Neonicotinoids – what are they and do you use them?

By |2018-03-05T11:27:45+00:00March 4th, 2018|

Neonicotinoids (neonics) are mostly commonly used in farming where they are applied as seed coatings for crops such as oilseed rape. Many studies have linked these chemicals to the decline in our pollinator population. In horticulture neonics can be found in pesticides and insecticides that are used to keep the plants free from attack and disease. [...]

What is your favorite plant?

By |2018-03-05T11:27:45+00:00February 9th, 2018|

Being passionate about plants that’s the hardest question for us to answer. Lets break it down into three sections; plants, herbs and cut flowers. John says Achillea millefolium Summer Wine is just divine. Any achillea will work hard in the garden, the deep wine colour of this variety will pop in any garden. Origanum Country Cream [...]

How can I stop pests in my garden without chemicals

By |2018-03-05T11:27:45+00:00February 9th, 2018|

In all cases no matter the pest there is way to deal with the problem and not reach for the chemicals. With most pests you can introduce a biological control, in other words adding something to feed on the pest that will not have an adverse effect on the garden. Every year we buy ladybirds for [...]

Should I feed plants?

By |2018-03-05T11:27:46+00:00February 9th, 2018|

Yes, all plants will thank you for a feed even if it just a yearly mulch. Depending on the plants will depend on the feed they will need. Try to only use an organic feed such as liquid seaweed or alpaca fertiliser which is what we use at the nursery. Plant feed is available via the [...]

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