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Loving this Hellebore hybrid with an Anemone centr Loving this Hellebore hybrid with an Anemone centre a lucky customer found in a batch of White Lady yesterday. Beautiful hints of lime on the petals. We love the variations within our Hellebores this year! Great evergreen perennial for shady areas.
#hellebore #herbaceousperennials #wholesalenursery #kent #plants #gardendesign #ukgrown #familybusiness #gardenlife
Trolley of Allium Mount Everest head out to a reta Trolley of Allium Mount Everest head out to a retail customer today. Check out our new Plantpak Recover recyclable ♻ pots.
#alliums #wholesalenursery #kent #plants #gardendesign #gardencentre #environment #springbulbs
'Oi grandad – I am a lapdog don't you know!' #fami 'Oi grandad - I am a lapdog don't you know!'
#familybusiness #wholesalenursery #dog #lapdog #cosy #dontlikewinter
We are delighted to announce our next How Green Le We are delighted to announce our next How Green Lecture! We welcome Steve Edney, head gardener from the Secret Garden at the Salutation in Sandwich in Kent. All round good egg and mighty fine gardener will be speaking for us at Hever Golf Club on 12th March. Kick off 8pm and tickets strictly in advance £6.50. Message us for further details.
We love this little beauty – Soldanella Spring Sym We love this little beauty - Soldanella Spring Symphony flowering her head off on the nursery today. Tough and reliable, found growing up in the mountains of Europe. Otherwise known as the Snow Bell.
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#howgreennursery #wholesalenursery #plants #gardens #gardendesign #perennial #kent #familybusiness
Galanthus nivalis still looking lovely on the nurs Galanthus nivalis still looking lovely on the nursery today - anything to brighten up this continual gloom!

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#howgreennurseryplants #wholesalenursery #snowdrops #galanthus #kent #familybusiness #howgreennursery #gardendesign #plants #springbulbs
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Category: Trade News & Events

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Chelsea Bound!

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017      Chelsea here we come!   Our plants are off up to Chelsea Flower Show this week!  We’re proud to be supplying two trade stand show gardens – The David Harbour stand designed by Nic Howard of We Love Plants and the Chilstone stand designed by Allister Dempster of Sandstone Design Solutions. In 2016 we collaborated with Nic Howard on The David Harbour stand helping it win Best in Show and 5 Stars (the highest merit)! *** We’re very proud to announce that both stands won the

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Wishing you a happy & prosperous plant filled 2017!

Merry Christmas & here’s to a Happy and Prosperous 2017 from us all at How Green Nursery, including Dave the in-house Robin! We thank you for your custom and support this year and look forward to doing more business with you in 2017! We welcome all prospective customers to visit our nursery, so do pop along and see us, or contact us for a promptly answered quote! – Photo credit to How Green employee Sandra ‘Sarnie’ Belton –

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Christmas wicker planters filled with bulbs and Christmas gift tags

The Legendary How Green Christmas Quiz!

It’s that time of the year again where we roll out our annual brain teaser – the Legendary How Green Christmas Quiz – to get that grey matter ticking over the Christmas period. Loosen off your belts, relax in your favourite armchair and pour yourself a stiff one!  There are prizes for the best efforts returned to us by January 10th! Find the Christmas Quiz by downloading our latest Plant Availability List from the website Good luck everyone!

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Autumnal Delights!

After a pretty good Summer with long, warm sunny days, there’s definitely a nip in the air and dewy mornings! Autumn is well and truly upon us and the perfect time for planting. Historically this time of year is the best time to plant trees, shrubs and perennials, with the ground warm and moisture in the soil (hopefully – we need some rain!) We have been busily potting up the last few months and the nursery is now brimming with lots of

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Glorious Chelsea!

A hatrick of accolades at worlds greatest flower show! What a year it has been here at the nursery! We’ve been so busy and this year we have been involved with the Chelsea Flower Show more than ever! The previous four years, we have supplied one garden with plants, but this year we have grown for three! We were honoured to grow for the Meningitis Now charity in the artisan category. Being their thirtieth anniversary year, the exposure they got was

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‘To Tree, or Not to Tree’!!

How Green Expands it’s Offerings! Our speciality here at the nursery is herbaceous perennials which are all grown and nurtured here at the nursery. Our garden design/landscape customers are frequently looking for other material such as trees and shrubs to compliment their herbaceous planting. We have been working hard the past twelve months, building up a portfolio of growers throughout the UK and Europe who can offer us quality specimen plants. Please do not hesitate in contacting us for a

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The Wonderful World of Plants!

How Green head to the biggest horticultural show in the world! Last week we flew out to Essen in Germany to IPM,  over 1600 trade stands of plant heaven! Our second year in a visiting capacity, we use the opportunity to look out for new plants and to source material for clients. We specialise in growing herbaceous perennials, but our garden designer customers are looking for the whole package. We have a wide networking chain of contacts now and can supply trees

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Tonto the nursery dog wearing a blue christmas cracker hat sitting on the lap of one of the How Green workers at their staff Christmas meal

Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous 2016!

As another year draws to a close, we reflect on a great 2015! We here at How Green can’t believe how quickly 2015 has flown by!! It only seems like yesterday since we were penning these pages in a similar vain. What a year!! Our season started very early back in early February. After a wet early part of Winter, the weather started to behave and our landscape customers could work on projects without getting swamped! A cold easterly wind

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The Future is Futurescape!

The season here at How Green still rumbles on with landscapers and designers still very busy! We have been ordering in quality hedging and topiary for clients and our own grown perennials have been flying out. With all this activity, we still find time to attend the FutureScape trade show. FutureScape brings together landscape contractors (maintenance, design and build), garden designers and architects. The event has joined forces with the industry’s leading associations to promote the event to all their members.

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Autumnal Treats!

With the onset of autumn the nursery is a hive of activity! We are frantically potting up our new season perennials, grasses & ferns and our stock levels are bursting at the seams again! With the increased demand from garden designers and landscapers, we are also pleased to announce we are also now able to offer a very wide range of material. We now hold on site a full range of Taxus, Buxus and Bay in a variety of topiary

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Top Plants this Week

Our choice of plants putting on a show this week at the nursery.

We love this little beauty – Soldanella Spring Sym We love this little beauty - Soldanella Spring Symphony flowering her head off on the nursery today. Tough and reliable, found growing up in the mountains of Europe. Otherwise known as the Snow Bell.
#howgreenplantoftheweek
#howgreennursery #wholesalenursery #plants #gardens #gardendesign #perennial #kent #familybusiness
Galanthus nivalis still looking lovely on the nurs Galanthus nivalis still looking lovely on the nursery today - anything to brighten up this continual gloom!

#howgreenplantoftheweek
#howgreennurseryplants #wholesalenursery #snowdrops #galanthus #kent #familybusiness #howgreennursery #gardendesign #plants #springbulbs
Nice batch of home grown Pittosporum Silver Ball t Nice batch of home grown Pittosporum Silver Ball tucked up for the winter. (Pittosporum tobira Nanum in foreground) Great new variety that can be clipped into a tight ball. Not Buxus, but another alternative.

Colour - grey-green, glossy leaves edged white
Height x Spread - 80cm x 80cm
Soil - fertile, well drained
Position - full sun or part shade

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#howgreennursery #pittosporum #wholesalenursery #kent #gardendesign #autumnplanting #familybusiness
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