23rd November - Jobs for the weekend.

November 23, 2017 Matthew Wood

Jobs for the weekend. Autumn is a busy time in the garden, lot’s of clearing and tidying and preparing the garden for the winter. As well as carrying on collecting leaves and cutting back perennials (As Explained Here), here’s a few other jobs to be getting on with in the garden. Cutting Back Roses: Hybrid Tea and Floribunda Roses are fantastic plants, they’re fully hardy, floriferous and can improve any garden! But they do have a tendency of becoming quite tall in a season, this can become a problem through what is known as ‘Wind Rock’. This is essentially when...

9th November 2017 - Jobs for the weekend

November 09, 2017 Matthew Wood

With Gardeners World finished for the year and a long gloomy winter ahead of us, I thought it would help to give people some encouragement to get out in the garden where possible, to benefit from the fresh air and enjoyment that only a garden can provide. So here’s a list of jobs for the weekend.

We're really not good at Blogging!

June 22, 2017 Matthew Wood

We're fantastically bad at this blogging thing, having not posted one since April 2016! However, here is our latest news update.  RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017 Ever since he heard about the new RHS Flower Show at Chatsworth House in February 2016, Matt has had it in the back of his mind constantly! With the brief that they wanted unusual exhibits, exhibits that have height, quirky exhibits, some of the most strange and bizarre ideas have flown through Matt's mind! Floating plants suspended from a steel girder frame with potted plants up the legs and plants slowly rotating sounds weird...

Blogging, We're Blogging!

April 28, 2016 Matthew Wood

Dear Customers. We hope you are all well and we are very pleased to see you have found your way to our website.  We intend to try and frequently post blogs here for you to enjoy, giving details about upcoming events or exciting times happening at the nursery.  For instance on the 17th April we were at the Arley Hall Spring Plant Fair with a large selection of our little plants. Although the weather outside was wonderfully bright and sunny we did find ourselves shivering a bit inside the Cruck barn where the temperature barely seemed to make it above...