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01/05/2022

May Gardening Advice

May is definitely the month we start to dream of summer and we can make a proper start to jobs in the garden. Let’s get started and enjoy some social time in the garden with family and friends! Here are our top 5 jobs… Pruning Prune overcrowded, dead or diseased stems of Clematis montana once it has finished flowering. Untangling the stems can be fiddly, but once you can see where you are cutting, you need not worry about pruning this plant, it will take even hard cutting back very well. Remove any... Read More

09/04/2022
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All About Instant Hedging

What Is Instant Hedging? Instant hedging is the ultimate way to achieve show garden standards without the wait. If you’re planning to make the most of the warm weather with garden parties and days spent lounging on the lawn, instant hedging can create an established hedge quickly, offering privacy, colour and texture. Instant hedging is grown in a metre long trough and is regularly pruned to give you a solid hedging unit that has already knitted together, both foliage and roots, providing a healthy hedge with a high success rate. Instant hedging... Read More

bh monthly gardening advice feat 01/04/2022
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April Gardening Advice

Now that the clocks have changed and we’re ‘springing forward’ towards better weather (hopefully), you’ll finally start to see your hard work from the winter months appearing as bright foliage and striking blossoms in your garden.  But it’s not time to sit back and enjoy it just yet, there’s plenty of jobs to do this month and here’s our pick of the most important: Planting and pruning You can still buy and plant bare root and rootball hedging and we have started our cold storage technique, for more information on this... Read More

lavender hedging guide 26/03/2022

the complete lavender hedging and shrub guide

Lavender is a popular hedging plant renowned for its aromatic fragrance, striking flowers and not forgetting the diverse range of uses in the kitchen and the health benefits that also add to the attractiveness of this stunning shrub. Lavender makes a fantastic addition to any space; whether it’s a kitchen garden, herb border, patio container or cottage garden, this wonderful plant will add a burst of colour and fragrance that will be difficult to beat. Here’s our complete guide to Lavender with planting guides, reasons to plants, the benefits of Lavender and... Read More

01/03/2022

March Gardening Advice 2022

We are hopeful and excited for a summer full of socialising in the garden! Now let’s get our gardens ready… Late March is a good time to move your evergreen trees and shrubs, providing the weather has warmed up slightly and the risk of frost is low. If the soil is waterlogged or frozen, it’s better to wait until next month. After moving, ensure you give your hedges and shrubs extra attention as careful watering is essential to their success in the first summer after moving. There is still time... Read More

01/02/2022

February Gardening Advice 2022

As spring approaches, planting conditions are starting to improve so now is the perfect time to plant bare root and root ball hedging plants, shrubs and trees- take a look at our video for advice on how to plant a bare root hedge. There is still plenty of time to plant roses, but ensure you choose an alternative area in which roses have not previously been grown to avoid new plants being exposed to replant diseases. If you want to cut back your deciduous hedges, this can be done now to... Read More

13/01/2022
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RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch 2022

Take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey on 28-30th January and do something great for nature.  How can I take part? Watch the birds for one hourChoose an hour over the weekend (between 28th and 30th January) to watch the birds in your garden or local park. Count the most birds that land at onceOnly count the birds that land in your garden or park, not those flying over. The same birds may land more than once, so you can avoid double counting by recording the highest number of... Read More

04/01/2022

January Gardening Advice

It’s a new year and there is plenty of opportunity for us to keep busy in the garden! Although January is often the coldest month, it’s also a great month to garden in preparation for a beautiful spring display. We should also be looking out for wildlife through this month, leaving appropriate food and shelter options and also making sure any water bowls haven’t frozen over. Find out how you can help wildlife here. It is still the season to plant bare root hedging plants whilst they are still dormant.... Read More

bhmas hours and delivery FINAL 08/12/2021
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Christmas Hours and Delivery Information

Christmas is approaching and we hope that you are all enjoying decorating your homes and getting into the festive spirit. Opening hours – Christmas and New Year Date Opening Thursday 23rd December Open until 1pm Christmas Eve Closed Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day Closed Monday 27th December Closed Tuesday 28th December Closed Wednesday 29th December Open 10am to 4pm Thursday 30th December Open 10am to 4pm New Year’s Eve Closed New Year’s Day Closed Sunday 2nd January Closed Monday 3rd January Closed Tuesday 4th January Open from 8am – normal... Read More

02/12/2021

Natural Christmas Decorations

Christmas decorating doesn’t have to be expensive! You can decorate your homes and get into the festive spirit with the whole family using the wonderful evergreens from your gardens. Conifer Wreath Let’s get started! Cut a nice size branch off your hedge plants, at least 5cm in diameter. Take one off a lower branch that was due to be trimmed in the spring. Grab your garden trimmers and snip off any side branches. Save all your pine trimmings as you will be using these for your wreath. Making your wreath... Read More