Artificial Plants Can Save You Time: An Ultimate Guide

When it comes to keeping a home clean and organised, one of the biggest challenges is dealing with the number of plants and flowers that tend to accumulate. They require constant watering and maintenance, but they also take up a lot of space. Artificial plants may be your solution if you’re looking for an easy way to reduce your time on plants.  With a wide variety of options available, finding the right artificial plants can be daunting. That’s why we’ve put together this guide – to help make your decision... Read More


Artificial Plants & Interior Design

Have you noticed that the amount of artificial plants on the market has grown significantly over several years? Are you interested in finding out how artificial plants and interior design can go hand in hand? Are you looking for greener options for your home that require very little maintenance? If so, you have come to the right place, specialising in selling artificial plants; our team at Evergreen Direct has put together this blog to help showcase why we believe artificial plants and your interior design can go hand in hand. ... Read More


How To Protect Your Artificial Outdoor Plants?

When it comes to your garden, it can be a haven of plants, trees and flowers; your eye-catching garden is something you might be incredibly proud of, even if it has been created using high quality artificial outdoor plants. Your garden is a space for you to relax, enjoy the summer sun and show off to your friends and family. So, you must do everything possible to keep it looking fabulous all year round. Our team understand that not every homeowner has been blessed with green fingers, which is a... Read More


Artificial Topiary Buying Guide

Topiary is arguably one of the most versatile planting ranges that lends itself perfectly to both classic and contemporary spaces. Topiary looks wonderful in fun looking maisonettes to formal mansions and can be customised to suit so many styles. Its use is as varied as the different kinds of plants that comprise the topiary family. This shapely shrub has a long history – having been used for centuries – and has equally mythical symbolism. The concept of topiary became popular in the early Roman times and has been a feature... Read More


Home Exterior Ideas to Beat the Winter Blues

We are all taught not to judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to your home, we are all guilty of passing by impressive homes and looking at the pretty exterior and dreaming. Very often, homes that have been tended to and look beautiful from the outside have used the most straightforward ideas that any of us could recreate, but the off-putting part of the process is the regular upkeep. Artificial outdoor plants are the perfect answer to the twin desire to upgrade our exterior spaces and... Read More


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


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


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


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


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