Care & Cultivation Guides

Cultivation & Care Information

Here we have provided useful information to assist you in making suitable choices and caring for your products.

Cineraria

Cineraria

DESCRIPTION: A very elegant house plant with masses of daisy-like flowers covering the heart-shaped leaves. The colour range is blue, Cherry red, lilac, lilac with eye, white, sky blue and pink with eye. WATERING: Water thoroughly, keep soil evenly moist to...

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Begonia elatior

Begonia elatior

POSITION:  Good bright position out of direct sunlight with good air circulation. TEMPERATURE: About 21c (70f). The plant will collapse if it becomes too hot. WATER: Water 2-3 times a week if the temperature is high. Do not over water in cooler...

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Roses

Roses

Roses bring style and elegance to any garden, be it large or small. There are climbing and rambling roses to cover walls, fences, arches and arbors, roses that grow meters upwards to flower in the canopies of trees, patio roses to grow in containers, ground-cover...

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Wisteria

Wisteria

Wisterias are woody deciduous climbers, which are native to the eastern states of North America, China and Japan. They are cultivated for their showy, pea-like fragrant flowers, which are borne in pendant racemes in spring and summer. The flowers are occasionally...

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Camellias

Camellias

Camellias have attractive glossy green foliage and exotic flowers and are among the elite of evergreen shrubs. In northern England they’ll flower during late winter and early spring when grown outside or several weeks earlier, depending on the cultivar, when grown in...

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Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons

A large and spectacular group of shrubs which flower mainly from April until June.  The growth and leaf size vary enormously from dwarf, alpine types to large tree forms and because of this diversity there is a rhododendron or azalea for most gardens. The more...

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Tips from our Nursery Team

Jobs for July

Jobs for July

Greenhouses should be well ventilated and shaded at this time of year to prevent overheating or scorching the plants inside. Pick your courgettes before they become marrows! Don't forget...

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Gardening & Plant Fact Sheets

Shrubs for Exposed Sites

NAME DESCRIPTION HEIGHTCotoneasterDeciduous, evergreen, low growing variety.10cm+ElaeagnusEvergreen, attractive variegated and green leaves. 2-4m+ EscalloniaEvergreen, flowers in...

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August Plant of the Month
Clematis

Clematis

Clematis are indispensable climbing plants that come in multiple varieties, are very versatile and are wide-ranging in colour and flower shapes. Typically they flower from early spring until autumn....

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