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Mick Hamer of Urban Planters retires today

Friday, 22 April 2022

Mick Hamer of Urban Planters retires today

Mick Hamer retires today. He was born in April 1956 in Llandrindod Wells. He retires this spring after 39 years in the plant industry aged 66 years young, married to Nancy, with 5 children and 10 grandchildren.

How Ian Drummond is looking to the future with his new botanical design business

Friday, 08 April 2022

How Ian Drummond is looking to the future with his new botanical design business

Ian Drummond has always been ahead of the game when it comes to indoor plants, having started in the business aged just 13.

'At Home with Plants' is relaunched - win a copy

Tuesday, 05 April 2022

'At Home with Plants' is relaunched - win a copy

‘At Home with Plants’ Ian Drummond, Creative Director at Botanical Design’s book all about houseplants is relaunched tomorrow

 

Common houseplants can improve air quality indoors

Thursday, 31 March 2022

Common houseplants can improve air quality indoors

There is new research about plants cleaning the air led by the University of Birmingham and in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). This research specifically dealt with plants exposed to Nitrogen dioxide where as most famous earlier reseach focused on the removal of VOCs.

Mother's Day Favourites

Friday, 25 March 2022

Mother's Day Favourites

With Mother’s Day just days away, we have selected some of our favourite plants to offer as a present to this important person in our lives. We’ve also asked some of our committee for their choices to receive.

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