Spring is the season that many gardeners look forward to the most, especially if it follows a long cold, dark winter. The official first day falls around March 20 or 21, otherwise known as the March equinox. At this time, in Britain at least, deciduous trees will still be bare or only just showing signsContinue reading Top 10 Flowers to Plant for Spring
Houseplants add a splash of greenery and vibrancy to indoor spaces, but keeping them alive can sometimes feel like a part-time job. Although some plants are hardy enough to survive on haphazard watering and the occasional dose of fertiliser, others are a bit more demanding. Here are a few of the most difficult houseplants toContinue reading Indoor Plants That Are the Most Difficult to Keep Alive
Even if you want to give a seasonal plant as a present, or if you want to crack more into the spirit of Christmas, these plants are perfect for this wonderful time of the year! Your festive table is not complete until you get a Christmas plant! Besides the fact that an amazing plant willContinue reading Christmas Plants to Transform your House Into a Magical Holiday Garden
Wondering what the best perennials to plant in your garden are this autumn? Though you may neglect your green spaces during the autumn and winter, by choosing the right plants you can keep your garden looking fresh even when the temperatures drop. The team at BillyOh.com have revealed the top plants to grow in yourContinue reading These Are the Best Plants for Your Autumn Garden
The Queen When Queen Elizabeth II returns to Buckingham Palace after spending the weekend at Windsor Castle, there’s always a posy of flowers on her desk to welcome her back. The Queen’s favorite flower is the primrose, an early spring flower that’s yellow like the sun—a reminder that summer is on its way!
Yards are one of the most important things when we talk about our homes. Many people love to spend time here with their friends and family, or only to relax. So, plants play a main role here, because besides the fact that they make your garden look beautiful, they clean the air. It is knownContinue reading 10 Amazing Plants That Are Perfect for Your Yard
Select the best ivy variety for the type of exterior wall you wish to cover. Avoid vinyl and shingle-sided walls because the ivy can easily grow in the gaps and, in some cases, pull down the material. Boston ivy and Virginia creeper grow well on any rough surface, but English ivy tends to creep intoContinue reading This Is How You Could Grow Ivy on Walls
The poinsettia (or Mexican Flame Tree or Christmas Star, as it is also known) is synonymous with the festive season but keeping the plant alive long enough to see Christmas Day can be a challenge. Poinsettias are the second best-selling houseplant in the UK (after the Phalaenopsis orchid). Remove the dead leaves from the pot,Continue reading Find Out How Can You Revive a Poinsettia
Roast chestnuts Pick up sweet chestnuts to roast. Don’t confuse them with horse chestnuts (conkers), which are inedible – the ones you want are covered in fine, hedgehog-like spines and the nuts look slightly flattened with a tuft at one end. Make a small slit in the shell before roasting or they might explode!