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Christmas Market 2018

Christmas Market 2018
Join us for some festive shopping, eating and fun at this year's Christmas Market. We will have an assortment of local arts, crafts and health products available to purchase on the day, along with some festive food and mulled wine to keep you warm! We will also have our Christmas trees, wreaths and festive plants on sale along with a Plant Centre Stall where the staff will make and sell their h

October – Crab Apples

October – Crab Apples
Crab Apples (Malus) can have a multitude of uses in the garden. Many people enjoy a crab apple tree for their pretty white or pink blossom in spring and the colourful fruit in the Autumn and Winter. As a small growing tree, generally no more than 5m in height, it is perfect for any size garden. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ is an excellent pollinator for fruiting apples as it’s long flowering per

Vegan Garden Festival

Vegan Garden Festival
Join us on Saturday 15th September for the first ever Vegan Garden Festival at The Plant Centre. Hosted by award-winning landscape designer, Cleve West, you will be treated to gardening talks and advice, Q&A’s

BULBS BULBS BULBS!

BULBS BULBS BULBS!
Our spring bulbs are now in stock ready for Autumn planting. From common daffodils to rare tulips, we have a huge range to suit all requirements!

September – Anemones

September – Anemones
Late flowering Anemones are a fantastic way to introduce colour into the garden late in the season. Their cheery blooms will last from late August until October. All Japanese anemones appreciate a spot in sun or partial shade, they will even flower in light shade but may need some support to stop them from collapsing. A nice rich soil will help them to thrive so add plenty of organic matter

August – Late flowering Clematis

August – Late flowering Clematis
Late flowering Clematis varieties offer an abundance of smaller flowers in summer and early autumn and very easy maintenance C. viticella Etoile Violette has rich purple flowers on the current seasons growth and is perfect to add a splash of jewel colour in the garden. As a pruning group 3 Clematis, all the maintenance required is a prune to 30cm in February and occasional tying into

July – Agapanthus Navy Blue

July – Agapanthus Navy Blue
In July there is nothing better for reminding us of past holidays than the ever-popular Agapanthus. Navy blue flowers are held on long straight stems to 70cm above strappy green leaves Navy Blue offers a great starting point for those nervous about the hardiness of Agapanthus as these deciduous plants are much easier to keep over winter than the large flowered evergreen Agapanthus africanus va

June – Astrantia major Ruby Star

June – Astrantia major Ruby Star
Astrantia are one of the harder working perennials in the garden and will often flower from June through to September; a perfect addition to herbaceous or mixed borders. Ruby Star has rich pink flowers opening from red-pink buds, which stand at 50cm, above their purple blushed foliage. Other varieties to look for are Astrantia major ‘Buckland’ that has soft pink flowers on stem

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