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East Bergholt Place, Suffolk

Monthly Blog

Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Insect Friendly Plants

Saturday 4th August 2018

Insect Friendly Plants   It has been one of the driest summers for a while and the gardens are all looking a bit parched. However this has been a bumper year for […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Dry Loving Plants

Sunday 15th July 2018

Dry Loving Plants It’s dry, very dry, and with that in mind this month we are looking at plants that will tolerate such conditions. Although they will tolerate such places it does […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Colourful Climbers

Friday 8th June 2018

Colourful Climbers We are almost half way through the year now, where did that go? Winter seems a distant memory but some things are still showing signs of the damage the cold […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: May Flowers

Thursday 3rd May 2018

May Flowers! A little sun and everyone is out in their gardens getting things pruned, cut back, planted and dead headed. May is always one of the most colourful of months with […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Tough Plants for Cold Gardens

Monday 16th April 2018

Tough Plants for Cold Gardens The cold spring continued far longer than welcomed but it wasn’t all doom and gloom for gardens as has meant that some plants have flowered for longer […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Spring Splendours

Tuesday 6th March 2018

What a dramatic week we have just had; snow drifts, roads blocked and biting easterly winds. Now we have the thaw is setting in (hopefully) we can look forward to warmer spring […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Late Winter Wonders

Saturday 3rd February 2018

Late Winter Wonders Spring is just around the corner, one more cold and wintery month to go. There are lots of lovely plants to look out for at this time of the […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Ever Present Evergreens

Monday 8th January 2018

Ever Present Evergreens Happy New Year to all, let’s hope that this year is as good for growth as the year just past. I don’t think I can remember a year where […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Festive Filigree

Wednesday 6th December 2017

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Well the home grown trees are cut and ready for sale, Holly and Mistletoe gathered and Wreaths made so the nursery is looking very […]


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Feeling Fruity

Sunday 5th November 2017

Well it’s still mild and no real sign of winter on the way as yet, but if you listen to old tales, then we are in for a hard winter. This is […]