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21 Novembro 2019
Poinsettia: Houseplant of the Month for December

The poinsettia’s cheerful colours are just what you need in the dark days before Christmas and the arrival of 2020.   Theatrical character When you first notice about the poinsettia are the beautifully coloured leaves. They’re often thought to be the flowers, but are actually bracts that form a star shape around the true flowers, which are small and yellow

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29 Outubro 2019
Calathea: Houseplant of the Month for November

Incredible: a plant that literally shares your life and tells you when it’s time to go to sleep.   Wonder-leaves Variegated or plain. Wavy, ribbed or smooth. Oval or pointy. Beautiful symmetrical markings or a bit freehand. Even marked with an eye, if you want to be kept under observation. If you’re looking for unusual leaves, Calathea is the houseplant

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1 Outubro 2019
Cymbidium: Houseplant of the Month for October

Stunning flowers amidst tall green stalks: meet Cymbidium, the orchid that in no way resembles an orchid.   Gracious and… big! The stem is concealed in a forest of soft green leaves. The flower stems quickly almost become top-heavy with flowers. Cymbidium flowers for weeks like a torch with red, purple, pink, orange, yellow, green or bicoloured flowers

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3 Setembro 2019
BLOG: GROWER REPORT SALM BOSKOOP

2,000 km of ditches and elongated 15-m wide islands had already been created in Boskoop as early as the Middle Ages. Thanks to the rich peaty soil, these fields were ideal for growing fruit and trees. I’m driving to my appointment on a sunny day, and enjoying all the water, hundreds of bridges and characteristic islands, with tree nurseries all around me. Boskoop

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2 Setembro 2019
Large-leaved Ficus: Houseplant of the Month for September

Start the indoor season with a statement plant like large-leaved Ficus, also known as ‘the Bold and the Beautiful’ in the world of plants. Sometimes size does matter You’re probably already familiar with Ficus as a strong indoor tree with hundreds of little leaves. Well that plant also comes with XXL leaves on species that can effortlessly reach your ceiling.

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