We have all heard that these charming creatures are in decline but a new report reveals that Britain has lost half its hedgehogs in less than two decades. Hedgehogs are renowned as a gardener’s friend, as they eat snails, slugs
A vase of fresh flowers straight from the garden can instantly make a house feel more like a home and growing cut flowers yourself is easy if you choose the right plants and will save you £££ at the florist.
This year we are supporting BBOWT, one of our chosen charities, at Countryfile Live. We have been asked to provide pollinator friendly plants including Heleniums, French marigolds (Tagetes) various herbs inc Fennel, several varieties of mint, Hyssop, Thyme and other plants.
As i’m sure many of you are already aware the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has returned for another year, undoubtedly one of the highlights of the gardener’s calendar year. Many of our customers regularly attend the annual event which draws visitors
This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, a designer who changed the national landscape and created a style which has shaped people’s picture of the quintessential English countryside. As the first ever celebration of
Often overlooked as being purely for culinary purposes, most herbs are a pleasure to behold with many having beautiful delicate flowers in season, and with scents that bring magic to a garden throughout the year. Some varieties are even used
Although we have now launched our first newsletter of 2016 there’s still a lot left for us to get ready including our website and we hope to open up the Nursery again in April. If you are interested in getting
As well as our fantastic new newsletter we’ve launched a new Busy Baskets Facebook page so be sure to give us a like for the latest news and offers from the team! Unfortunately we did not inherit Susie’s old page so welcome
Did you know 2016 is the year of the Cosmos? Fleuroselect, the international organisation for the ornamental plants industry, has chosen 2016 as the Year of the Cosmos, and rightly so! This amazing half-hardy annual produces flowers in abundance atop the
Easter sunshine! Quick, get outside! But we do have a lovely summerhouse with a new coffee machine for you to shelter in should the weather change, a dedicated pelargonium house and of course the main polyhouse is full of sunny flowers. Come and visit today 10 to 5. ...
SPRING OPENING. Tomorrow 10am.
The benches are brimming over with a multitude of old favourites and some exciting new varieties - mixed colours and singles to suit your colour schemes and brighten up your gardens for 2018.
We have built a lovely summerhouse (to shelter from the rain) complete with new coffee machine so you'll be warming up with frothy cappuccinos, espressos, hot chocolate and tea....we might even have biscuits...or even cake if you're very lucky and nice to us!
It might be cold and wet this easter but pop in and say hi, get planning your summer garden and cuddle a baby plant or two!