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Plant Associations – Poppies

Wonderful Blousy Poppies   Papaver Oriental Poppies are a real hit of blousy extravagance for the early season, but need careful placement to work in the garden. They have an unusual seasonal growth pattern, starting into leafy growth in late Summer. They go all winter as a leafy mound which then throws the [...]

By |2017-02-19T15:13:26+00:00August 18th, 2014|Categories: Associations|0 Comments

Plant Associations – Nepeta

Pictures of Nepeta in garden situations and in association with other plants. You may also like  Nepeta and Salvia   ‘If you set it, the cats will eat it, If you sow it, the cats don’t know it.’ This old rhyme refers to the belief that cats will always go for a [...]

By |2017-02-19T15:13:10+00:00July 18th, 2014|Categories: Associations|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Wildlife Pictures

A random selection of photographs showing wildlife visiting our nursery and garden. Butteflies and Moths Bees... ..and Others

By |2015-09-04T09:27:43+00:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Wildlife|0 Comments

Plant Associations – Hosta

Hosta going rather well with other textures. You might also like to check out our range of Hostas organised by size Hostas Compared .

By |2017-07-27T12:18:28+00:00April 18th, 2014|Categories: Associations|0 Comments

What is a Perennial ?

What is a Perennial ?   Summed up in a single phrase, a perennial is a plant that lives and flowers for a number of years leaving behind no woody structure each season. Examples of perennials would be Campanulas, Delphiniums, Heleniums, Hellebores and Rudbeckias. So, if you plant perennials you can expect [...]

By |2017-03-27T18:49:55+00:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

When to Plant Perennials

When should you plant perennials ?  The simple answer to this is that you can plant them at any time of the year, however there are some times that are better and some times that may not work so well. Autumn The overriding rule is this - can the plant establish and is it going [...]

By |2017-03-27T18:50:19+00:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Plant Associations – Ferns

Follow the links to the right to find out more about ferns. Alternatively just scroll down the page to see lots of pictures to inspire you. Links Ferns for moisture Ferns for dry sites Ferns - Deciduous or Evergreen ? Ferns The [...]

By |2017-06-24T18:29:24+00:00March 18th, 2014|Categories: Associations|Tags: |0 Comments

Plant Associations – Euphorbia

The lovely limey greens of Euphorbia go so well with so many things.

By |2017-02-19T15:13:44+00:00March 18th, 2014|Categories: Associations|0 Comments

Plant Associations – Anthemis

See some plants that Anthemis goes well with.

By |2017-02-19T15:13:49+00:00January 18th, 2014|Categories: Associations|0 Comments