Greenfingers charity to benefit from Weird & Wacky Plant tour in 2019!

I have had a great year sharing my lifelong plant obsession with enthralled audiences, giving 14 Weird & Wacky Plant Shows around the globe. Audiences from Canada to Japan have been wowed by some of the world’s wackiest plants, and they even got to try some weird tastes for themselves. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed celebrating the…

10 amazing brown blooms in our natural world

I’ve been fascinated with the plant world for over 30 years, and love sharing my findings with you all. Now, we all know how popular black flowers are, but how about BROWN! Does this colour exist in the flower world? The answer is YES, and it’s a lot more appealing than you might imagine! Aristlochia littoralis…

Enjoy Lilies without the drama with this new invention!

Lilies are much loved, but also much feared, in the eyes of cat lovers. The pollen of real Lilies can be poisonous to cats. Rather than take the risk, most cat lovers have removed all traces of lovely Lilies from their gardens. Likewise, fashionistas often go to great lengths to avoid Lilies for fear of…

Adopt a plant at Morden Hall Park

Do you ever wonder what happens to all the plants after a flower show? Well, this summer, the beautiful plants at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show are being giving a lasting legacy at Morden Hall Park thanks to landscape architecture and art practice, Wayward, the National Trust and the Royal Horticultural Society. View…

A total garden for your balcony

I’m sure many of you are familiar with the problem of wanting a luscious, green garden and having your dreams dampened by your lack of space. It’s an all too common issue, especially if you live in urban areas – which many of you do! City gardening is oh so popular at the minute, and…

How to get the best out of Hydrangeas

Most people know Hydrangeas. Perhaps you remember a Hydrangea plant growing in your grandparents’ garden, or you probably even admire one every day on your way to work. The common Hydrangeas, which we’re used to seeing in the UK, are Hydrangea macrophylla. They have those classical mop-head blooms that look like swimming caps, a rounded…

Getting behind the scenes in the flower industry

Have you ever wondered how and where we choose the plants you grow in your gardens at home? The Flower Trials in Holland and Germany are the most important few days in the horticultural trade calendar year, and buyers and retailers flock from around the globe to see what’s hot and what’s not! During the…

7 flowers to give that Royal Wedding look in your gardens

The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle wowed the world with a front entrance bedecked in white flowers and leafy green foliage, as Meghan and her bridesmaids grasped the most beautiful flower bouquets in pure white. With such a high profile event, watched by 18 million Britons, there are bound…

Win an ‘Instant Garden’ with Mr Plant Geek

It’s Mr Plant Geek’s 2nd birthday today, and to celebrate the launch of my brand new SHOP, I’m hosting a competition with a prize of a whopping BUMPER PACK of 54 perennial plants from Suttons – in total worth over £100. All about this prize Win your very own ‘Instant Garden’, consisting of 54 x 9cm…

More photos from World Naked Gardening Day!

It’s been a scorcher over in Europe today, and thousands of gardeners have been slipping their clothes off amongst their greenery.. We just hope they were careful around any sharp objects.. Here’s another review of the very best shots! Have you tagged yours? One of the most popular Instagram tags today is #WNGD! Check out…

World Naked Gardening Day photo review

Today’s the day you can get closer to nature, it’s World Naked Gardening Day! It’s a really fun event, and there’s already plenty of green-fingered people taking part all around the world, here’s a review of the photos we’ve seen so far! Don’t forget to check out our tips first though, and our exclusive guide…