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Get The Look

Whether you prefer a traditional feel or a woodland touch, we've got the perfect Christmas look for you.


How to: Enjoy your garden this Christmas

Gardens can bring pleasure whatever the weather - here are some good reasons to brave the cold.


Perfect Plants For Winter Colour

Find out our three of our favourite choices for long-lasting, seasonal interest to plant now.


How to: Grow Orchids

These stunning flowering houseplants are easy to care for, if you follow these tips from our horticultural expert.

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How to: 10 Minute Room Update

If you enjoy keeping your interiors up to date, but do not have time to dabble with a paintbrush, Craig Roman, Dobbies’ Head of Visual Merchandising, has an answer.


How to: Plant a Winter Hanging Basket

We love winter white hanging baskets. Find out how to plant one up with our guide.


How to: Dress Your Front Door

One of the best things about decorating your home for Christmas is that it’s a great way to get the whole family doing something together.

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Our Favourite Winter Plants

Here are some of our favourite winter plants, chosen for their kaleidoscope of colour from berries, bark, leaves and flowers.


How to: Make a Christmas door wreath

Get creative this Christmas and make your own wreath with our step by step video.


How to: Care For Your Pot Grown Christmas Tree

Follow our care advice for a healthy tree that'll last you throughout the season and our step-by-step planting guide.

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How to: Grow Your Own Christmas Feast

Why not make it your New Year's Resolution to produce the vegetables for next year's festive spread?

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Guide To Poinsettias

Poinsettias are as much a part of Christmas as holly and ivy, but how did this tropical plant become entwined with our festivities – and how do you take care of them?

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How to: Care For Your Poinsettia

Claire Turnham, Horticultural Manager at our Cirencester store, explains how to get the best out of yours.

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How to: Keep Your Poinsettias For Next Year

Make your poinsettia last into the New Year with our expert care tips.

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How to: Make Room For Houseplants

Houseplants not only look great, but they also lift spirits. Graeme Shaw, Horticultural Champion at our Edinburgh store, provides the lowdown on houseplants and their care.

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How to: Pick a Houseplant

Choosing the right variety for each spot in your home is vital to success.


How to: Forage Christmas Decorations

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, and don't forget the mistletoe, seedheads and fir. Turn to your garden for inspiration this year.

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Gift Card Competition

Whether you choose to spend it on gifts for others or yourself, this would be a fabulous financial boost before Christmas.


Gardener's Hamper Competition

In the spirit of giving and receiving at Christmas we have an exciting prize to give away - a Dobbies Gardener's Hamper.