Things to do in February

Make sure garden birds have enough food and water, particularly in cold snaps Apply organic-based fertilizers and check that plant supports are sound Continue planting trees, shrubs, fruit trees and bushes as the weather allows Prune Winter-flowering shrubs when the flowers have faded and Summer-flowering shrubs that flower on new wood. Jasmine and late-flowering Clematis can also be pruned now …

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Is Your Garden Winter Ready?

We love Winter! Christmas trees, Hellebores, Ponsettia and Holly we love all the Winter plants! But what about your already planted and established Spring garden? It goes into hiding over the Winter months and being Winter-ready is a real investment for a show stopping display in Spring and Summer. Usually, the best time to get Winter ready is in late …

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Rootstocks Explained

Rootstocks are essentially used to control certain aspects or features of fruit trees such as size, hardiness and disease resistance. They have other specific influences such as winter hardiness, early yield, good fruit size, phytophora and collar rot resistance, replant disease tolerance and mildew and woolly aphid resistance. The one thing they all have in common is that they produce ...
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Exciting Arrivals at Johnstown

This week we got some beautiful new arrivals in the form of large outdoor Bonsai Trees! An excellent addition to really make your garden stand out!       Extremely slow growing and low maintenance plant. A stunning feature tree for a Japanese style oriental garden or courtyard. Trim in late spring each year to maintain shape Requires full sun. …