Summer Discount to our Nursery Visitors: Throughout August we are offering a 15% discount on all our plants to customers that visit our nursery in person, this offer excludes dry goods. We are open Tuesdays to Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm, closed Sundays and Mondays, hope to see you soon.

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Attract Wildlife with a Balcony Water Feature

Attract Wildlife with A Balcony Water Feature Fresh water, unless it has become polluted, will nearly always attract wildlife of some kind.  There are many different containers that will hold water and therefore suitable to use as a water feature on your balcony. whether you are on the first floor or the top floor, you […]

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Pond Plants that complement each other

Pond Plants that complement each other I used to exhibit at a lot of garden shows, one such show being the RHS Hampton Court Palace Show.   Setting up and creating our feature gardens was a mammoth task. This is sadly why after 14 show gardens over 16 years, I finally decided to stop.  Our last […]

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Pond and Water Plants in Colour

Pond and Water Plants in Colour   There are hundreds of thousands of plants from all corners of the world that grow in still and running water.  Unfortunately, the majority of these are too invasive or simply not interesting enough (unless you’re a botanist), to grow in man-made water gardens and ponds.   Fortunately, commercially produced […]

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Ranunculus (water-Buttercups)

  Ranunculus (Water-Buttercups) There are about 600 different wild species of Ranunculus (Latin name Ranunculaceae) and they can be found growing in a vast range of different locations, ranging from submerged water plants to woodlands and mountain scree. Over the years many of these species have been crossed and hybridized providing the garden industry with […]

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Myasotis Palustris

  Myasotis Palustris (Water Forget-Me-Not) Myasotis are one of the most versatile, frost hardy marginal plants used in water gardening.  They will happily grow in still and running water so are very adaptable to living in bogs, and the edge of rivers, streams, ponds and pretty much anywhere that is permanently wet.  Growing to a […]

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Plants For Covering Exposed Pond Liner

A question I frequently get asked is ‘ What plants do I need to cover my exposed pond liner’ ?.  My advice and answer is, to dig your pond first and trim your exposed pond liner after you have filled it with water. Doing it this way, will ensure less of the liner will be exposed, & that you […]

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