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30 Jul

August Message From Tim

There’s nothing better than enjoying the splendour of a summer garden. And while doing so it’s good to start thinking about your winter and spring displays too. We have lots of autumn gardening ideas and we’re still keeping prices down, with lots under £10 – and don’t forget that delivery is free! New Plug Plants [...]

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Published Date: 30 Jul 2010
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23 Jul

Jersey Plants Direct – Customer Review

Begonia Destiny

It is always nice to receive positive feedback and wonderful garden pictures from our many customers.  Here is one of my particular favourites received recently from Mr H from Glasgow, showing the great impact the Begonia Destiny, has had on his garden. As you will see Mr H previously used to grow his begonias from tubers, but [...]

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Published Date: 23 Jul 2010
Category: Customer Feedback
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21 Jul

All You Need To Know About Super & Jumbo Ready Plants

An example of a Geranium Super Ready Plant

Super and Jumbo Ready Plants:   Super and Jumbo ready plants are the largest sized bedding plants that we sell and are very easy to look after.  They are despatched later in the season as we have grown them to a larger size for you and are ready to be planted straight out into the [...]

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Published Date: 21 Jul 2010
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18 Jul

All You Need To Know About Garden Ready Plants

An example of a garden ready plant with good roots

Garden ready plants: Just like plug plants, garden ready plants are an excellent value for money way of filling your garden with colour.   Garden ready plants are larger and more advanced than plug plants.  They are small but well rooted plants which are raised in cellular trays. One of the advantages of garden ready plants [...]

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Published Date: 18 Jul 2010
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17 Jul

All You Need To Know About Plug Plants

Plug plants are 4-8cm in height from the root of the plant to the top of the stem

Plug plants: Plug plants are an excellent way to fill your garden with colour.  They are a fantastic way to buy annuals, or bedding plants, plants that typically just last for one season before dying off and needing replacing. Value for money when buying bedding plants is therefore really important. Some bedding plants, such as [...]

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Published Date: 17 Jul 2010
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15 Jul

Top Bird Care Tip for July – A Paneful Experience

Top Bird Care tip for July

Mike Stentiford MBE, feature writer for Jersey Plants Direct offers his Top Bird Care Tip for July: One of the most frequent public concerns at this halfway point of the year centres around certain members of the bird fraternity with a somewhat masochistic tendancy! Masochistic in the sense that some birds – robins, blackbirds and [...]

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Published Date: 15 Jul 2010
Category: Bird Care
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15 Jul

From Maintenance to Creation – Your Gardening Questions Answered!

sweet smell of lavender

Be inspired with these top tips to keep your garden in tip-top shape from the experts at Jersey Plants Direct. From maintenance to creation, you’ll find some great nuggets here to help you get the most from your garden. Q. What are your top tips for tackling the garden after a long spell away for [...]

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Published Date: 15 Jul 2010
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12 Jul

July Message from Tim – New Autumn Range launched

Primrose Rosebud 50 garden ready plants + 20 FREE for £9.99

We have just launched our online Autumn range of Bedding Plants, so while you relax in your summer garden, you can also plan ahead for later in the year and make your autumn garden selections. Bedding Bargains Especially for newcomers, let me remind you that our Plug Plants start at £9.99 for 100 plus 60 free and our [...]

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Published Date: 12 Jul 2010
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11 Jul

July Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain

Dead head bedding plants and perennials to encourage and prolong flowering

Tidying your garden:Dead head bedding plants and perennials to encourage and prolong flowering.  Cut back and feed Delphiniums and Geraniums to encourage a second flowering period. Make sure tall perennials such as Lupins and Delphiniums are staked up and tie in climbers such as Roses and Clematis to trellis, fences, and walls.  Train new growth [...]

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Published Date: 11 Jul 2010
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08 Jul

July Garden – Sowing & Planting

Courgettes can be picked when they are about 15cm long

July – a hot and dry month can put a lot of stress on your garden. If you have any grey water and collected rain water, use it to give your plants a drink. Baskets can suffer in hot weather too and die if not watered regularly. This month enjoy the summer and your garden, [...]

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Published Date: 08 Jul 2010
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