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05/12/2021

10 Surprising Facts About Artificial Garden Walls

I know, I know. You’re thinking ‘an artificial green wall is something I’d build in The Sims’. Well, I thought the same until I’d clocked one of the wonderful vertical gardens on a trip to Berlin. The concept of a wall garden is pretty cool – a flat surface that is rendered in foliage, (real or artificial) that adds a verdant flourish to a bland, vertical space. Now, Berlin is one of those locations that are characteristic of these modernized public spaces, but there’s no reason not to have one... Read More

05/12/2021

How to Secure Artificial Plants in Pots – A 101

You’ve bought some brilliant Buxus and procured the perfect palm but now you need to secure your artificial plant in a pot. Stick around and you can find out how with this helpful, short guide on how to look after your new leaf baby! Firstly, you’d be forgiven for questioning whether an artificial plant really needed rehousing. The answer is… of course! Just because you’ve opted for a stunning faux fern doesn’t mean it deserves to be left out in the cold. Spruce up your living space with an eye-catching... Read More

04/12/2021

How to Make an Artificial Plant Look Real

One of the greatest worries when it comes to owning an artificial plant is whether it looks realistic or not. For all the benefits of fake plants –  from their longevity to their easy maintenance – this can be a tricky problem to solve. Fear not, stick around to find out how to make an artificial plant look real. Artificial plant placement A quick and easy way to add a touch of reality to your faux fern is in their placement.  Whilst artificial plants are a wonderful addition to any... Read More

04/12/2021

How to Look After Artificial Plants… and Make Them Last Forever

You’ve bagged yourself a wonderful artificial plant. You’ve fallen in love with the colourful boost it gives your room. Now you’re wondering how to look after artificial plants and make them last forever. With this handy how-to, we’ll tell you how to keep them fresh and funky.  First things first. Identifying what your artificial plant is made of is going to be handy. Some plants contain both polymer and silk flowers. Knowing if this is the case is important. Silk flowers won’t respond well to some of the techniques suggested... Read More

04/12/2021

Artificial Plants For The Workplace

Artificial indoor plants can transform your office into a haven of tranquillity, brightening up your workspace on even the dullest of days. Over the years, the appearance of artificial plants has dramatically improved, with some now being so botanically correct that it’s often difficult to tell whether they’re real or fake. Aesthetically pleasing, they require little maintenance, making them the perfect choice for a busy office environment – because, let’s face it, no one wants to end up with a sad plant cemetery at the end of the working week! ... Read More

Top 5 Benefits of Plants in the Office

Adding interior plants to the office is one of the biggest office design trends to look out for in 2018, offering businesses a simultaneously natural and beautiful addition to their office interior. Plants and greenery are known to affect the overall well-being of employees, providing you with the incentive you need to purchase plants for your office this summer. The Environment Agency estimates that some people spend up to 90% of their time indoors. By incorporating plant life into the design of your workspace, your staff will be able to enjoy the... Read More

03/12/2021

Improve the Exterior of your Home

When it comes to the front of your house, it’s the first thing that people will notice, whether it’s family, friends, guests or potential buyers, if you’re selling your house. They will form their first impression of the house through how it looks from the exterior. The front of your home is the gateway, whether it’s tidy, messy, colourful, brown, bland or interesting, it will be a big contribution to people forming opinions of your home. Take a look at these ways to improve and enhance the exterior of your... Read More

Boxwood Wedding

The Wedding season is now in full swing so here’s some great ideas using artificial grass, planting, trees and hedging. Boxwood hedging can create a striking cake stand for any cake large or small, 1 tiered or 5 tiered. Here is one of our customers’ creations using our boxwood hedge panels. One of the hottest wedding products on the market are topiary letters. Letters form an impressive backdrop for photo opportunities and become a real focal point. Boxwood balls can be used in many different and creative ways. Place them in planters and... Read More

How About Bringing Some of the Outside in With a Botanical Bathroom?

We have plants in the kitchen, living room, dining room and even in bedrooms so why not have plants in bathrooms too? Whether it be a single Boston fern plant, trailing ivy or even a palm tree, having plants in your bathroom can create an environment leaving you feeling fresh and relaxed. Plants also add a splash of colour to your white bathroom suites and can spruce up the room without much effort at all. Plants are also great at promoting stress relief, creating a tranquil healthy environment that has... Read More

Invest in artificial plants and increase productivity

With the recession in full swing and a general feeling of misery at work, experts are advising the Great British workforce to invest in artificial plants and trees as a way of raising mood, and increasing productivity by up to twelve per-cent! Call it a work-based myth at your peril, artificial trees and plants have been scientifically proven by the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture to reduce stress and increase productivity in a series of independent studies carried out at universities in the USA, Netherlands and the UK. The findings were baffling, with... Read More