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28 Apr

Create a Drought Tolerant Border!

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Many gardens are prone to drought. Why not save time and money by filling your garden with drought tolerant plants! It’s better to be safe than sorry- even moist climates occasionally have droughts and certain parts of your garden may be drier than you think. Luckily, many drought tolerant plants are also tolerant of poor-to-average soils and [...]

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Published Date: 28 Apr 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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26 Apr

Add Structure to Your Garden!

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You may think that only walls, floors, roofs and paths add a sense of structure to your garden, but often plants can be the best way to create an architectural haven. Architectural plants will add a different dimension to your garden and provide form throughout the year.  Use spikey, colourful grasses to accentuate the contrasts [...]

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Published Date: 26 Apr 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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26 Apr

Our Winning Gardening Suggestion!

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Thank you for all of your gardening suggestions. From growing ‘cut & come again’ lettuce to using coffee grounds and egg shells to deter slugs, we had a brilliant range of suggestions.  Unfortunately there can only be one winner. We felt that this winning suggestion ticked all the boxes- it’s innovitive, easy and cost effective. So congratulations to [...]

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Published Date: 26 Apr 2011
Category: Competitions
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20 Apr

Create an eye-catching hanging basket for your garden!

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Hanging baskets are such an easy way to add some interest and colour to any space – they can transform walls and fences and add an extra dimension to your garden.   This easy to fill hanging basket will create an eye-catching display. The flat base gives stability when planting and the side panels allows you [...]

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Published Date: 20 Apr 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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19 Apr

Fill Your Garden With Scent!

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Scent is often overlooked in gardens, as many people like to focus on the more obvious aspects of garden plants. It’s time to look beyond size, colour and shape and fill your garden with summer fragrance. Scented plants will attract local wildlife into your garden- watch butterflies, bees and birds flock into your garden. You [...]

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Published Date: 19 Apr 2011
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18 Apr

Create a Shady Border!

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Many people think that having a shady area in your garden means you can’t have the same colour and texture as everywhere else. We can’t deny that a shady border will be naturally dark, but it doesn’t need to be gloomy or cold. Fill your shady border with bright colours. Using red, purple and a [...]

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Published Date: 18 Apr 2011
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14 Apr

The Truth about Tulips!

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What most people don’t know about Tulips is that it takes between one and five years for the bulbs to flower and produce blooms large enough to sell. Cutting beautiful fields of Tulips may seem like a waste but don’t worry- they are put to good use! Tulip pickers will start the job of nipping off the best ‘show’ flowers from [...]

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Published Date: 14 Apr 2011
Category: Bulbs Tubers and Corms
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13 Apr

Frequently Asked Questions!

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How do I place an order? Once you have chosen the products you wish to order simply click on ‘BUY’. Go to ‘Your Basket/Checkout’ to view or amend all the items and quantities you are buying. If you are a new customer you will be required to register an account with Jersey Plants Direct. Existing [...]

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Published Date: 13 Apr 2011
Category: About Jersey Plants Direct
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13 Apr

Creating a Symmetrical Garden!

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Many people will assume a ‘traditional’ English garden belongs to a cottage or country house.  Romantic roses and pastel petals may come to mind, but traditional gardens started with symmetry. Imagine fantastic, large gardens with straight paths and fountains as focal points, all viewed from the balcony of a renaissance home.  Here is your guide [...]

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Published Date: 13 Apr 2011
Category: Garden Ideas
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11 Apr

The Fate of Local British Produce Lies in Your Hands!

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What ever happened to buying locally? More and more people are buying imported manufactured equivalents of British produce that can be bought locally or grown yourself. This is rapidly putting local suppliers out of business and effecting the environment due to the distance your food has to travel. When it comes to fruit and vegetables, new growing [...]

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Published Date: 11 Apr 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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