Monday 22 October 2012

Wednesday 3 October 2012

Preparing for Winter!!

The nursery is  now being moved into the winter mode, involving a huge amount of plant shuffling to their winter stations.

As part of the winter relocation of plants, there are now Baobabs and Erythrinas hanging naked from the tunnel roof !!!!!! 

Monday 1 October 2012

Cheilanthes Lanosa

Another new one for the nursery, coming in 2013.

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 Cheilanthes Lanosa

Also known as the Hairly Lipfern (great name!), this is a soft-textured fern with green leaflets along a brown stem.

It's ideal for rock walls and in shady stone troughs.  It's equally at home in fairly well-drained garden soil and in containers.

It's not a huge plant at 30 cm high to 40 cm wide... perfect for those small places.

It comes from the US, Pennsylvania to New Mexico... and would look lovely in our UK gardens!

An added bonus is that it's also deer resistant, great for round here!