Clematis cirrhosa var. balearica (c.Sharon Pearson)

Fergus Garrett, head gardener at Great Dixter, begins a new series of Nurseryman's Favourites. This month he selects those small, often delicate, plants that bring the February garden to life.

Alitags professional labelling kit

Give your plants smart, clear labels with this professional labelling kit from Alitags. 

Flowering veg bouquet c. Peter Bauwens

The kitchen garden is back, and with it the complete experience of sowing, growing and eating. Yet vegetables can be so much more than just food; they can improve ecology, encourage birds and bees, offer colour and seeds. You could even take it one step further and bring flowers from the vegetable plot inside. 

Vinca difformis c. Jason Ingram

Chris Marchant of Orchard Dene Nurseries chooses Vinca difformis for its grace and long season of interest – with the occasional flower right through to December. Plus her pick of other top plants for the winter months.

Crocus 15% discount

Online plant retailer Crocus is offering readers a 15% discount this month on their plant range - and many of their products  

Reader offer on Pomona fruit trees

Pomona Fruits are offering readers a 15% discount on an exciting selection of fruit trees including apple, pear, plum and medlar.

Great British Elm Experiment - saplings for Lambeth

We've got five British elm saplings to give away as part of 'The Great British Elm Experiment' to re-establish healthy British elms back into the country.


Taxodium distichum c. Jason Ingram

Chris Marchant of Orchard Dene Nurseries chooses the swamp cypress Taxodium distichum for its fiery autumnal colours. Plus eight other plants to bring interest to the garden in November.

Ixiolirion ledebourii c.Avon Bulbs

This is a fantastic offer - interesting combinations to create your own own stylish spring planting displays, quality bulbs from one of the top bulb specialists AND a 25% saving 

Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia' c.Jason Ingram     

The end of summer may be in sight but there are plenty of plants that continue to give the garden impact late into the season. Nurserywoman Chris Marchant chooses nine of the best, including Persicaria amplexicaulis Taurus (=‘Blotau’)

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