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31 Aug

Our Top Selling Autumn Bedding Plants!

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Don’t lose your summer and autumn colour to the cold weather, look instead towards our wide collection of Autumn bedding plants to fill your garden with their colourful faces all winter! Autumn Bedding Plants are a fantastic, cost effective way of bringing colour to your garden throughout the winter.  The most popular bedding plants for Autumn [...]

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Published Date: 31 Aug 2011
Category: Autumn Bedding
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30 Aug

Keep Your Vegetable Patch Going This Winter…

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You may be ready to start packing up your gardening tools for winter, but take some time to ensure you can keep active and keep your garden growing through the cold months ahead. Pack your vegetable plot full of delicious seeds, ready to be picked at different times throughout the winter season. It’s the perfect [...]

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Published Date: 30 Aug 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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23 Aug

Tips For Your Herb Garden!

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Herbs are some of the easiest plants to grow and can be grown in every nook and cranny of your garden- perfect if you are lacking space! Here are a few facts, tips and tricks on how to grow and maintain your herb garden… 1. Herbs are any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used [...]

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Published Date: 23 Aug 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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19 Aug

What’s the Difference Between Polyanthus, Primroses and Pansies?

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When buying your autumn bedding plants, it can often become confusing when faced with choosing between Polyanthus, Primrose and Pansy plants. Here you will find an outline of each plant description and their differences… Pansy The Pansy will forever be linked to it’s ancestor, the Viola. Viola is a large genus, with over 500 species. [...]

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Published Date: 19 Aug 2011
Category: Autumn Bedding
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18 Aug

Boost Your Borders!

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As summer draws to a close and winter looms, it’s time to make the most of your borders. Giving your borders a little revival isn’t time consuming and will really make a difference to your garden. Follow our easy guide to boosting your fading borders… 1. Fill any gaps left by faded summer plants with [...]

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Published Date: 18 Aug 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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16 Aug

Beautiful Clematis – An Article by Christine Walkden!

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I am always surprised not to see more Clematis in people’s gardens as they are such good plants, have a long flowering season and can be grown in many different situations. Just think about it,  they can be grown in the open garden up obelisks – Clematis ’The President’, tripods and fences – Clematis ‘Malaya [...]

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Published Date: 16 Aug 2011
Category: Perennials
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15 Aug

Brand New Toad Lilies for only £7.99!

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Here at Jersey Plants Direct we are always on the look-out for new, exciting plants. We have now added these fantastic Tricyrtis (Toad Lilies), a plant we think will bring something a little bit different and a pleasant change to your autumn garden. These flowers are similar to orchids in appearance and will flower from [...]

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Published Date: 15 Aug 2011
Category: Perennials
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12 Aug

5 Steps to a Stunning Shady Garden…

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Our usual reaction when tackling a shady area in our gardens is to carry on as we always have and create a display of sun-loving plants with our fingers crossed in hope that they will bloom. Planting in a shady area may be daunting but it’s better to persevere and make the most of it. There are benefits to planting in a shady [...]

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Published Date: 12 Aug 2011
Category: Garden Ideas
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11 Aug

Grow Your Own 100% Natural Mushrooms!

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A great way to produce 100% natural, freshly grown, healthy mushrooms. From picked to table in less than 10 minutes, these mushrooms are the perfect accompaniment for those summer bbqs. An excellent ingredient for a healthy diet and with five varieties to choose from there’s plenty of choice and flavours. These mushrooms are easy and fun [...]

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Published Date: 11 Aug 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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10 Aug

Holiday – Proof your Garden!

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August is the perfect time to escape for a holiday, but the thought of leaving all your hard gardening work alone  may be extremely daughting. It’s worth taking some simple steps to ensure your plants survive in your absence… Containers are most at risk in your garden, the sides start to warm up and dries up the compost [...]

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Published Date: 10 Aug 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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