Category: Plants in focus

Shining a Light on Alpines

The hills are alive with the sound of…….. alpines? This week, the nursery has taken on a patchwork of colour within our alpine beds. The trigger of longer day-length and warmer temperatures are the catalyst for a dramatic display! Alpines are found across the globe, including Britain, and can be found growing from the foothills to the peaks of the highest mountains. Their worth in the garden is immense. They can be planted in rockeries, walls, border edges and patio pots, proving their versatility. Scroll

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Hellebores bring cheer to the new year

January is now upon us and even with all this inclement weather around, another season has begun at How Green. It’s not just our potted bulbs that are ready, there are plenty of other reminders that Spring is round the corner. Primulas in full flower, Erysimum in bud and our Hellebores are coming out of hibernation. Having said all this, we have now put a curse on the weather and we’ll get an arctic blast like last year. Our rain dances at the

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Our pretty little stars hit the headlines!

How Green Nursery hit the headlines recently when some of our Coreopsis played starring roles in October’s edition of the BBC’s Gardens Illustrated magazine. The publication has a plant focus piece each month, and October saw the turn of wonderful Coreopsis. With over 20 different Coreopsis varieties grown here at the nursery, Sharon Pearson (photographer for the publication and a good customer of ours) dropped in and got trigger happy with our stock, resulting in some cracking photos of these

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