How many truck loads does it take to re-stock a nursery? Four truck loads of new plants arrived onto the nursery yesterday, yes four full artic loads of trees and plants. Not that the nursery was empty but to plug some of the gaps that were starting to show and add some new and interesting plant material to our current stock. It’s always really busy but exciting too unloading lorries, firstly all the guys not he nursery get into full throttle as they unload with a teleporter and a forklift carefully as each tree needs to be moved with care and attention so that it doesn’t Read More
Where is the time going! I’ve been keeping under the radar for a few weeks to recharge the batteries and have everything ready for the busy season ahead but we really did start the New Year at full throttle and the mild weather has meant that the gardens are all springing into life already.
As I walk through my own garden I see my snowdrops are all nodding their heads gracefully, we have daffodils and tulips planted along the lane on the lead up to the nursery and they are all ahead of schedule with the milder weather too. My garden greets me every day with the scent of my Read More
It’s hedging season and the volume of rootballed and bare-root hedging going out of the nursery is both incredible and a delight to see. We have a large range of hedging varieties and sizes to cater for all needs from rural options to city gardens and everything in between.
Out two most popular hedging options at this time of year are actually the most diverse; laurel hedging is fast growing, evergreen and dense, it is great for privacy and create a solid boundary quickly but does take up a reasonable amount of space, width wise and if you only have a small space, maybe in a front garden then it Read More