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Plant & Coral Blog

  • Black Gold for Potted Plants! Horticultural Charcoal / activated Carbon

    Charcoal - Used for thousands of years in agriculture! The human use of charcoal as a soil amendment dates back to ancient times when the Amazonian...
  • Coming Soon - Cactex Is Back! 🌞

    Cactex Soil Improver is coming back soon and its new and improved!!😎 Turn any compost into a medium more suited to succulents and arid loving plant...
  • Protecting Plants for winter! - UK Tropicals - Overwintering

    Its getting cold now! today is November the 25th here in southern England. We have already put most of our tender potted plants away in the greenho...
  • Healthy soil = Healthy Plants : ) 🍀

    Healthy soil = Healthy Plants : ) 🍀
  • Flower Power!

    Some image from around the garden today Pretty Petunias!   Petunia 'starry night' 'Black Magic' elephants ear - these can be grown fairly well i...
  • How to re pot an orchid

    Orchids General Guide - for commonly kept species (Epiphytes) Repotting: With orchids its not just a case of the plant outgrowing its pot, rathe...
  • Coral Food for Reef Aquarium Keepers

    a great range of dried plankton / micro algae products now for sale: Visits the aquatics department:
  • NEW SITE FOR FISHKEEPERS AND PLANT ADDICTS!

    Welcome to the brand new Core Shop!   we have been working hard updating the site and we are nearly there.   a few more products to upload. We are ...
  • Passionflower In Bloom

    Welcome to the new plant blog here at Core Shop lets get the ball rolling with pics of these beautiful passion flora. which can be grown as housepl...