Category Archives: Monthly Gardening

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 […]

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 […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas – November

1. November Species. Our species of the month has to be the thorny Pyracantha. This evergreen hedging plant is a dense and spiny so it is ideal as an intruder deterrent. This variety is also chosen for its profuse, long lasting red berries in Autumn and we also love it for its highly scented creamy flowers […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas- October

1. October Species Our species of the month is the native species Taxus Bacatta, also known as Yew. English Yew Hedge (Taxus baccata) is the classic British conifer hedge plant, called the King of Hedges. Yew is a dense, dark, evergreen species with bright green spring growth and autumnal red fruits which are much sought after […]

Instantly Impressive Ideas- September

Top 5 Monthly Instantly Impressive Ideas

1. September Species Our species of the month is the Berberis Hedging plant. The Berberis family is home to a variation of colour and uses, making it an ideal plant for every gardeners needs. 3. Garden Design Stuck in a Summer slump? We’re loving purple Autumnal shades at the minute, purple tones give your garden […]