Archive for the ‘Exotic Plant care tips’ Category

Plan a perennial garden in advance to create maximum impact with exotic plants

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Before purchasing new plants, gardeners should take some time to consider how to structure their garden, according to one expert. Suzanne Mayer has been writing a column on gardening for over a decade and recommends that gardeners should plan what they want to get out of their landscaping before...

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‘Keep watering to a minimum’ for container plants

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Exotic plants that are grown in containers may not need too much watering after rain, it has been suggested. If there has been heavy rainfall it could mean that the soil is water-logged, which could damage the plant, according to the Crossville Chronicle. While it can be more difficult to solve...

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Palm trees can adapt ‘surprisingly well’

Monday, May 10th, 2010

The winter months do not mean the end for many palm trees, including Butia capitata, according to the Telegraph. Looking at the steps that gardeners can take to ensure that their plants survive the season in the best possible condition, the newspaper consulted the results of the Royal...

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Exotic plant gardening ‘can be very therapeutic’

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Growing exotic plants and tending to a garden can be a very therapeutic experience.Speaking to the Times, Bunny Guinness, a gold medal winner at the Chelsea Flower Show, said the act of gardening helps to remove stress and worry about day-to-day life.She said exotic plant growers can lose...

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Chamaerops humilis palm plant ‘can deal with the cold’

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

The Chamaerops humilis palm plant has the ability to cope with cold weather conditions, a gardening expert has explained.Greg Charles, the gardening commentator for, recommended the palm plant to gardeners living in mild climes, on the basis that it is "very cold hardy".He said that...

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