Care & Cultivation

Care & Cultivation Fact Sheets
Please enjoy our fact sheets below. If you have any other questions regarding Care & Cultivation, please email or telephone us on 01423 506450
Planting Raspberry Canes

Planting Raspberry Canes

Canes should be planted 50-60cm apart with 120-150cm between the rows. Canes for planting are usually available from November to March. If the soil is too wet to plant immediately the canes should be “heeled-in” until conditions improve. They should be planted firmly...

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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 as Charlotte, Pentland Javelin and Duke of York are amongst the...

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September Plant of the Month
Japanese Anemone

Japanese Anemone

Few plants can upstage the Japanese anemone when it comes to autumn elegance. Flowering from August until late October their flowers, range in colour from white to dark pink and almost every shade...

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Tips from our Nursery Team

Jobs for September

Jobs for September

Plant spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils, tulips, crocus, bluebells etc.Continue the colour by replacing summer bedding with autumn flowering plants and spring bulbs.The days may be getting...

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Care & Cultivation Guides

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...

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