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Oncidiums (Dancing Lady Orchids): Types, How to Grow and Plant Care

Oncidium orchids produce some of the most fantastic flowers, which is saying a lot, if you’ve ever seen the beautiful blooms that orchid plants are capable of producing. You may also see them referred to as the golden shower orchid, or the dancing lady orchid.  They’re not for the first time orchid-grower, that’s for sure, as they are more demanding … Read More

Oleander Flower (Nerium) Meaning And Symbolism

Oleander is one of those flowers that nearly everyone adores, whether that’s as a garden plant, a houseplant, or as part of a bouquet or flower arrangement.  They are admired just as much for their fragrance as well as their appearance, but did you know there’s also a lot of symbolism attached to these dainty flowers? Behind The Name: What … Read More

Orchid Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Orchids are among the most captivating flowers, and although there are over 25,000 different species in the biggest plant family there is, they are instantly recognizable from other plants for their fantastic displays. But you won’t often see them in floral bouquets because they don’t do well as cut flowers, not that you need to when the original plant looks … Read More

Osmanthus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

The osmanthus plant is one of the members of the olive family, loved all over the world for its fantastic petite flowers and enigmatic fragrance.  It has quite a significant role in perfumery as well as traditional Chinese medicine, but the flowers that this shrub produces also have a lot of symbolism that is worth knowing, especially if you want … Read More

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Vanda Orchids: Types, How to Grow and Plant Care

While orchids are hugely popular and are grown ornamentally in many parts of the world, not many know much about these enigmatic plants, or the vast number of cultivars any one orchid can fall under. The orchid family of plants is the biggest plant family classification across the world, and while this fact can be staggering, it’s worth learning a … Read More

10 Common Types Of Orchids For Your Home And Garden

Orchids are some of the most striking plants on earth, while also being the biggest plant family there is, encompassing roughly 25,000 different species.  Orchids are known to cover every continent, apart from Antarctica, which is the only place they aren’t found naturally.  While this can make narrowing down a particular orchid very tricky, there are certain features which help … Read More

Top 21 Ornamental Plants To Grow In Your Garden

You may just be starting out on your gardening journey, or you may be someone that’s exclusively grown crops or herbs before, and you want to ‘branch out’ into growing ornamental plants. There’s no denying that ornamental plants have a lot of beauty, and that’s the primary reason we grow them. They are plants which we consider to be mainly … Read More