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Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, we have had to change the way we serve our customers. See our news update for more details.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

We are now open for both trade and retail customers.

We are however limiting the number of people we permit onto the yard at any one time.

Please pay us a visit and wait at the gate in your vehicle if the gate is closed.  We will open the gate to you as soon as there is room on the yard.

Per government mandate,  a face mask is required to enter the shop.

We are still offering a full delivery service.

We are currently closed on Saturdays until further notice.

Thank you for your continued understanding during this difficult time.

Sublime September

My, how the year flies by. The Autumn is fast approaching and preparations are in full swing at our base in Findern, Derby. The planting season is upon us and our stocks of plants are reaching full capacity. By the end of the month we will have our new range of Italian stock, with hardy specimens to enhance your garden. Photos will be available on our website and Facebook page from early October.

Ideal trees for the small garden, producing clusters of apple blossom flowers in Spring followed by colourful fruits in late Summer-Autumn and lasting throughout most of Winter.

Shrubs with Autumn interest keep the garden alive during those dull days. Why not try Callicarpa Profusion (purple berries) or Nandina domestica with colourful evergreen foliage and occasionally clusters of small white flowers followed by red berries.

August Colour

Fuchsia (hardy)
No other shrub gives more colour and satisfaction than the Hardy Fuchsia. Masses of pendulous earing type flowers July through to October. Prefers a sunny position, but will tolerate semi-shade. Average height to 1.5m. Prune hard every March to encourage strong new flowering shoots. Megalanica and Ricartonii are the hardiest.

Hybiscus (Tree Hollyhock)
This upright, deciduous shrub is late to leaf up in Spring, but it rewards you with a fantastic show of blooms in August and September. Many different colours available. Height around 1.5m. Requires full sun and fertile soil.
A sheltered spot in the North is recommended.

Ever popular favourite. Producing beautiful and scented blooms throughout Summer.