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Monday, 22 July 2019

Friday, 19 July 2019

Perennials For Late Summer


Achillia millefolium (varieties)
Here we can go wild because the choice is fabulous. If you've visited the Nursery throughout the seasons you should have colour throughout though its not always easy to discipline yourself to buy unattractive pots against beautiful May blooms on a sunny day with a view to how glorious they will look in late summer. These are just some of the perennials on our looking good beds now.

Sunday, 30 June 2019

July Gardener's Calendar


This is the month when we all go on holiday and our pots get neglected. Take steps to prevent this happening and a little chopping, snipping and feeding should encourage your annuals and herbaceous to carry on flowering late into the year.

The Summer Shop Is Sizzling!


We are all set for summer in the shop with our beautiful Susie Watson Designs picnic blankets, Emma's edge glassware, gorgeous new cushions, candles and lots of you favourite Nkuku lifestyle designs and more of course!

A New Idea Using Succulents... We made Baskets!

This was our new idea. How would succulents work in a hanging basket and the answer is brilliantly. They look gorgeous.

Saturday, 29 June 2019

Celebrating Colour With David Austin Roses


David Austin shrub roses Begin flowering in June. They bloom prolifically and often I find flowers almost up until November when the weather turns colder.


Friday, 28 June 2019

Indoor Plants Are Back!


House plants are back if they ever went away! We have a range of house plants including many of the very popular succulents.

Thursday, 27 June 2019

Welcome Wildlife Into Your Garden With Water

Are you encouraging wildlife into your garden with water? Frogs, toads newts, dragonflies are just a few of the pond life creatures that you will gain. We enjoyed selecting a whole host of marginal plants you might like.

New Mindful Moss Baskets

Soft textured greens in varying shades are noteably mindful.Your brain gently  distinguishes between the shades and it is apparently calming. So with well being in mind we have created a new range of baskets predominantly in shades of green.


Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Hydrangea Heaven

Hydrangea aspera

One plant that will catch your eye coming into flower now in July and extending on until October is hydrangea. Mop heads, lace caps and the large paniculata and arbourensis varieties can look dramatically spectacular. 

Saturday, 22 June 2019

Our New Vegetable Garden


This was our project this year a veg garden. 5 raised beds and room to plant some fruit. Its is not quiet finished yet. We need the wacker plate and the gravel but its planted. Leafy veg and beans mainly. Here the first look.

Friday, 14 June 2019

Plant Some Summer Shiners In Your Garden

Plants That Bring You Sunshine In Summer And Fill A little Gap

This is such an easy subject because the summer months have the most abundance of flower and foliage colour and these plants will last until the first frosts.

Plugging A Garden Gap For The Summer Could Never Be Easier

Saturday, 1 June 2019

Looking Good Now It's Early Summer In The Garden Reflecting On Chelsea

Foxgloves are in fashion and we have lots of variety.
Where do we being when its a time of year with so much flower and we have just had a week of the biggest and best flower show in the world. Obviously with the favourites and look no further than the stars of Chelsea Flower show. Always lupins, alliums, foxgloves, poppies, bearded iris, ragged robin always pops up and delphiniums.

Friday, 31 May 2019

June Gardener's Calendar





June is a month to be enjoying the garden but with a little bit of care and some snipping and deadheading you can keep those flowers going often into late summer

Saturday, 11 May 2019

Plant Thugs Make Useful Ground Cover




Yesterday we looked at choosing the right plant for the right place.
We all have problem areas in our garden. Rather than grow weeds we do sometimes need a few strong plants to cover the ground and beat the weeds. These are some of my recommended thugs that can do the job!

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Summer Bedding Plants For Baskets, Borders And Containers



When it comes to our  bedding plants  it’s all about having a huge choice and it always has been in over 30 years of producing summer bedding here at Preston Bissett. Plants are prolifically emerging out of the tunnels every day and deliveries flooding in.

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Colour Ideas For Summer Pots, Containers and Hanging Baskets.

Take A Look At Some Of summer bedding The Colour Combinations 


Pinks, blues and silver tones are one of the most popular colour choices

Friday, 3 May 2019

How To Plant And Care For Summer Bedding Plants

Why not grow some pretty summer containers

Bedding plants when looked after give you flower from May until November and it is for this reason they are worth a little investment.



There are three simple things we need to consider:

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Open Late May and June


What To Plant In Summer Pots And Baskets

Here Are Some Of My Favourite Summer Bedding Plants


Summer Wouldn’t Be Summer Without Daisies
A white Marguerite always brings a smile. Argyranthemums. They range from compact doubles flowers to some lovely rich warm wine shades.

May Gardener’s Calendar



Here are a few suggestions of what you can be getting on with in the garden this month.

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