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EEFM's Plant Range

COME AND CHECK OUT OUR PLANT RANGE East End Flower Market isn’t just flowers but also PLANTS (love heart eye emoji!) The old trend that’s coming back into fashion, and I mean why not….. they purify the air, look stunning and are fun to look after and watch them grow. They could really add some beauty to your life, not to mention be a statement piece to any room when matched with the right fashionable pot. Our stock always changes but currently at the store we have: Burgundy Ficus – good hardy plants Umbrella Tree – add some height to the room Peace Lilly – two sizes available and don’t need much light Zanzibar Gem – thrive off neglect Snake...

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Christmas Trees

PLANT PROFILE: Christmas Tree Common Names: Christmas Star Tree or White Spruce Scientific/Botanical Name: Picea Glauca Type of Plant: Belongs to the family Pinaceae     Origin:  Originally native to Alaska and Canada but can now be found majorly in the North of the United States.  Where to grow The Christmas Tree (Picea Glauca) enjoys being in a position of sun to part shade. They are not generally indoor plants and while they can be kept inside for short periods (e.g. the festive season), they will want to be returned to the outdoors after a month or so maximum. Somewhere you want to enjoy the great smell they produce. Watering  Weekly watering is suggested for new plants, however in the hot weeks...

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Terrarium Care

How to water your EEFM Terrarium:  If you have ever been into our store, you’ll know that we love to stock up our shelves with beautiful plant and succulent terrariums. Some say the easiest type of plant to keep alive, others may disagree!   Our number one tip for terrarium care is: know your watering routine! Plant terrariums generally need a small amount of water every few days to once per week and succulent terrariums will need water once every two weeks to once per month depending on the environment that you have it in and the season of the year.   Warmer weather and more sunlight means the soil will dry quicker, therefore the plant will need to be watered more...

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Philodendron Selloum

PLANT PROFILE: Philodendron Selloum Common Name: Philodendron  Scientific/Botanical Name: Philodendron Bipinnatifidum Type of Plant: Belongs to the family Araceae Origin: Native to South America, namely to Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina and Paraguay but is also cultivated as a landscape plant in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate climates. Where to grow Philodendron (Selloum “Compacta”) can be kept indoors or grown outdoors. Preferring a semi-shades position.   Watering Keep moist in a well draining soil. Water from above and put saucers under plants to allow excess water to drain away. Water less in winter than in summer when actively growing.   Feeding Feed with a slow release fertilizer (small pot) or a balanced liquid fertilizer (large pot/outdoors) if desired every few weeks during the growing season  ...

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Boston Ferns

PLANT PROFILE: Boston Ferns   Common Name: Boston Ferns   Scientific/Botanical Name: Nephrolepis exaltata   Type of Plant: Fern   Origin: Florida, West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America, Polynesia and Africa.   Watering: Although the Boston Fern prefers slightly moist soil, it is likely to develop rot and other fungal diseases in soggy, waterlogged soil. The first sign that a fern is overwatered is usually yellowing or wilted leaves. Water the plant thoroughly, using room-temperature water, until water runs through the bottom of the pot. Let the plant drain thoroughly and never let the pot stand in water.   Climate: Prefers warmer weather – ideal 18-24 degrees, no cooler than 13 degree! If you’re lucky enough to have a fan...

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