Festive favourites: The Holly and the Ivy

It will soon be Christmas, and what better way to celebrate the season and bring festive cheer to your garden than with two traditional Christmas favourites – Holly and Ivy. Countless cards carry their image, often with leaves touched by frost or covered with a crisp layer of snow, and your garden displays will have even greater appeal. Read more

Holly varieties (including Ilex 'Golden King')

Yet another positive year for Bransford Webbs!

The year began with the wonderful achievement of being awarded Silver in the Finished Plant and Tree Production category at the International Growers of the Year Awards, in Essen, Germany. Read more

Directors at Bransford Webbs

Diary

Wyevale Garden Centres launch 'Millennial Pink' poinsettia ahead of Christmas

Wyevale Garden Centres has given the nation’s favourite festive plant a millennial makeover, offering stylish households ‘tradition with a twist’ this Christmas. The exclusive pink poinsettia variety – named J’adore - has been intricately bred to produce its vivid colour along with an extra swirl of bracts.  Read more

LATEST Looking Good and Availability lists

Check out the Looking Good and Availability Lists for 7 Nurseries including Agrumi, Country Herbs & Plants, Dingley Dell, Chichester Trees and Shrubs, Hawkesmill, Kernock Park Plants, Seiont Nurseries and Volmary. Read more

Stunning Hellebores for spring 2018

The stunning Hellebore collection bred by Rodney Davey will be available from The Bransford Webbs Plant Company from February 2018. Read more

Helleborus Annas

Home Garden Breeders, Distributors and Suppliers meet in Paris

Urban gardening was the theme of Fleuroselect’s 8th Home Garden Conference that took place on 21-22nd September in Paris. Approx. 75 seed breeders and distributors for the home gardening market from 10 different countries attended. Read more

Must Have Perennials™ has launched its new website

Must Have Perennials™ has launched its new website offering varietal and growing information, and marketing support, to all Trade supply chain sectors from Breeders to Growers through to Retailers. This new site compliments the www.rozanneandfriends.com consumer-facing website & brand launched earlier this year. Read more

Irish grower to expand into the UK

One of Ireland’s foremost growers of nursery stock, Flannery’s Nurseries, is looking to develop its market by expanding into the UK with Bob Haward as their agent. Read more

Bob Haward

Successful launch of Proven Winners®

The Bransford Webbs Plant Company has had a successful first year supplying Proven Winners® shrubs to the UK garden centre market. For the first time, all plants were sold in white branded Proven Winners® pots, with new style bespoke labels and POS. Read more

Buddleja Blue Chip Jr, Proven Winners

The Ball Colegrave 2018 Catalogues are out now

Ball Colegrave are delighted to introduce their 2018 Plant, Seed and Vegetable Catalogues, full of exciting new and advanced genetics. Read more

Lavandula Superblue wins Silver Medal

A most outstanding variety of Lavendula angustifolia has just been awarded a well deserved Silver Medal at a major industry event, Plantarium in Boskoop. Read more

Lavandula 'Superblue' - Silver Medal winner

Allensmore Nurseries launches 2018 main season catalogue

Hot on the heels of the launch of their new Italian Plant Catalogue last month, Hereford-based Allensmore Nurseries have published their new 2018 Main Season Catalogue. Read more

Alocasia: September houseplant of the month

The Flower Council of Holland are this month recommending Alocasia, also known as elephant’s ear, as the September houseplant of the month. The decorative value lies in the magnificent foliage.  Read more

Innovation from Mr Fothergill's

As well as the acquisition of Darlac, Mr Fothergill’s revealed other innovations, including a new RHS AGM range, a starter range endorsed by David Domoney and the introduction Seasol and Optigrow. Read more

David Domoney's Get growing range

Get creative with ornamental grasses

Add striking texture, character and form to your garden this month with the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of the Moment’ for August – ornamental grass. Read more

Ornamental grasses in patio pots (including Miscanthus and Imperata) - Adam Pasco Media

The 2017 review

Hawkesmill Nurseries, the Warwickshire based family company, have had a whirlwind of a year in 2017! Read more

New Hebe for 2018

For 2018, The Bransford Webbs Plant Company have two new Hebe varieties, adding to their ever growing range. Bransford Webbs currently grow over 300, 000 Hebe a year across over 45 varieties. Read more

Hebe Celebration

Amaryllis: December Houseplant of the Month

Stylish and sensual Amaryllis (also known as Hippeastrum) is available in many varieties and rich earthy colours. This houseplant’s big feature is its changing appearance. You do not expect such a lavish display from such a sleek stem, especially not in the winter months.  Read more

FleuroStar Winner PinkTastic also first choice of British public

Current FleuroStar winner Calibrachoa MiniFamous Double PinkTastic from Selecta one continues to conquer the market. Read more

British-born Fleuroselect Secretary Sally van der Horst with FleuroStar Winner PinkTastic at Wisley

Jobs

Cyclamen: November Houseplant of the Month

Thanks to its white and brightly coloured flowers, Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum) is the ideal plant to combat the dark day blues for the November houseplant of the month. Read more

Best new plant introduction at South West Growers Show

Voted one of the top varieties at this year’s Ball Colegrave Summer Showcase, the unique green-red foliage and blazing-red, long-lasting flowers of Dragon's Breath™ Celosia once again proved to be the hottest plant at this years South West Growers Show, being crowned Best New Plant Introduction. Read more

In search of berried treasure

Berry-bearing trees and shrubs come into their own in autumn, creating colourful displays that last well into winter, which is why they have been chosen as the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) Plant of the Moment for October. Read more

Firethorn with red berries (Pyracantha)

Hawkesmill Nurseries - Brand New 2018 Catalogue

Hawkesmill Nurseries, the Warwickshire based family company, have a wonderful selection of tried and tested varieties alongside newer lines in their new 2018 catalogue. Read more

Pure Green: October houseplants of the month

Pure Green is about plants with air-purifying qualities which greatly improve their surroundings. Research by NASA has proven that some plants absorb harmful substances and carry them away with their roots. They also release oxygen and help maintain the humidity level in the home. The Houseplants of the Month for October are the stars amongst the Natural Air Purifiers: Spathiphyllum, Gerbera, Nephrolepis and Ivy. Read more

Keep greenery in your garden all year round - National Conifer Week 2017

This year’s National Conifer Week takes place from 30 September – 7 October 2017, encouraging garden centres around the country to embrace the beauty of conifers, and highlight them using eye catching displays, to demonstrate the variety and choice of conifers available. Read more

Conifers, Danica Box Hedge

The arrival of fashionably late perennials

Add fresh excitement to your displays this autumn with Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of the Moment’ for September– perennials. Read more

Verbena bonariensis - POM for September

Wyevale Nurseries offers new Taster Menu for 2018

One of the UK’s leading nurseries has unveiled a new concept in its 2018 promotional catalogue – the Taster Menu (August, 2017). Read more

Helichrysum amorginum ‘Red Jewel’

Consumer market research drives Allensmore’s 2017 Christmas new product development

Hereford-based Allensmore Nurseries new 2017 Christmas Wreath, Garlands & Table Decorations range is to be officially launched at the Four Oaks Show on 5&6 September Stand C6&7. Read more

On your marks, get set .... Ready for 'Four Oaks'!!!

Warwickshire based Hawkesmill Nurseries, who grow a plant for every business and every season, and who produce over 3.5 million plants throughout the year, will be showcasing at the Four Oaks Trade Show on Sep 5th & 6th. Why not visit them on stand B19 & 20, where they will be displaying some fantastic new products for 2018. Read more

Tantalising temptations for August

With over 40 years experience of growing amazing flower varieties, Warwickshire based Hawkesmill Nurseries are proud to present a stunning selection for delivery in August.  From Anemone and Solidago, to Grasses and Liriope....Hawkesmill knows no bounds when ensuring the vibrancy of your displays in late summer! Read more

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