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Instantly Impressive Ideas – June

Top 5 Monthly Instantly Impressive Ideas

1. June Species Our species of the month is grass! Not only the one grass but all from our amazing grasses range. Ornamental grass plants are a versatile addition to the gardenscape offering diverse colours, shapes and textures. Used traditionally along pathways and in borders, grasses have seen a resurgence in popularity, featuring extensively in modern […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas- May

Top 5 Instantly Impressive Ideas

1. May Species Our species of the month is Ivy (Hedera Helix) which is most popularly used in our Living Screens. Hedera helix ‘Hibernica’, alternatively known as Atlantic or Irish Ivy, has a dark green, glossy leaf with defined lighter veining and a paler underside when mature. However, the new growth and flowering shoots are […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas – April

Top 5 Instantly Impressive Ideas

1. April Species Our hedging species for this month is no other than the versatile Box (Buxus Sempervirens). Buxus sempervirens, also known as ‘Boxwood’ is a native, shade tolerant plant that is suitable for most soil types and sites other than wet or windy sites. It is a versatile, classic hedge favoured by many people for […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas- March

Top 5 Instantly Impressive Ideas

  1. March Species Our hedging species of the month is Photinia Red Robin. The Photinia Red robin hedge plant (Photinia x fraseri) is a marvellous alternative choice for an evergreen hedge because of its brilliant red glossy young leaves, which give a spectacular display in spring and summer before maturing to dark green. It […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas- February

Top 5 Instantly Impressive Ideas

1. February Species Our plant of the month is evergreen shrub Choisya Ternata ‘Sundance’ also known as Golden Mexican Orange Blossom. This brightly coloured shrubs is the same in all respects as the green version (Mexican Orangle Blossom) but with bright yellow foliage, is fantastic for bringing some metaphorical sunshine into your planting scheme!  An evergreen […]

All About Dogwood Hedging

Looking for an eye-catching, intensely coloured garden hedge? Look no further than the brilliant Dogwood. Recognised by the RHS by receiving the prestigious award of Garden Merit, Dogwood’s dazzling appearance is a popular choice for show gardens, garden designs, parks and along watersides and paths. Used for its ornamental value, Dogwood has the ability to […]

Delivery dates over Christmas & New Year

The winter holidays are finally approaching and we hope you are all getting into the festive spirit! Below are our opening times and delivery dates around Christmas and New Year Remember that you can still place orders on our website and if you would like to speak to anyone regarding deliveries, please ring the team on 01257 […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas – December Gardening Advice

1. December Species Our species of the month is our most popular selling evergreen species Cherry Laurel . Cherry Laurel is part of the Laurel family and it is a lovely evergreen plant that is perfect for hedging due to it’s big and dense leaves. Cherry Laurel produces modest white flowers in spring and red berries […]