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How to care for maidenhair ferns
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How to care for maidenhair ferns

Anyone who has cared for maidenhair ferns knows it’s a labour of love. It’s not the easiest plant to tend to as it requires particular growing conditions and daily attention, but those delicate fan-shaped leaves on wiry black stems that move with the breeze are well worth the effort. Here are our top tips for

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How to preserve gerberas using a flower press
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How to preserve bright gerberas using a flower press

Gerberas are not only a garden favourite, loved for their bright colours and cheery blooms that sit high on upright stems, but they also preserve well when pressed in a flower press. If you have gerberas growing in your garden, eternalise your beautiful homegrown blooms by learning how to preserve them in a flower press.

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winter gardening tips
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6 top winter gardening tips

There might be less to do in your garden during winter, but a reprieve from the main workload frees up time to focus on the tasks you’ve put off doing for a while. Our six winter gardening tips will keep you busy all season. From cleaning up the garden to tackling a new gardening activity

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Learn how to press roses: 3 easy ways
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Learn how to press roses: 3 easy ways

​​​​While roses are one of the more complicated flowers to press due to their thick stems and cores, you can still preserve them to enjoy their beauty longer. The best way to preserve roses is to press them using a flower press. Follow the steps below to learn how to press roses using a flower

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How to grow kangaroo paw from seed

It’s hard to pass kangaroo paw plants for their striking flowers and stunning display of colours. While this native Australian plant looks hardy, it’s quite easy to grow from seed and is relatively low maintenance. Prevalent to Western Australia, Kangaroo Paw plants grow naturally in bushlands and wildflower fields South West of the state, where

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How flowers get their colours
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How flowers get their colours

Have you ever wondered how flowers get their colours – why roses are red and violets are blue? Science and evolution play a vital yet fascinating role in creating each flower’s unique colours, which help plant species survive. How flowers get their colours Pigments determine a flower’s colour DNA is responsible for each flower’s unique

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Customer Retail Survey 2022

What you think about Sow ‘n Sow is important to us. It helps us ensure our products and services continue to meet your exact needs and expectations. Please spare a moment of your time to answer a few quick questions about Sow ‘n Sow. It won’t take long – and everyone who completes the survey

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10 Mother's Day gift ideas for mums who love to garden
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10 Mother’s Day gift ideas for mums who love to garden

If your mum loves nothing more than pottering around the garden, skip the slippers, pyjamas, chocolates, and candles this Mother’s Day and surprise her with these 10 unique garden gift ideas. 10 Mother’s Day gift ideas for mums who love to garden Gardening hand care products Even if your mum wears gardening gloves, after a

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How to make beautiful pressed flower cards
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How to make beautiful pressed flower cards

Making pressed flower cards is not only a wonderful way to give your fresh flowers a second life, but it’s also a special way to share the joy of your homegrown blooms with loved ones.  While it may take a few weeks to press your flowers, turning them into beautiful greeting cards is  easy and

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20 ways to make a positive impact this Earth Day
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20 ways to make a positive impact this Earth Day

Earth Day is a global annual event held on April 22, where 1 billion people in more than 193 countries unite to demonstrate their support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day event was held on April 22, 1970, making 2022 the 52nd year of this event. This year’s theme, ‘Invest in our Planet’, inspires

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