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10 Great Tropical Plants for Auckland

10 Great Tropical Plants for Auckland

By Billy Aiken
16th February 2017

Escape to a tropical location this summer by bravely walking into your garden. There are a huge number of incredibly luscious tropical plants that can be easily grown in Auckland, but here are 10 of our favourites.

 


Daffodils

Daffodils

By Billy Aiken
16th February 2017

Boldly announcing the arrival of spring, Daffodils (Narcissus species) are easy to grow and will look fantastic for many springs to come. And despite what you might think, they come in an array of unusual and interesting shapes and colours.


Liven Up Your Indoors

Liven Up Your Indoors

By Billy Aiken
16th February 2017

Transform your living space and add a touch of x-factor with the addition of some plants. Indoor plants are a great way to freshen up a room, helping making the space seem softer and more inviting. And in many cases it's even good for you! Various studies have looked at the benefits of houseplants which can include filtering the air and increasing your sense of wellbeing. 


Tulips

Tulips

By Billy Aiken
16th February 2017

Along with windmills, clogs and cheese, Tulips tend to make many of us think of a small, flat, picturesque European country. For despite first being first cultivated in Ottoman Empire, they became so popular in Holland that the demand massively increased the price of the bulbs, leading to them briefly being used in place of money.


Spring Bulbs

Spring Bulbs

By Billy Aiken
12th February 2017

Winter is coming, in just 4 months or so. The wildly mild dampness and slight chill will swiftly descend, gathering us all in its grip. But as winter nears its end, an array of delightful spring bulbs will erupt, providing dazzling displays, scintillating smells, as the spring is heralded in glorious fashion.

 


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