Over 300 varieties of shrubs to choose from.
We have over 500 varieties of Perennials to choose from.
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September.....

September days are noticeably shorter and generally cooler than August, so there isn’t as much to do in the garden at this time of year, but many of you, will now be reaping the rewards from your fruit or vegetable patch. Now is the ideal time to plant any spring-flowering bulbs, ready for next year.


Plant of the Month.....

Japanese Anemone

Few plants can upstage the Japanese anemone when it comes to autumn elegance. Flowering from August until late October their flowers, range in colour fom white to dark pink and almost every shade in between and prove a strong and long lasting element to almost any border. Their height can be from 50-150cm.

Fully hardy , Japanese anemones will grow happily in sun or semi-shade and a most but well-drained fertile soil.


Spring Flowering Bulbs.....

The Spring-flowering bulbs have arrived. As always, we have some NEW and interesting varieties this year, along with the best selection of traditional favourites. NEW ones include a 'Daffodil of the year' called 'Rainbow', a Fritillaria 'Pontica' and a Narcissi 'Starlight Sensation'. Below is a brief description:

      Daffodil of the Year 'Rainbow'         White with peach cup. Flowers: April. HEIGHT: 40cm       
                       
      Fritillaria 'Pontica'         Lime, citron green bells. Flowers: April to May. HEIGHT: 25cm      
                       
      Narcissi 'Starlight Sensation'         Multi-headed white. Fragrant. Flowers: April. HEIGHT: 35cm      
                       


Poinsettias.....

The Poinsettias are coming along very well and looking healthy. This year we will have 13 varieties to choose from.


Fruit Trees and Shrubs.....

              Plan it.....Plant it..... - Extend the season and carry on gardening throughout the Autumn whilst planning for Spring. Cooler days and warm soil make autumn the best time to plant most trees and shrubs. A really useful fact sheet on how to plant trees and shrubs is available  
       
                       


Jobs for.....September

  • Continue the colour by replacing summer bedding with autumn flowering plants and spring bulbs.
  • The days may be getting shorter and cooler but new plants will still need watering.
  • Whilst the nights may be cool your greenhouse can still get very warm during the day. Don't forget to ventilate.
  • September is an excellent time to start sowing lawns. The warm soil and overnight dews give the seed a perfect start.
  • Clumps of congested perennials can be lifted and divided at this time of year.
  • Give your greenhouse / cold frame a good wash ready for autumn.


Also.....

For a more extensive list of gardening advice, have a look at the Daleside Garden Calendar for hints and tips, on what you could be doing in the garden at this time of year. We regularly update the calendar with details of activities for the coming months. Regularly updated lists showing all the plants and trees we have in stock (subject to availability)

It is well worth viewing our online Gallery, for anyone who appreciates the beauty of plants and flowers. All the photographs are taken by our in-house photographer and are available to purchase.

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