Plant of the Month – September

September 2, 2016 · · Uncategorized · 0 Comments

Ornamental Grasses Ornamental grasses offer colourful displays and are really easy to grow.  Drifts of tall varieties bow gracefully in the wind amid hummocks of smaller mound-forming types.  Great teamed with more traditional planting or alone for a more contemporary display in a low maintenance gravel garden.  

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Plant of the Month – August

August 3, 2016 · · Uncategorized · 0 Comments

Verbena bonariensis Verbena bonariensis is a tall branching perennial with clusters of small, purple flowers on erect stems in late summer.  Growing to a height of up to 2m, it looks great towards the back of a border and looks stunning teamed with Achillea, Geum or Salvia. Prefers moist but well-drained soil in full sun..

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London Beach Event 2016

July 20, 2016 · · Uncategorized · 0 Comments

We are very proud once again to be asked to supply plants to the UK’s largest urban beach event at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, organised by Mellors Group Events. This year the Rio themed event runs for 6 weeks and includes attractions such as a children’s paddling pool, funfair rides, two beach.

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Plant of the Month – July

July 11, 2016 · · Uncategorized · 0 Comments

Salvia nemorosa ‘East Friesland’ This is a compact and bushy perennial with narrow leaves and dense, erect spikes of deep purple/blue flowers with pink bracts during summer and autumn. It grows best in moist but well-drained soil with full sun. Remove flowers as they fade to prolong the flowering period.

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Plant of the Month – April

April 16, 2013 · · Uncategorized · 0 Comments

Forsythia x intermedia ‘Lynwood’   A vigorous, medium sized upright shrub with simple, narrowly ovate leaves. The rich yellow flowers are relatively large with broad petals and are borne profusely along the branches in early spring. Forsythia ‘Lynwood’ is best grown in moist, but well drained soil in sun or partial shade. It will grow.

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Ash Dieback Disease

November 30, 2012 · · News, Uncategorized · 0 Comments

ASH DIE BACK DISEASE (CHALARA FRAXINEA)     No doubt many people will have heard and seen stories and be concerned about the spread of Ash dieback caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea.   The disease causes loss of leaves, dieback of the crown of the tree and can lead to tree death.   Chalara fraxinea has.

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Mediterranean Stock – Special Offer!!!

September 13, 2012 · · Plant Centre · 0 Comments

We would like to announce our special offer of a wide range of exotic beach stock such as Chamerops excelsa, Laurus nobilis and Cordyline australis priced to clear! These plants are ex-rental plants from the Nottingham and Liverpool Beach Projects. The plants are all in really good condition and would make fantastic feature plants for.

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Plant of the Month – September

September 12, 2012 · · Plant Centre · 0 Comments

Lavandular intermedia ‘Grosso’ A wonderful, fully hardy evergreen shrub with grey green foliage and stems reaching 90cm. Suited to a sheltered position in full sun and in well drained soil. In late summer, highly aromatic, mid-blue flowers open in profusion. The flower spikes are magnets for bees and other nectar loving insects. Lavandular ‘Grosso’ is.

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Wind and rain won`t be affecting beach life…..

July 30, 2012 · · News · 0 Comments

WIND AND RAIN WON’T BE AFFECTING BEACH LIFE……. Local plant nursery D. W. Frost of Car Colston has again won the prestigious contract to supply the palm trees and exotic plants for this year’s Nottingham Beach which will be constructed in the Old Market Square in the centre of Nottingham by James Mellors (Amusements) Ltd..

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