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17th January 2015 ....
One of our favourite plants at the moment is Hellebore Walberton's Rosemary. It has masses of rosy pink, outward facing flowers that age darker pink. Hardy and perennial, this beautiful plant flowers prolifically from December through to March.
Our large range of potted early spring bulbs will provide superb displays for your garden, in containers and borders. Dainty crocuses, delightful dwarf daffodils, sweet smelling hyacinths, fragrant blue irises, bright, elegant tulips....the choice is yours. Planted in the garden they will continue to flower for years to come, bringing welcome colour from late winter into spring.
24th January 2015 ....
Create modern, tasteful displays with our exciting range of hardy tub and basket plants.The collection includes grasses, azaleas, camellias, conifers, heathers, ivies and much more. These plants provide colour and texture, lasting for years in the garden. Great value at £2.99 each or buy 4 for £10.00
Spring onion sets and shallots - 8 varieties of onion and 5 varieties of shallot are available. Try Red Baron, a very dark coloured, stronger flavoured, flattish-round onion with rings right to the centre. Best planted late spring and excellent for salads. Red Sun is a mild shallot, round in shape, said to be the best of the red shallots. Recognised for its good storage characteristics and is perfect for salads.
31st January 2015 ....
Sarcococca, also known as 'Sweet Box', has fantastically fragrant winter flowers. At the moment our plants are full of buds, just about to open. Two varieties are available, Sarcococca Confusa and Sarcococca 'Winter Gem'. Evergreen, perfect for shady areas, filling your garden with a heady, sweet scent.
This season we are pleased to have 55 varieties of first and second earlies, maincrop and salad seed potatoes. First early potatoes are usually planted from March to April. Buy now while the best choice of varieties is available. Place in a shallow tray or egg box to chit for several weeks before planting; keep in a cool, light, frost free place. Our picture shows organic Colleen, high yielding, good for boiling, baking and chips, with yellow skin and creamy yellow flesh. Above average yield with good disease resistance.
7th February 2015 ....
Summer flowering bulbs are brilliant for underplanting shrubs and trees; they also complement alpines, heathers and planted containers. Brighten up your summer garden with begonias, dahlias, lilies, gladioli, take your pick from our extensive display. New stock includes giant dahlia 'Lady Darlene' and zantedeschia (calla Lily) 'Purple Haze', and we would love you to grow gladiolus 'Roma'!