Here at Otley Garden Centre where you’ll find a wide selection of lush, vibrant indoor plants perfect for adding a touch of nature to your home. Our plants are hand-selected and are sure to bring a smile to your face and a burst of fresh air to your space.
We offer a wide variety of houseplants for any level of gardener, from beginner to experienced. Our knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help you choose the perfect plants for your space and provide care tips to ensure their longevity.
Our collection includes classic favourites like Spider Plants, Dracena, Pothos, and Peace Lilies, as well as unique, low-maintenance options like succulents and cacti.
Whether you’re looking to add some greenery to your windowsill or create your own indoor jungle, we have something for everyone.
Stop by our houseplant department today to discover our wonderful range and the many benefits of indoor gardening for yourself!
THE CHRISTMAS FLOWER
Quintessentially festive, Poinsettia’s are a firm favourite to brighten up your home this Christmas. Also known as the Christmas Star or Christmas Flower, it is said that this winter flower’s association with Christmas comes from a Mexican legend.
With proper care, your Poinsettia can last long past the festive season. Here are a few tips to keep your Poinsettia looking healthy!
1. Don’t over-water. Overwatering can quickly lead to waterlogging, which can cause root rot.
2. Avoid cold drafts. Poinsettias need warmth and light so keep close to a radiator but away from any draughty areas.
3. Place in indirect sunlight. Sufficient light is needed for the plant to grow and thrive so are best placed by a south-facing window.
OUR FAVOURITE HOUSEPLANTS
There’s a houseplant out there for everyone! Whether you’re looking to spruce up your existing collection or just starting to build your indoor garden from scratch, our team of houseplant experts have pulled together their favourites.
Cacti are drought tolerant, require a well draining potting mix and need an occasional water. Cacti are very independent, they thrive with a little bit of neglect and will pretty much look after themselves making them a great beginner houseplant for children or adults alike!
These plants LOVE bright areas in your home. Avoid direct sunlight as this could scorch its leaves. Peace lily’s are known to be quite dramatic if they are unhappy by drooping it’s leaves, if this happens check the soil with your finger and if it’s dry, give it a good drink! Be sure to deadhead spent blooms after they have flowers to maintain a flush of flowering blooms throughout the months.
A firm favourite for all houseplant lovers! It’s stiff, sword like leaves can range from 5 inches to 5 feet tall! These plants can maintain any level of light so pop your plant in a dark corner of the house to add much needed dose of greenery. You will notice that placing this plant outside in summer or on a sunny windowsill will boost its growth in quick succession.
A bright spot will guarantee a happy aloe vera plant! Keep away from radiators or draughty windows and allow the soil to dry out between each watering. Aloe is a slow growing plant and can be used topically but should not be eaten by people or pets.
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OUR TOP FIVE TIPS FOR YOUR WINTER HOUSEPLANTS!
As we prepare ourselves for the shorter, cooler days ahead let’s not forget that our houseplants also need to adapt to the change in seasons.
Give Your Pots an Update
Make the step-up from the standard plant pot with an stylish upgrade that will not only enhance your houseplant but elevate your home’s decor!
Houseplant trends for 2023
Whether you’re looking to spruce up your existing collection or starting your indoor garden from scratch, our team have been looking at the houseplants that are most likely to be trending in 2023.