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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January Plant of the Month
Hamamelis (Witch Hazel)

Hamamelis (Witch Hazel)

January can be a long, dark and cold month with seemingly little going on in the garden. However, to think like this would be wrong, for there is a group of shrubs that bring vibrancy like no others...

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Tips from our Nursery Team

Jobs for January

Jobs for January

Spray fruit trees and bushes with a winter wash. Choose a calm day to do so.Make sure that your greenhouse heating is working.Prune apple and pear trees.After strong winds, check and if required,...

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Care & Cultivation Guides

Poinsettia

Poinsettia

The symbol of Christmas  If the bright red berries of holly and the evergreen foliage of ivy are the symbols of Christmas outdoors, then the poinsettia with its large...

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