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At long last July!

Hemerocallis Crimson Pirate

“A lovely garden attracts the eye, Admired and envied by passers-by. There are Achillea, Phlox and Lobelia, Clematis, Jasmine and Abelia, Echinacea, Osmanthus, Miscanthus, Campanula and Dianthus. A tired gardener may think, from his patio seat: “Well worth the toil to give the soul a treat.” Consider the gift Mother Nature has given; Such beauty, yearly, the passion has driven.” Welcome to the first,  well overdue update for July. Life at the nursery is never dull and we are always busy preparing and bringing out new stock which at the moment is looking particularly good. We have baskets, perennials, vegetables and still some bedding plants. Perennials Tall, bursting with root …

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More potting

osteospermum

Whilst Mani and Mick are busy promoting the nursery at the Newark Garden Show (pop by and say hello if you are in the area), Ian and Dani are busy potting up the last of the bedding….. Summer Bedding Plants It won’t be too long before hanging baskets will be ready for the season. However, should you be making your own baskets, we’ve got a whole selection of plants that are ready, looking fresh and well rooted. Surfinia, Fuschia, Nepeta, Verbena, Lobelia, Diascia, Nemesia, Bacopa, Bidens, San Vitalia, Calibrachoa … all looking strong and happy! Bedding packs are all out for sale @ £2.50 each and coming on nicely. Geraniums, Marigolds, Dahlias, Ageratum, Alyssum, Lobelia, …

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Good start to the season

Veg is out, bedding is on it’s way and perennials are looking great. The vast selection of summer bedding is now potted up and growing on nicely. Should the kind weather continue the first varieties will be on sale within the next few weeks. Lewisias have over wintered fantastically, at £2.00 each you couldn’t find a better bargain. Hardy Fuchsias are now available at £1.50 a pot and looking mighty fine. On a side note, the blueberries and red currants are full  of bloom and should perform really well this year. Mick says First of my veg is out. Many more varieties to follow shortly. It’s time to plant, prepare …

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