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28 Jun

Settling Down

Settling down article

The sounds of wild garden birds Mike Stentiford, MBE, is Jersey’s best-known ornithologist and has a depth of knowledge when it comes to wild garden birds.  In his article ‘Settling Down,’ Mike reveals some of the well-known sounds you may hear in your garden.  Some garden birds make unusual sounds, for example, can you imagine the [...]

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Published Date: 28 Jun 2010
Category: Bird Care
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25 Jun

Autumn Planting, An Article by Christine Walkden!

Autumn planting image copy

Autumn Garden Planting ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ said John Keats of Autumn . Indeed, it’s one of our favourites. Feature writer Christine Walkden at Jersey Plants Direct loves the autumn and you can find out why in her article full of gardening hints & tips for this season. She will encourage you to [...]

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Published Date: 25 Jun 2010
Category: Autumn Bedding
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11 Jun

Great value for money plants from Jersey Plants Direct

100 plug plant + 60 FREE for £9.99

This article from Jersey Plants Direct outlines all the bedding plant prices you need to get your garden ready this year. If you have a budget then use this guide to work out how many plants you can get for your garden. Read the bedding plant prices here. You’ll be surprised at how much you [...]

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Published Date: 11 Jun 2010
Category: About Jersey Plants Direct
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07 Jun

June Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain

June gardeners Calendar - Protect vunerable plants, such as hostas, from slugs and snails

Tidying your garden – Cut back, prune and divide: Now is time to prune your spring flowering shrubs like early flowering clematis, Deutzia and Vibernum. Dead head Azaleas, Irises, Pansies, Violas and Roses also dead head Rhododendrons when they have finished flowering but be careful to remove the dead flower without damaging the new shoots.  Cut [...]

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Published Date: 07 Jun 2010
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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07 Jun

June Garden – Sowing & Planting

Hanging Baskets

Ah Blooming June! It’s wonderful to enjoy long hot summer days in the garden at this time of year, and watch the garden burst with growth, but many areas are prone to drought.  This is a good time to start a gardening notebook and note those plants which withstand drought conditions. It’s a good idea is [...]

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Published Date: 07 Jun 2010
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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