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11. March 2017

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Buy Plants

Visit these web-sites to find plants that can thrive in our increasingly unpredictable climate. Here is a list of  specialist nurseries offering quality plants who can also provide helpful planting advice to make sure that you choose the right plant for your soil and changing local climate. CORNWALL http://www.eastofedenplants.co.uk http://www.hardyexotics.co.uk http://www.trebrown.com EAST SUSSEX http://www.athelasplants.co.uk/ LONDON […]

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May delights at Athelas Plants

2. May 2013

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May delights at Athelas Plants

  Waking up to blue skies and bright sunshine now the weather is warming, I visited Athelas Plants, one of  the best  nurseries in East Sussex, located in the quaint village of Hoe, not far from Bexhill. There are many reasons why I buy my plants here  – * all of the plants are  exceptionally […]

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The Palm Centre, Richmond, Surrey

28. June 2010

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The Palm Centre, Richmond, Surrey

Hotter summers are great news for growing Palms in the UK Check out this excellent nursery near London The Palm Centre Located not far from Kew Gardens is The Palm Centre which claims to be one of the leading exotic plant nurseries in the UK. This impressive nursery not only stocks a range of palms […]

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How green are our garden centres?

20. April 2010

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How green are our garden centres?

Spring is when planting mania arrives in the UK. This year it has co-incided with some fabulous weather which means most nurseries and garden centres are busy with people searching for new plants and ideas for their gardens. I am pleased to see more nurseries helping gardeners to adapt to climate change. The english garden […]

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Architectural Plants weather the storms

28. November 2009

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Architectural Plants weather the storms

Its been incredibly wet and windy everywhere in the UK for the past week but also exceptionally mild for the time of year . Day-time temperatures in the South East have been around 14c and only dropped to 10c at night . This is well above the seasonal average and in keeping with climate change […]

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Climate Change Nurseries

10. August 2009

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Welcome to the Climate Change Nursery Guide It is important to seek out good quality plants for climate change gardening so that they have the best chance of coping with increasingly unpredictable weather conditions. To help in this process, I have created the Climate Change Nursery Guide which offers useful information about the various specialist […]

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Paramount Plants, Crews Hill, North of London

2. July 2009

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Paramount Plants, Crews Hill, North of London

Paramount Plants hhtp://www.paramountplants.co.uk is based in Crews Hill, Enfield, just 5 minutes from junction 25 of the M25. It is a very friendly, relaxed nursery with a good range of plants at much cheaper prices than some London nurseries. When I visited they had an impressive display of beautiful, large camelias full of wonderful buds/flowers […]

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