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Choosing the right plant for your garden

1) Using our website!

Browsing with the A - Z Plant List - If you know the name of the plant you are after, click on the botanical (Latin) name of the plant you are looking for in the list on the left side of the index page to bring up the plants in this group.

Browsing by Plant Category - If you are looking for plant ideas to fill a garden position for example: trees with nice autumn colour or purple leaved plants select from the list of categories running down the right hand side of the page.

Using our Website Search Function - Type in a Latin or common name to search through the database for that particular plant. The search function will display all plants with names or descriptions that contain any of the searched for words.

For the most accurate results, use single word searches for example:
looking for Giant Redwood - search for redwood, Beech trees - search for Beech, etc.

2) Need help? Please do not hesitate to call us for advice!

If you call us while in front of a computer, we are happy to recommend trees, shrubs, etc whilst on the telephone which you can then look up on our website as we speak, to see photos and further details.

All our staff are well qualified, friendly, experienced and have worked with plants for years. For assistance with selecting a tree, shrub or climber for a particular area of your garden, please call our office on (01530) 413700 during opening hours and we will be delighted to assist you and offer suggestions as to what plants are most suitable.

Ideally to make sure we can recommend a suitable plant, have a quick look at the area before calling and decide on the approx eventual height of the plant you would like and any special features you are interested in.

missing When calling our office for advice, you will be speaking to one of us:

from left to right

  • Robert Vernon (Senior) - Owner
  • Rebecca Wardle - Production & Mail Order
  • Suzette Vernon - Owner
  • Robert Vernon (The Younger) - Owner
  • Jason Grundy - Nursery Manager

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