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Are Olive Trees Poisonous to Dogs?

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Dogs may be man’s best friend, but certain plants don’t get along too well with our canine companions. For whatever reason, some well-known plants (like yews, mistletoe, English ivy and castor oil plants) can cause them serious harm. If dogs ingest even a little of one of these harmful plants, the consequences to their health […]

How much sun do olive trees need?

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How Much Sun Do Olive Trees Need? It’s no secret that olive trees love the sun. But, did you know that in order to trigger the flowering and fruiting process olive trees need a few months of cold weather? In this guide we’re looking at exactly how much sun (and other climes) your olive tree […]

Do Olive Trees Flower?

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Do Olive Trees Flower? Olive tree flowers are small and white. Some of the flowers will be capable of producing fruit, whereas others are just pollen-producing. Olive trees won’t necessarily bloom every year. Despite being most associated with Italy, Spain and Greece, olive trees can thrive and flower in the UK – even as far […]

Which Plants Go With Olive Trees?

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Just got your first olive tree? Congratulations. But now it’s happily sunning itself in your garden, you might be wondering what to plant nearby to keep it company. We’re here to help with this handy guide, offering recommendations for complementary plants that’ll keep your olive happy. Let’s get started. Planting directly around the tree If […]

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