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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

Christmas Home Guide

TOPIARY Artificial Topiary is such a beautiful way to frame your entrance at Christmas. Christmas trees can be a little to broad and bush and the slender nature of topairy trees are perfect. With the addition of some twinkling fairy lights you can really make a striking display. Once Christmas is over the wonderful thing with our faux topiary is they look credible all year round. BUXUS BALLS Buxus balls are more traditionally planted outside but they can look so beautiful at Christmas used to create table displays. The wonderful... Read More

Artificial Planting Post Christmas Interior Tips

January can be a little bit of an anti climax after all the December festivities. At Evergreen we have pulled together some inspirational interior tips on how you can brighten up your post Christmas home with artificial planting. Artificial Topiary is rarely considered for use on a table display or as an alternative to fresh flowers  but it is wonderful greenery that looks credible all year. The boxwood balls look particularly striking  potted in either little urns or displayed in bowls. They are very cost effective and unlike lots of plants and flowers never... 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


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

Alfresco Dining with Some Added Character

I saw this idea which we thought looked absolutely fantastic when creating a color and charismatic alfresco dining table. The color is a beautiful contrast to the flowers and outdoor scenery. These artificial Buxus balls are available to buy from Artificial Buxus Ball  Should you need any fitting advice depending on what you are planning on sitting the topiary in the just give us a call on 01751 417776 Our artificial Buxus Balls are 100% botanically accurate. This is reflected through the attention to detail. The leaf structure, both shape and... Read More

Transform your garden in one day

Moving house can be very stressful and getting your new home in ship shape can be enough of a challenge. Once you can see light at the end of the tunnel in the house even thinking about a garden transformation in enough to fill anyone with dread. Evergreen Direct and Artificial landscapes have teamed up to give you some great advice on some quick fixes than can get your garden looking beautiful and ready for the house warming parties in less than a weekend and will require no maintenance thereafter.... Read More

Botanical alternative to wallpaper

Wallpaper has done us proud for many years and for many interior cannot be beaten. However, nobody can deny that it is ver one dimensional and is limiten to the texture it can offer an interior. London’s top interior designer have been creating this season key botanical look by adding artificial foliage to interior walls. The foliage adds an extra charasmatic dimension to room with the beautiful texture the foliage offers. Not only does the foliage look great but it also offers additional heat and sound insulation to your walls. The foliage... Read More