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09 Aug

Fantastic Autumn Flowering Seeds…

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It might be the height of summer but it’s time to get organised and prepare your garden for winter colour. This preparation includes sowing autumn/winter flowering seeds. Some of may have only just got summer bedding displays in place, but if you enjoy growing from seed- you should be buying and sowing now! We have a [...]

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Published Date: 09 Aug 2011
Category: Autumn Bedding
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08 Aug

It’s National Allotment Week!

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Allotments are becoming increasingly popular for people of all ages. They provide a sense of community by connecting like-minded people and allow you to educate your children and grandchildren on the differences between home-grown and shop bought fruit and veg. Allotments first became popular as part of the ‘Dig for Victory’ campaign started during the Second World War. By 1943, over a million [...]

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Published Date: 08 Aug 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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05 Aug

Tim’s August Letter!

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If anything I think this autumn range is the most comprehensive ever – I hope you’re not too spoilt for choice!Recently, cheque payment issues and lack of price clarity generally have been in the UK news.  So I thought I would remind you about the Jersey Choice fair pricing policy. Affordable Prices We always try [...]

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Published Date: 05 Aug 2011
Category: Tim's Messages
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04 Aug

What Wildlife to Expect in August!

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Last month we mentioned Pipistrelle Bats, these small creatures are britain’s most common bat and measure  3.5-4.5 cm. Pipistrelles occupy a variety of habitats, including open woodland, parks, marshes, farmland and urban areas.  Their numbers have decreased over the last decade so help them through the autumn and winter by providing a bat box in your garden. Also look out [...]

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Published Date: 04 Aug 2011
Category: Wildlife
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03 Aug

Why We Love August…

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August is the perfect time to sit back, relax and enjoy your garden. Late flowering plants will now be in full bloom, giving your garden a stunning array of colour.  August is holiday-time, so you might need to enlist the help of friends and family to look after the garden while you are away or take a [...]

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Published Date: 03 Aug 2011
Category: Autumn Bedding
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02 Aug

August Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain

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Tidying your garden – cut back, prune and divide  Hanging baskets produce a wonderful array of colour but don’t neglect them – deadheading, watering and feeding will prolong their flowering season. Also, you should deadhead your Roses, Dahlias, Penstemon and bedding to prolong the display into autumn.    For those non-repeat flowering climbing and rambling Roses [...]

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

August Garden – Sowing & Planting!

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August is the time when everyone can enjoy being out in the garden in the wonderful warm weather. The garden is full of activity with visiting summer birds and wildlife such as dragonflies and hedgehogs. There’s lots to do including, very importantly, watering and deadheading. You may want to check in on your friends or [...]

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Published Date: 01 Aug 2011
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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