Book Review: House of Plants

Just as I was beginning to reconcile myself to the fact that I can’t have house plants at home, along comes a book that tells me I can. House of Plants by Caro Langton and Rose Ray is a practical and beautiful guide to how to love and care for…

Christmas Gifts: Bring the Outside In

I don’t know why I’m having so many problems convincing the family I really would like a faux potted plant for Christmas?
Or some drop-dead gorgeous wallpaper!
Just look at all these lovely things for the girl (or boy) who would like to live in a conservatory all year round.

1.Wild Garden…

Christmas Gift Guide for The Garden Lover

Just a small round-up to suit all budgets for our green fingered friends.

Where to buy: 1. The Royal Bouquet Gardeners Set, £8.50, House of Fraser 2. Rusty Bird String and Scissors, £16, John Lewis, 3. Tool Trug, £28.50, Garden Trading 4. Filled Terrarium, £75, The Balcony Gardener 5. Rusty…