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28 Feb

Turn Your Garden Into A Stunning Woodland Garden!

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You may have read our article on ‘How to create a cottage garden’ earlier this month. Cottage gardens are perfect for those with a smaller space, but what if you have a large garden? Why not try to create a modern woodland! If you have the space and want your garden to be focused on nature but [...]

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Published Date: 28 Feb 2011
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28 Feb

All You Need to Know About Roof & Vertical Gardens!

Ivy doesn't have to be unruly, keep it controlled and it can be the perfect wall climber!

Vertical gardening is inspired by the way plants grow in abundance on jungle canopies and the rocks surrounding a waterfall. Whoever said that a garden had to be on the ground? As buildings take over our natural surroundings, it’s time to think outside the restrictions of an everyday garden. Vertical gardening has become increasingly popular, [...]

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Published Date: 28 Feb 2011
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25 Feb

Do you have a beautiful Spring Garden?

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Was last year a proud season for your spring garden? Or is your garden already bursting with beds of rainbow colour and drifts of pastel petals? Show off your garden to like-minded gardeners by sending your photographs and comments to us! Here at Jersey Plants Direct we love recieving comments and photographs from our customers to see how your gardens are doing. [...]

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Published Date: 25 Feb 2011
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25 Feb

Creating a Beautiful Cottage Garden!

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Despite the name, you don’t actually need a cottage to create this beautiful garden style. It’s all about being carefree with your planting; creating mixed beds by entwining bulbs, shrubs and perennials. Cottage gardens are rule-breakers when it comes to traditional garden design, but it’s a brilliant way to make the most out of a [...]

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Published Date: 25 Feb 2011
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24 Feb

An Industry First… Plug Geraniums for you to grow on!

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This uniquely coloured Geranium consists of orange ice, red ice and pink ice flowers. Traditionally, summer flowering Geraniums are only available in the larger plant sizes. Well now for the first time, after extensive nursery trials by our horticultural team, we can offer Geraniums as quality guarenteed plug plants. This means you can now buy [...]

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Published Date: 24 Feb 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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23 Feb

Bitterly Cold Comfort- Holey Attractions!

Blue tits and great tits will be looking for a new home this time of year.

I always look upon February as the month of speculative inspection; not for me personally you understand, but certainly for garden birds! It is precisely at this time of late winter that birds of a feather have that very first calm desire to get themselves on to the local housing register- and where better place [...]

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Published Date: 23 Feb 2011
Category: Bird Care
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22 Feb

What Wildlife to Expect in your Garden this Month!

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You will see all sorts of wildlife in your garden this month. Because of the cold weather, you can expect to see more birds than ever- especially blackbirds, tits and starlings. As the days get longer you will hear the beautiful sound of bird song increasing. So make sure you keep a constant supply of food [...]

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Published Date: 22 Feb 2011
Category: Wildlife
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21 Feb

Bird of the Month- The Blackbird

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The Channel Islands recieved it’s fair share of snowfall, its intensity was mercifully far less than in the UK. Because of this situation, thousands of birds were driven south to us where, thanks again to fully stocked bird feeders, all fared rather well. One species, however dominated most of Jersey’s gardens- the blackbird. The species [...]

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Published Date: 21 Feb 2011
Category: Bird Care
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21 Feb

Time to Prune Beautiful Garden Roses!

Climbing roses need to be pruned in autumn

Roses are a popular addition to any garden but many gardeners struggle with when and how to prune their roses. Pruning is vital to improve flowering, maintain an attractive shape and keep them healthy. Don’t be scared about attempting to prune your roses this year- it is near impossible to kill a rose with bad pruning [...]

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Published Date: 21 Feb 2011
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15 Feb

Growing Beautiful Impatiens from Plug Plants for less than 7p each!

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An increasing number of our customers want to grow on their own plug plants. What better way to start than growing our plug Impatiens! Impatiens are well known for their delicate, yet dependable blooms.  We are offering these popular bedding plants in three unique varieties. Choose from Jigsaw, Trailing or Double Flowering Impatiens – there’s something for every garden! Nothing else gives you [...]

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Published Date: 15 Feb 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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