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Autumn/winter tips

Any top heavy shrubs and perennials can be reduced in height by about a third at this time of year to reduce the chance of damage by winter snows. Make sure newly planted trees and taller shrubs are well staked and tied to avoid damaging new roots.

If you have any Acers (Japanese Maples) the wispy growth can be trimmed back in early autumn. We do not advise cutting into the thicker stems.

Clematis and climbing plants can be trimmed back to tidy in autumn. The main pruning time for Clematis being late February (depending on group type).


Clematis Group 1

Winter flowers - Alpinas, Macropetala, Armandii varieties and all the Montanas - do not prune now you will be cutting of flowering wood.

Group 2

Large flowering type that flower before the end of June. These should be pruned back to a pair of good strong looking buds on each stem normally you should end up with a good network  of stems between 5 and 6 feet tall.
If you have a group 2 clematis that is thin and spindly cut the whole plant down to about 9”-12” as this with thicken the plant up.

Group 3

Plants that flower after the end of June. These include some of the larger flowering types - Tanquiticas, Viticellas, Texensis, all the herbaceous types. Cut the whole plant down to 12 inches don’t be afraid it will be back looking better than ever.
One other tip is always apply slug pellets around the plants after pruning (there are pet and wildlife friendly pellets available now). We have used them for some years now and are very effective.

If you are still unsure about pruning or what group your plants fall into just send and email or phone and I’ll try to help.

Happy Gardening

Adrian

abultilon flamenco

New Plants for this year.

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Abutilon “Flamenco” – A stunning new variety bred for its deep red flowers and hardness best grown against a wall or fence. Ht 6’, Sprd 5’. Any well drained soil south or west facing best.
[Protected by plant breeders rights propagation prohibited].     Price 6.00

abultilon tango

Abutilon “Tango” - A stunning new variety bred for it’s bright flame orange flowers and hardiness best grown against a south or west facing wall or fence. Ht 6’, Sprd 5’. Any well drained soil. [Protected by plant breeders rights propagation prohibited].    Price 6.00

abultilon waltz

Abutilon “Waltz” – A stunning new variety having bright yellow flowers best against a south or west facing wall or fence. Ht 6’, Sprd 5’. Any well drained soil [Protected by plant breeders rights propagation prohibited]
Price 6.00

abultilon violette

Abutilon “Violetta” – A beautiful wall shrub having deep violet blue saucer shaped flowers throughout summer. Ht up to 6’, Sprd 6’. Any well drained soil. Sunny sheltered wall best.
Price 6.00

actaea black negligee

Actaea “Black Negligee” - Very dark purple/black fern like leaves topped with scented white flowers in July/Sept. Ht 4’ Sprd 3’. Any moist soil. Prefers some shade.
Price 5.00

agapanthus windsor grey

Agapanthus “Windsor Grey” - Large heads of greyish flowers fading to greyish/pink from July to September. Ht 3’, Sprd 3’. Any reasonable well drained soil. Best in full sun.
Price 5.00

alcea halo white

Alcea “Halo White” - Hollyhocks. Very tall spires of clear white flowers with bright yellow centres in summer. ht up to 6’. Any reasonable soil. Sunny position best.
Price 5.00

alstroemeria little miss gina

Alstroemeria “Little Miss Gina” - A hardy compact form of this beautiful perennial having massese of rosy red flowers with yellow flecked maroon throats in summer. Ht 18”, Sprd 15”. Moist well drained soil in sun or light shade.   Price 6.00

alstroemeria little miss lucy

Alstroemeria “Little Miss Lucy” - A hardy compact form of this beautiful perennial having rosy pink flowers with lemon flecked maroon throats in summer. Ht 18”, Sprd 18”. Any moist well drained soil in sun or light shade.
Price 6.00

alstroemeria little miss sophie

Alstroemeria “Little Miss Sophie” - A hardy compact form of this beautiful perennial having masses of white flushed pink flowers with yellow flecked maroon throats in summer. Ht 50cm, Sprd 50cm. Moist well drained soil. Sun or part shade.   Price 6.00

amelanchier lamarckii

Amelanchier “Lamarckii” - Large deciduous shrub having coppery young foliage and masses of starry white flowers in early spring. Ht 12-15’, Sprd 6-7’. Any reasonable soil not good on chalk. Sun or part shade.
Price 5.00

amicia zygonmeris

Amicia Zygomeris - A medium sized shrub. Vigorous and erect in habit often herbaceous in nature. Yellow purple splashed flowers in late autumn. Requires well drained soil in a sheltered position.
Price 6.00

anemone hybrida lady gilmour

Anemone Hybrida “Lady gilmorei” - Large semi double pink flowers Aug-Oct over rather unusual crisped lettuce like foilage. Ht. 18”, Sprd 12”. Any reasonable soil not good on chalk. Sun or part shade.
Price 5.00

aquilegia winky mixed

Aquilegia “Winky” Mixed - Grannies bonnets. A range of colours of this popular beautiful flowering perennial. Flowers held high above a cluster of fine bluish green leaves in spring. Any aspect.
Price 4.00

aquilegia caerulea origami

Aquilegia Caerulea “Origami” - An excellent strain of grannies bonnets having a good mix of vibrant colours flowering in early summer. Ht 12”. Any reasonable soil. Any reasonable soil. Any aspect.   Price 4.00

astelia red devil

Astelia “Red Devil” – Silvery green spear like foliage tinged dark reddish purple. Ht 2’, Sprd 2’. Any well drained soil. Prefers some sun.   Price 6.00

aster amellus brilliant michaelmas Daisy

Aster Amellus “Brilliant” Michaelmas Daisy – Masses of bright pink flowers in late summer a must for the herbaeceous border. Ht 30”, Sprd 30”. Any reasonable garden soil. Best in part shade.   Price 5.00

aster amellus king george michaelma Daisy

Aster Amellus “King George” Michaelmas Daisy – Masses of branched violet blue flowers in late summer. Ht 24”, Sprd 18”. Any well drained garden soil. Best in full sun.   Price 5.00

aster island bahamas

Aster Island “Bahamas” – One of the new dwarf Michaelmas daisies rose pink flowers over upright foliage in summer/autumn. Ht 12”, Sprd 12”. Any reasonable soil. Prefers a sunny position. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].   Price 5.00

aster island barbados

Aster Island “Barbados” - One of the new dwarf Michaelmas daises having branched violet-blue flowers with yellow eyes from June to August or later. Ht 12”, Sprd 12”. Any well drained garden soil. Best in full sun. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

aster island samoa

Aster Island “Samoa” - Michaelmas Daisy. One of the new island series of dwarf habit. Blue/purple flowers over lush green foliage during summer/autumn. Ht 12”, Sprd 12”. Any reasonable soil. Prefers sunny position [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

aster island tonga

Aster Island “Tonga” - Michaelmas daisy. One of the new island series of dwarf Asters having dark pink foliage on upright green foliage during summer/autumn. Ht 12”, Sprd 12”. Any reasonable soil. Prefers sunny position. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

aster thompsonii nanus

Aster Thompsonii Nanus - A dwarf variety having masses of starry blue lilac flowers which are long lasting from late summer to autumn. Ht 18”, Sprd 12”. Any reasonable fertile soil. Prefers part shade.    Price 5.00

begonia bolivensis

Begonia Bolivensis - Long tappered lush foliage with delicate orange/red flowers from June/Nov. Ht 2’, Sprd 1’. Any well drained soil. Sun or shade. If soil is not dry lift the tuber and keep frost free replant in spring.    Price 5.00

bouvardia tenifolia

Bouvardia Ternifolia - Cluster of attractive vermillion trumpet shaped flowers from May to Oct. Ht 3’, Sprd 3’. any reasonable soil. Prefers some sun.    Price 6.00

calycabthus floridus

Calycanthus Floridus - Carolina all spice. A dense bushy medium sized shrub having dark glossy green leaves. Flowers are brownish red over a long period in summer. Ht 6’, Sprd 5’. Any reasonable soil. Sun or part shade.   Price 6.00

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Campanula Persifolia “Wortham Belle” - A beautiful Campanula having light blue double flowers in June/July. Good strong upright growth. ht 2-3’, Sprd 2’. Any reasonable soil. Sun or shade.    Price 5.00

cestrium cretan purple

Cestrium “Cretan Purple” - An attractive shrub having clusters of purple tubular flowers in summer over mid green lanceolate leaves. Ht 4-5’, Sprd 3’. Any well drained soil. Requires the shelter of a wall.
Price 5.00

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Chaenomeles “Speciosa Moerloosii” - Delicate pink and white flowers interspersed on bare branches in early late winter/early spring followed by fruits in autumn. Ht 6’, Sprd 6’. Any reasonable soil. Any aspect.     Price 5.00

choisya ternata white dazzler

Choisya Ternata “White Dazzler” - An evergreen shrub having aromatic dark green shiny leaves and being covered in spring by masses of scented starry white flowers. Forms a dense compact shrub and can be container grown. Ht 3’, Sprd 3’. Any reasonable well drained soil. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].   Price 5.00

chrysanthemum action bronze

Chrysanthemum “Action Bronze” - Excellent plant for either in the border or in containers. Masses of orangey bronze flowers in late summer and autumn. Ht 2-3’, Sprd 2-3’. Any reasonable soil. Best in sun. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

chrysanthemum action yellow

Chrysanthemum “Action Yellow” - Excellent plants for either the border or containers. Masses of red flowers in late summer and autumn. ht 2-3’, Sprd 2-3’. Any reasonable soil. Best in sun. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

chrysanthemum chorus

Chrysanthemum “Chorus” - Excellent showy plants for the border or containers. Masses of red flowers in late summer and autumn. Ht 2-3’, Sprd 2-3’. Any reasonable soil. best in sun. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

chrysanthemum gala burgundy

Chrysanthemum “Gala Burgundy” - Excellent showy plants for either the border or containers, Masses of burgundy flowers in summer and autumn. Ht 2-3’, Sprd 2-3’. Any reasonable soil. best in sun. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

chrysanthemum moulin rouge

Chrysanthemum “Moulin Rouge” - Excellent showy plants for either the border or containers. Masses of rich deep maroon flowers in late summer and autumn. Ht 2-3’, Sprd 2-3’. Any reasonable soil. Best in sun.    Price 5.00

cistus little miss sunshine

Cistus “Little Miss Sunshine” - Small evergreen shrub having very attractive golden variegations to it’s foliage. Masses of papery white flowers in summer. Ht 3’, Sprd 3’. Any well drained soil. Sunny position. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

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Coreopsis “Limerock Dream” - Masses of apricot pink star shape flowers in summer. Ht 18”, Sprd 18”. Any well drained garden soil. Sun or light shade. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

coreopsis limerock ruby

Coreopsis “Limerock Ruby” - Deep dusky tomato red daisy like flowers June-Sept. Ht 18”, Sprd 18”. Any well drained garden soil. Sun or light shade. [Protected variety propagation prohibited].    Price 5.00

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