Category Archives: This Month in the Garden

Rose Rose and more Roses

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The Roses have arrived !

The Rose season is under way, this year are largest selection ever. We have Swanes quality 2 and 3 year old bushes to select from, Including Standards, Climbing, Hybrid Teas and Floribundas.

As well as all the products to care for your roses and get the best results for the season. Call in and speak to our staff for help in selecting and caring for your roses.

Flowering Now for June

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As we enter the first month of winter. Our gardens have a surprising amount of plants bursting into flower.

From the Camellia Sasanquas and Japonicas, the amazing yellow flowering Xanthostemon Fairhill Gold, Ericas for low shrubs and pots.

Kalanchoe are starting to bud and look fantastic mass panted or growing in containers. Zygo cactus have been putting on an impressive display for many weeks and are also great for pots and baskets.

Clerodendron nutans is another hardy part shade loving shrub or potted specimum. If you need a colourful climber the Pyrostegia is a winner for a winter display.

The cymbidiums and Phalaenopsis are starting to bud up and will continue to flower throughout winter. Cyclamens love the cold and flower for many months just remember to keep them away from the heated rooms.

Plant of the month for June

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This months feature plant is Nandina lemon and Lime.

  • This stunning low maintenance plant grows to approx. 70-90cm high
  • very versatile and tolerates a wide range of conditions
  • evergreen with tight habit
  • Lush lime green foliage year round


Zygo Cactus

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The Zygo cactus season has begun!.

We have a large collection budding up and waiting to burst into flower for winter. They are perfect for pots or hanging baskets in a well lit room. Remember to keep them slightly dry and the will reward you with flowers for the winter months.