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Sedum: The Living Roof

December 4, 2018 · · Uncategorized · 0 Comments

At Frost’s we specialise in specimen trees & shrubs, although every now and then take on a different kind of order. We recently delivered 5 tonnes of sedum in order to create a living roof for a client in Beeston, Nottingham. Sedum are succulent plants which require less water than normal plants, and as such can.

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UPDATE: Root Ball & Bare Root Plants

November 3, 2018 · · Uncategorized · 2 Comments

Long, warm summers are to be celebrated – but they don’t come without certain consequences. Normally at this time of year we would be starting to sell bare root and root ball plants, but unfortunately the conditions simply haven’t been appropriate. As it’s finally getting colder, we can confirm that they will be available in.

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Organic Green Compost

November 3, 2018 · · Uncategorized · 0 Comments

Organic Green Compost is an alternative to ordinary compost. It is composed of recycled green material such as plants, leaves and other natural matter. Deciding on what compost is right for you can be a tricky task, but we’ve outlined for you some of the benefits of going green:   Green compost contains plenty of.

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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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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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