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
Its the time of year when things start slowing down after the rush of the bare-root season kicks off in November, hence I’ve been somewhat quiet over the last month, but this year is not giving us a minute. We are still so very busy on the nursery and we not only are booked up until Christmas week, planting and delivering trees and hedging we have bookings for January through to March next year keep us busy right into the New Year which after the weather ups and downs of the year is a great way to finish off the year.
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