We have an excellent choice of evergreens to brighten up the garden this sping plus 4 different colour dogwoods which includes Cornus 'Midwinter Fire'

 Evergreen azaleas, dwarf rhododendrons,weeping mulberries, hardy apricots, buddleias, lavateras, camellias( well budded), strawberries, fruit and ornamental trees including the weeping variegated  leaved double flowering cherry 'Frilly Frock' and  the  snake bark maple having the aptly name of 'Viper', yellow and purple-black flowering magnolias and much more.

TRAILING VIOLAS and PANSIES

Perfect for adding a cascade of colour from your hanging baskets, window boxes or containers.

Flower for most of the year.

.....sell very fast every week......

.....ALL YEAR FLOWERING PANSIES and VIOLAS  just coming in to flower .....

HAGANTA PLUM TREES

It is not surprising that Haganta‘ is one of the "big sellers" among the plum varieties. Due to its impressive size and its distinctive sweet flavour it guarantees pure pleasure. And it has'nt any stones in the centre.

SELF FERTILE APPLE TREES

Have you a small garden then we have one of the best tasting apples 'Scrumptious' and its thin skinned. Image below.

In our new stock of English grown fruit trees we have espaliers, family pear and family apple trees with 3 varieties on each tree. Victoria plums on the dwarfing VVA1 root stock plus cherries, mirabelles, gages, damsons, pears etc.

APRIL SHRUB OF THE MONTH

HEBE 'Heartbreaker'

Decorative foliage of green and white turning pink and purple in autumn/winter. As an added bonus it produces pink blossoms. Compact rounded growth. This is a real garden gem.

After browsing  the garden centre why not enjoy some refreshments from the well recommended coffee shop.

 ..The house plant area includes lots of new flowering and foliage plants, glass planted bowls {on offer} and we always have a superb range of cacti..

HARDY CAMELLIA 'RL Wheeler'

This cultivar  is very popular and has won many awards. It is fast-growing for a camellia and very hardy  semi-double to anemone form blooms of rose pink with occasional white variegated petals in late winter/spring.

....we have a comprehensive range of English grown fruit trees  for planting while this spring....plums, cherries, damsons,gages, mirabelles, pears,apples etc

FRUIT BUSHES

 our quality stock  includes raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, gooseberries, jostaberries, loganberries, tayberries, cranberries, blueberries etc.

Below is an image of the raspberry
‘Ruby Beauty’
The worlds first patio raspberry. Only 3ft The thornless stems require no support.
Excellent also for containers.
£8-99

 

SCENTED EVERGREEN HONEYSUCKLES

including lonicera darts world, halliana, copper beauty {pictured below}, repens and many more. Fast growing, long flowering and many will flourish in any aspect.

 

   .......HEATHERS {new spring stock} for all year colour - looking superb......

HEUCHERA COLLECTION

hardy low growing evergreen plants providing colourful foliage all year. Summer flowering. Adaptable to sun or shade and SLUGPROOF. We have many of the varieties in this image. Look out for the new varieties 'Catching Fire' and 'Hopscotch'.

                                     

     

         APRIL TREE OF THE MONTH

                Acer Davidii 'Viper'

This is a beautiful snake barked maple tree. It boasts lovely purple/blue new bark, which matures to an olive green; all the while decorated with silvery white lines that snake upwards toward the branches. Superb deep red Autumn leaf colour.

 

 

 ORNAMENTAL TREES 

Trees  planted now  will establish well during the spring , and we have a great range with even more varieties arrived this month

(click on tree variety to view image)
excellent choice  including weeping PURPLE BEECH and weeping  DOUBLE PINK  FLOWERING CHERRY, a disease resistant snake bark maple ACER DAVIDII 'Viper' {the bark on our stock must be seen}, BETULA 'Snow Queen' with its pure white peeling bark perfect for the smaller garden and the rose pink berried SORBUS 'Eastern Promise'.

  

 Experienced horticulturalists Philip and Edwina are usually on hand to give guidance on choice of plants if required . If you want quality plants at the right price please give us a try....  we feel sure you will not be disappointed, and why not give our coffee shop a visit with its all new menu this year. The full English breakfast is great value from £3-95 which includes a free tea or coffee and refill, and is served from 8.30, except Sunday when  we open at  10.00.

During this busy time of year we are open until 5.30pm every day except Sundays.