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Indoor Winter Plant Survival Tips

Indoor Winter Plant Survival Tips

The cooler months are as tough on plants as they are on you! During the frosty winter months, indoor plants can make your house look lively and fresh. But a little care is needed to keep them growing. Most indoor plants are of the tropical variety and are not comfortable in temperatures below 15 degrees. Here are four steps for indoor plant care when the temperature starts to drop: 1. SUN - the sun changes course during winter. It is lower in the sky and not around as much. Track th …
7th May 2019
Preparing the Garden for Winter

Preparing the Garden for Winter

Winter is coming and its time to get the garden ready! Here are some simple tips to keep you busy in the garden over Autumn! 1. PLANT - Autumn is ideal for planting, temperatures have cooled but the soil is still warm  2. PRUNE - Pruning improves the health and appearance of trees. It should only be carried out on deciduous trees when they are fully dormant. 3. FERTILIZE YOUR LAWN - fertiliser protects your lawn through the winter months. Mow on a higher setting and look out for wi …
25th Mar 2019
Succulent Rot - Poppy's Garden Tip

Succulent Rot - Poppy's Garden Tip

If your succulents are rotting it could be that you are over watering and your potting mix is too wet! If using saucers or drip trays make sure they are not full of water. Best solution is to repot your plant and find out how often you should be watering your succulent. Poppy’s Home and Garden have a team of horticulturists who can give you advice on plant care. …
30th Jan 2019