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Replace your Christmas tree with a large houseplant

Capital Gardens – The Home of House Plants – is the place to visit if you need a large houseplant. We specialise in beautiful indoor plants and have the knowledge to help you find the right houseplant for your home. If you haven’t taken down your Christmas tree yet because you can’t face staring at a blank wall, then check out our top 12 large houseplant suggestions. Christmas has come and gone for another year - as has Twelfth Night, the traditional end [...]

Keep Calm and Plant Seed Potatoes

"Growing your own vegetables may not be the most glamorous area of gardening, but it is the one that brings us the most satisfaction." Before the events of last year many people had never considered having a veg patch, but such was the popularity of ‘grow your own’ during the first Lockdown that many of our customers now say it is an important part of their family life. What better distraction could there be than potatoes – selecting which types to grow, in [...]

The Health Benefits of Gardening

The Health Benefits of Gardening As we wait for the end of our second lockdown and the start of the new tiered system of coronavirus restrictions one can be forgiven for feeling gloomy. We could all do with a bit of cheer right now. For many people this involves bringing forward the festive celebrations, putting up the Christmas tree and dressing it with strings of winking lights. Tempting as this is, I am going to wait a bit longer. Instead I have [...]