Enjoying the fresh air in my garden room adjacent to our office, many of the dominant plants (esp. spathophyllum sensation) are renowned for their air purification properties, combating #sickbuildingsyndrome
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Citrus trees are very rewarding plants to look after, providing endless interest as the scented flowers appear in spring; small fruits set as the flowers fade; fruits steadily grow over 6 months until they ripen to orange or yellow; and the fruits are either picked or remain decoratively on the tree for 3-10 months after ripening.
The Olive tree symbolises the essence of the Mediterranean landscape. It is an elegant, evergreen tree which makes an excellent specimen plant for a sunny courtyard in a terracotta pot or planted in a Mediterranean style garden. If you are bold enough, there is nothing quite like your own olive grove, under planted with lavender to stimulate the imagination.
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