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29 Jun

Create a Butterfly Haven…

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You may often be torn between encouraging butterflies into your garden and discouraging caterpillars, but unfortunately, you can’t have one without the other! Caterpillars aren’t as destructive as gardeners think, you are unlikely to see caterpillars unless you go looking for them and they rarely group together. Modern countryside is no longer a safe haven for [...]

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Published Date: 29 Jun 2011
Category: Wildlife
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27 Jun

Create a Festive Summer Garden!

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Summer is the perfect time to make the most of your garden and show it off to your friends and family. Whether you are looking to host a barbeque, dinner party or picnic – we have plenty of ideas to share with you! Firstly, it’s important to pick a theme, this will dictate your choice [...]

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Published Date: 27 Jun 2011
Category: Garden Ideas
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26 Jun

Final Jobs to do in June…

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Brand New Bearded Dianthus Super Ready Plants As June reaches a close, there’s a few final things that you need to do in your garden. It’s time to start planning for a beautiful autumn display, harvest vegetables and most importantly, sit back and enjoy your summer garden. Make the most of your garden, sit back, [...]

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Published Date: 26 Jun 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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24 Jun

Help Holidays for Heroes Jersey!

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Jersey Plants Direct have teamed up with Holidays for Heroes Jersey to produce a brand new Pansy mix. The Help for Heroes Scented Pansy Collection is made up of dark blue, red and mild blue Pansies to represent the colours of the three services that benefit from this great charity the Navy, Army and Royal Air [...]

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

Anyone for a Cuppa?

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Tea and coffee are must-have items in most homes. You don’t have to be a tea or coffee enthusiast to see the benefit of these fantastic new products. You don’t need a large green house or an exotic climate to grow these specially selected tea and coffee plants – you can grow them on your [...]

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Published Date: 23 Jun 2011
Category: Roses and Shrubs
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23 Jun

Tim’s June Message!

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Dear Customer, Welcome to the July edition of Jersey Choice magazine. Many of you will be familiar with our magazine; some will be receiving your first copy, but rest assured that there’ll be something new for everyone. Let me summarise the main points… What’s New in Autumn Bedding It would be a shame to miss [...]

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Published Date: 23 Jun 2011
Category: Tim's Messages
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22 Jun

Jersey’s National Trust Bug Safari!

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National Trust for Jersey has come up with a brilliant way for you and your family to learn more about local bugs. The thought of getting up close to these weird and wonderful creatures may terrify you, but it’s important that we start to appreciate their micro world. Planting to encourage insects, minibeasts and bugs is the [...]

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Published Date: 22 Jun 2011
Category: Wildlife
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16 Jun

Our Super Ready Plants are Perfect If You’re Looking for Instant Colour!

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Are you looking to fill your garden with instant colour this summer? Underestimated how many plants needed for your summer displays? These new spring special “Super Ready” plants are grown to a more mature size for immediate planting, ideal for plugging those annoying gaps in your developing displays. Super Ready Plants are grown in individual [...]

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Published Date: 16 Jun 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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15 Jun

Get Creative with Summer Containers!

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Container gardening is growing more and more popular each year. Perfect for a small garden, patio or balcony, containers can be easily moved to create new displays. Large ceramic pots are always a favourite amongst gardeners, but this year why not try something new! There is no end to the amount of items that can be recycled [...]

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Published Date: 15 Jun 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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14 Jun

Get Rid of Those Garden Pests!

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Last week we asked our customers on Facebook which pest has been invading their garden recently. We had replies about aphids, slugs and snails but also some we weren’t expecting… Bet Grady said that she was having trouble with Lily Beetles in her garden: The Red Lily Beetle, as the name suggests, is the Lily’s greatest pest. Both [...]

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Published Date: 14 Jun 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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