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All the News from the Plants4Presents Nursery

Latest News, Blogs and Plant related articles

We've brought together all our more general articles on plant care and news from the nursery but if you're looking for more about who we are visit our About Us page here or for more detailed care information on our plants including videos on citrus tree care and pest advice please do see our dedicated care pages.

Flowering pot plants

30th Nov 2023 - Why choose plants over cut flowers?

Next time you want to send a bouquet, consider instead a plotted plant. Plants are longer lasting, more environmentally friendly, have well being benefits and they are simply gorgeous! Well we would think that!

British Grown Orchids

10th Nov 2023 - Where Do Our Moth Orchids Come From ?

A guaranteed windowsill glory is the gorgeous moth orchid, familiar to many of us thanks to its arching stems and elegant blooms.

19th Birthday

27 Oct 2023 - Wow 19 years and still counting

Another year has flown by and of course we had to mark the occasion with cake!

Plants for small spaces

25th Sep 2023 - Best Plants for small spaces

Unfortunately we don't all have room or the time to tend to a massive garden, but there are still lots of great plants that will thrive in a more compact space. In this article, we highlight 5 of the best plants when space is limited

2 year old watering

18th Aug 2023 - Best Plants for 1st Time Growers

Gardening is the perfect escape from the fast-paced, digital world we live in. Every day, more and more people are starting their plant parent journey ... but where to start?

Banana plant foliage

10th Aug 2023 - All about Photosynthesis

Plants have an incredible superpower. They can convert carbon dioxide in the atmosphere into oxygen. In this article, we’ll delve into the amazing process of photosynthesis, explore the role of chlorophyll and how helpful plants are in the carbon cycle.

How to care for plants

26th Jul 2023 - Top tips on Caring for your plants

All our plant gifts of course, come with full care instructions, but sometimes we get asked for general tips on how best to look after plants and so in this article we've brought together our top tips and guidelines on how to be the very best plant parent.

Low maintenance plants

12th Jul 2023 - Top 10 Low Maintenance Plants

We know sometimes life can just feel too busy, so we've brought together our recommendations for the very easiest house and garden plants to look after. These low maintenance plants make great gifts for people with hectic lives and also for the less than green fingered!

Pet friendly plants

11th Jul 2023 - Top 10 Pet Friendly Plants

We get asked all the time if our plant gifts are safe for dogs and cats, so we've drawn up a shortlist of 10 great plant gifts that are safe and suitable for pet owners. In this article we tackle the best house and garden plants to grow when you a have a furry friend in the family and also some of the plants to avoid.

Curry leaf plants are back

28 Jun 2023 - Curry leaf plants are back!

We're so delighted to have finally increased our production of these popular plants. Fabulous gifts for chefs and foodies, if you haven't yet tried cooking with these fantastic herb you really should...

Large Lemon Trees

20th Jun 2023 - Our top 10 most popular plant gifts

Lemon Trees are consistently our most popular plant month in, month out.

Find out what else makes it in to our top 10 most popular plant gifts at Plants4Presents

Fathers Day Gift Ideas

June 23 - Emily's Pick of the best for Father's Day

In this scorching hot weather we have some great sun loving options for Dads for Father's Day. In this video Emily rounds up 5 off the best plants for delivery this weekend.

Best plants for bedrooms

June 2023 - Best Plants for Bedrooms

In the recent hot weather, it's even more important that our bedrooms are calm, cool and tranquil places to rest from the heat and hecticness of life. In this article we bring together some of our top tips for choosing the best plants for bedrooms and some of the fantastic benefits plants bring to your sleeping space.

VIP Club

May 2023 - Announcing our new VIP Business club

Are you responsible for buying gifts in your company? Not feeling inspired by gift vouchers and traditional hampers? our new VIP Business club is the answer. Sign up today and we'll send you a gorgeous desktop plant and an exclusive 10% discount card.

Visiting our Poinsettia supplier

Oct 2022 - Visiting Peter Eastwood Plants

Libby and Emily visited our local Poinsettia grower to see how this years crop is coming along.

18th Birthday

October 2022 - Celebrating 18 years in business

Plants4Presents was launched officially on the 27th October 2004 and we're delighted to still be here and growing 18 years later.

Hampton Court Staff outing

July 2022 - Team visit to Hampton Court

We've heaps going on at the nursery this month from installing new vent motors and much needed irrigation systems to building new shade areas for our expanding houseplant range so it was fabulous to get away for a fun day out at Hampton Court last weekend.