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Some of my guides
Can poinsettias be outside?￼
Poinsettias are tropical plants from Mexico and like to be in warm environments with a minimum temperature of 13˚C to Read Guide
Why is my poinsettia sticky? Let’s find out
The substance likely making your poinsettia sticky is called honeydew, and it’s bad news. Honeydew is a clear, sweet and Read Guide
Why are my poinsettia leaves falling off?
The most common causes of poinsettia leaves falling off are that the plant has been in a cold environment, that Read Guide
How often do you water poinsettias?￼
The question is not so much “how often do you water poinsettias” but “how do you know when a poinsettia Read Guide
Should you feed poinsettias?￼
Whether or not you need to feed poinsettias depends on if you’re planning on discarding the plant at the end Read Guide
How to care for poinsettias – everything you need to know
Find out how to care for and grow poinsettias this Christmas in my Growing Guide Poinsettias are widely grown houseplants Read Guide
Why is my orchid wilting?
The two main reasons for your orchid wilting are water and heat – either an excess or shortage of each. Read Guide
Why is my orchid stem turning brown?
There’s nothing to worry about if your orchid stem is turning brown after the blooms fade away. This signals that Read Guide
Why is my orchid dying, and how to revive it?
First of all, don’t rush to the conclusion that your orchid is actually dying if it’s looking a bit poorly, Read Guide
Why is my orchid not blooming?
Your orchid not blooming may be the result of a number of issues. These could be environmental (such as temperature), Read Guide
Why are my orchid leaves turning yellow?
Figuring out why your orchid leaves are turning yellow is going to take some detective work. Quite a few environmental Read Guide
Why are my orchid leaves turning brown?
As with orchid leaves turning yellow, orchid leaves turning brown can be due to a variety of problems. The key Read Guide
My latest videos
Clematis & Climbers
Why is my wisteria not blooming? 7 Reasons
There are quite a few reasons your Wisteria may not be flowering, from the variety of the plant itself, through Read Guide
Why are my passion flowers not blooming?
The problem of your passion flowers not blooming may be due to environmental or biological factors, or because of how Read Guide
Growing Wisteria frutescens ‘Amethyst Falls’
The Wisteria Amethyst Falls is a dwarf cultivar of Wisteria. It grows far less vigorously than the Chinese and Japanese Read Guide
10 Best Clematis for Shade
Clematis are one of my favourite climbers and with so much choice in terms of colours, growing habits, eventual heights Read Guide
Wisteria pests and diseases to watch out for
Wisteria is generally a problem-free climber, with the most common complaints usually being a lack of flowers or wilting and Read Guide
Passiflora caerulea – Growing and caring for passion flowers (Passion flowers)
Passion flowers (the most common being passiflora caerula) are usually grown as hardy border climbers or more tender conservatory plants Read Guide
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