Care & Cultivation

Care & Cultivation Fact Sheets
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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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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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October 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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Tips from our Nursery Team

Jobs for October

Jobs for October

· Collect the fallen leaves from your roses. This way you won't carry diseases over to next year. · This is the best time of year to move shrubs and conifers that are in the wrong place or have...

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Care & Cultivation Guides

Japanese Maples

Japanese Maples

Known for their graceful habit, often with attractive coloured foliage, and many with finely textured leaves, Japanese maples come into their own in autumn when their foliage turns stunning shades...

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