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  1. Furniture Care: How To Protect Outdoor Furniture From All Weather

    Furniture Care: How To Protect Outdoor Furniture From All Weather
    So, you've taken the plunge and purchased a beautiful new outdoor setting - congratulations! But you might now be wondering how to protect outdoor furniture from all weather conditions, from sunshine to storms. Whether you've gone for timber, aluminium, rope or wicker, here's how you can ensure your setting looks fabulous for years to come, whatever the weather.   A...
  2. Strelitzia Nicolai 101: How To Grow Birds of Paradise Indoors

    Strelitzia Nicolai 101: How To Grow Birds of Paradise Indoors
    The giant bird of paradise (Strelitzia nicolai), also called wild banana, is a large and striking plant of warm gardens - but in recent years it has become a popular indoor decorative flourish, too. As it isn’t really at home inside, growing it successfully indoors is a big challenge. Flower Power's expert garden people always recommend that these plants be...
  3. Steal our style: 4 interior decorating palettes to try this winter

    Steal our style: 4 interior decorating palettes to try this winter
    Winter is the perfect time to update your interior decorating. Watch as we create four different yet equally beautiful looks that are perfect for this season.   Many styles. One Flower Power. Want to recreate one of these looks in your home? Here's a breakdown of the key items you'll need.   Interior decorating look 1: Glorious Green The feel...
  4. Potted perfection: 9 tips for the perfect outdoor pot cluster

    Potted perfection: 9 tips for the perfect outdoor pot cluster
    Potted plants are a popular and suitable choice in nearly every garden. They're much more portable than in-ground plants, so you can take them with you if ever you move house, plus choosing to grow plants in containers can open you up to a wider variety of plants that may not otherwise work with the soil type in your garden...
  5. Small space styling: Create an oasis with balcony furniture

    Small space styling: Create an oasis with balcony furniture
    As the weather starts to warm up, we turn our minds to outdoor living. A morning coffee, an afternoon curled up with a good book, a sunset cocktail, a long lunch with friends or a family dinner - all of these simple pleasures are often much better enjoyed in the great outdoors. But not all of us are living the...
  6. Meet our trade team

    Meet our trade team
    Hey tradies - you've all been in touch with Joel, Ryan, Mary or Gary before, but how much do you really know about the people that make your trade orders happen? In between answering your phone calls and emails, providing you quotes and organising delivery, we sat down for a quick chat with some of the team to find out...
  7. Caring for pilea

    Caring for pilea
    Pilea peperomioides is one of the most popular of all indoor plants - not just in Australia, but around the world. With its round, saucer-like leaves on long stalks, this cute little plant looks as if it landed in the living room from outer space. Those round, lilypad-like leaves also give it a common name of Chinese money plant. Here...
  8. Top indoor plants for bookshelves

    Top indoor plants for bookshelves
    Images of interiors tastefully decorated with lush greenery are driving the craze for indoor plants. One area that’s caught my eye is the use of trailing potted plants for bookshelves. Shelving lends itself to the display of plants that cascade out of their pots and makes the most of interesting containers. If you’ve tried and failed or don’t know which...
  9. The insider's guide to styling indoor plants

    The insider's guide to styling indoor plants
    We're all spending a lot more time at home these days - so while you're there, why not make your space look the best it possibly can? At Flower Power, you know we have a fantastic range of indoor plants - but you might not know that we also have Sydney's widest range of indoor and decorator pots, pot bags...
  10. 10 tips to starting your own indoor apartment herb garden

    10 tips to starting your own indoor apartment herb garden
    Lots of indoor plants are only for looking at - but if you want something more productive, in a sunny indoor spot, it is also possible to grow edible plants such as herbs. Here are my top 10 tips to get your indoor herb garden started.   Tip 1: Lots of bright light. Herbs need to grow with lots of...

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