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08 Apr

Perfect Petunia Garden Ready Plants!

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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 smaller but well rooted plants that are raised in cellular trays. One of the biggest advantages of buying garden ready plants is [...]

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Published Date: 08 Apr 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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07 Apr

Brilliant ‘Garden Ready’ Begonias!

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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 smaller but well rooted plants that are raised in cellular trays. One of the biggest advantages of buying garden ready plants is [...]

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Published Date: 07 Apr 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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05 Apr

Green House Project – Go green with the START inititive!

The START inititive was launched by HRH The Prince of Wales a year ago to help people across the UK  lead more sustainable lives and to show what a more energy efficient, cleaner and healthier future could look like. What the campaign is trying to demonstrate is that environmental problems can seem really over-daunting  and [...]

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Published Date: 05 Apr 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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05 Apr

What Wildlife to Expect in your Garden this April!

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Don’t polute our most important pollinators!   Studies have shown that a mixture of chemicals found in modern pesticides may be harming our bee population. These chemicals are spreading from the seeds, into the roots, the flower and eventually the nectar and pollen. These chemicals can cause loss of the sense of direction and memory on which [...]

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Published Date: 05 Apr 2011
Category: Wildlife
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04 Apr

Daffodils peak too soon!

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Unfortunately, Daffodils will be in short supply this Easter. Usually a small crop of daffodils first arrives in January, and a later, larger crop flowers during February, March and April. Because of this year’s harsh winter and sudden burst of warm weather, daffodils have bloomed all at once. Easter is later this year, which means [...]

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Published Date: 04 Apr 2011
Category: Bulbs Tubers and Corms
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03 Apr

Green House Project – The National Trust for Jersey Goes Green!

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Jersey Plants Direct is proud to be associated with The National Trust for Jersey’s pledge to go green in 2011. It is the Trust’s 75th anniversary this year, and they have pledged to go green in 12 easy steps each month of the year… The National Trust Pledges- In January the Trust installed insulation in [...]

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Published Date: 03 Apr 2011
Category: Wildlife
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02 Apr

April Garden, Tidy, Protect & Maintain

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Tidying your garden – Cut back, prune and divide This month divide the clumps of herbaceous perennials that you want to propagate.  Clumps of bulbs can be divided in the same way.  Just make sure the transplanted cuttings have roots and shoots and have sufficient water to help them settle into their new positions. You [...]

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Published Date: 02 Apr 2011
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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02 Apr

April Garden – Sowing & Planting

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Spring should now be in full flow.  Golden Daffodils, blossoms and rising temperatures make April such an exciting month. Yes, there’s the odd ‘April shower’ but frequent longer sunny days make for lovely gardening weather.  You may need to start watering vulnerable plants as ground water reserves are low and ‘April showers’ tend to evaporate [...]

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Published Date: 02 Apr 2011
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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01 Apr

Green House Project – Grow your own with Jersey Plants Direct!

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Jersey Plants Direct is delighted to be involved with the National Trust for Jersey’s Green House Project. The Trust’s April pledge is to provide all their tenanted properties with vegetable patches and Jersey Plants Direct are happy to give them the resources to do so. By providing the Trust with all they need to create [...]

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Published Date: 01 Apr 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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