Care & Cultivation Guides

Cultivation & Care Information

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

Hydrangea macrophylla

Hydrangea macrophylla

IN THE HOUSE: LIGHT: Bright light but not direct sun. TEMPERATURE: Keep cool. The cooler the plant is the longer the flowers will last. WATERING: Keep the compost moist but NOT TOO WET at all times. Do not allow to dry out. AFTER FLOWERING: Cut...

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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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Sweet Peas

Sweet Peas

Sweet peas are usually highly scented and rated for their beautiful flowers, which come in a wide range of colours. As annuals, they only live for a year. PLANTING: The recommended time for planting sweet peas is from mid-March onwards. Plant in an open sunny site,...

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Olive Trees

Olive Trees

Olea europa is a slow growing, evergreen tree and the only species in cultivation. Small, fragrant, white or cream flowers are produced during July and August, followed by fruits in September to October. The fruits are...

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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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Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees

BEFORE YOUR TREE COMES INTO THE HOUSE  To ensure your Christmas tree stays fresh and healthy throughout the festive period it will need water. First, find an appropriately sized stand that holds water. Your next step is to saw off the bottom...

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Gardening & Plant Fact Sheets

Planting Potatoes for Christmas Harvest

Planting Potatoes for Christmas Harvest

It is possible to plant and grow some varieties of seed potatoes in late July/August and harvest them, just in time to enjoy at Christmas. First and second early varieties such...

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May Plant of the Month
Fruit Trees

Fruit Trees

Fruit trees grown in the garden yield rewards throughout the year. Their flowers are often one of the first signs that spring has well and truly arrived, and the dark winter days are behind us. Many...

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