Artificial academy

Thinking about buying some artificial plants but not sure where to start? We've put our heads together and put 20+ years of knowledge on the web.

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How to arrange artificial flowers into a bouquet

Find out how to arrange your faux flower stems into a beautiful bouquet with our step-by-step video guide.

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How to arrange artificial plants

Arranging and styling your new faux will help you get the most out of your artificial plant. Find out how to do it in our easy to follow guide here.

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How to clean artificial flowers

Watch our quick video guide to find out how best to clean your artificial flowers.

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How to clean artificial plants

Dust, dirt, and debris can take the edge off your gorgeous faux plants. Keeping them clean is easy and needn't be a burden. Find out how in our guide here.

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How to plant artificial trees in the ground

Want to pop a plant or tree directly into the ground. This guide will walk you through it.

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How to pot artificial plants

Potting plants is quick and easy. Find out how.

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Protecting artificial plants from extreme weather

Artificial plants can be vulnerable during stormy or extreme weather events. Get tips and hints on the best ways to prevent your plants becoming damaged.

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How to trim artificial flower stems

Watch our video guide to learn how to trim your faux flower stems so that they're ready to go in your vase.

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Flame resistant artificial living wall mat by fireplace

What are fire retardant plants & are they required?

We get plenty of enquiries for flame resistance, but very few people can actually explain why they need them. Here are the facts and what you need to consider.

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Artificial bay tree in rural garden setting

UV resistance explained

Read about UV protection & why it matters.

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Person building an artificial hedge

How to build an artificial hedge

Natural hedging can be tricky to maintain with regular maintenance needed. Instead, there’s the option to build your own hedging using the magic of faux to get the look without the hassle. 🌿 

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How to repair artificial plants with damaged pots

From an environmental point of view, rather than putting your new plant straight into the bin, we’d much rather try to repair it so that it's as good as new. Watch our video or read our instructions to see how...

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Artificial hanging basket on patio

How to make an artificial hanging basket

Forest about thirsty baskets and endless pruning, we've put together an easy guide to making your own artificial hanging basket in just a few simple steps. Check out our video guide and tips.

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Artificial alluring allium window box on window ledge

How to make an artificial window box

We’re not big on constant watering, pruning and the rest, so we’ve put together a quick video to show you how to make an artificial window box using faux flowers.

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How to make a living wall

Living walls have boomed in popularity in recent years. You can create the same look with no maintenance, no mess and year-round style with our video guide.

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