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4 03, 2018

Things to do in the garden in early March

March 4th, 2018|

March is a great time for laying turf and repairing those damaged lawns. This is a service  which we can supply give us a ring or send an email for a free quote. Other jobs you can be doing is sow sweet peas outdoors, also bedout wall flowers like Forget -me-knots and many other spring [...]

25 02, 2018

Prune Fruit Trees now

February 25th, 2018|

Digging and trenching can continue throughout December but not when soil is frozen or very wet. Prune bush and standard roses also continue to prune fruit trees and bushes of all kind. If the weather is very cold close up greenhouses earlier in the afternoon to keep off the worst frost, but a few degrees [...]

4 02, 2018

Snowdrops

February 4th, 2018|

The first Snowdrops are beginning to appear, this flower has a special connection to Epsom. Snowdrops were picked in the spring from the estate of Lord Rosebery off Chalk Lane and sold in bunches in Epsom for the Least We Forget Fund to aid wounded soldiers from the First World War. This began in 1919 [...]

8 01, 2018

Happy Hew Year

January 8th, 2018|

You may not want to have to think about the garden over Christmas but now is the time to plan for the better weather. Pot up some primulas or polyanthus as there is nothing more cheerful! All you need to get started is a wide, shallow pot to put half a dozen in. Plant them [...]

22 12, 2017

Christmas Plants Folklore Mistletoe

December 22nd, 2017|

This fascinating plant is a partial parasite which produces suckers that grow into the host tree.  Many people believe that mistletoe has magical powers and is venerated in Africa , Japan and New Guinea , it plays an important part in fertility ceremonies as it was believed that women who wanted to conceive should wear [...]