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Instagram post 2198184003566297210_2071959057 We're almost there! The finishing touches to our first ever 'pop up' shop over the weekend and we'll be ready for you on Monday. We're open Monday to Friday 9-5. We have some beautiful seasonal shrubs, potted bulbs, planted arrangements, vouchers and some lovely hand crafted gifts. Come and enjoy a cuppa and mince pies on us and huddle around a real log fire!
#popupshop #openday2019 #wholesalenursery #christmas #kent #publicopenweekend #familybusiness #gifts #plants #perennial #shrubs #bulbs
Instagram post 2197838895838691826_2071959057 Choosing not to air our political views on social media this morning we thought we'd all need  cheering up!!
Instagram post 2195723294941001958_2071959057 Love where we live! A beautiful December morning at How Green HQ!
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Instagram post 2195721995226736271_2071959057 Tonto has been rather upstaged by plants and a baby on our posts of late! Here his owners shadows taking him for a walk on Winchelsea beach on a stunning December afternoon!
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Instagram post 2195718729977878481_2071959057 It's all about the sparkling lights! Daddy feet up whilst Francesca does all the hard work!
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Instagram post 2195716740636433872_2071959057 Winchelsea Beach on a stunning December day!
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Christmas Pop-Up Plant Shop 2019

Come along to our first ever festive open week! Our Christmas Pop-Up Plant Shop will be open to the public and trade from Monday 16th – Friday 20th December. Doors open from 9am-5pm each day. Searching for that last minute gift? We’ll have a selection of Christmas bulb baskets filled with winter and spring favourites, as well as hyacinths, daffodils and snowdrops, hellebores, potted bulbs, seasonal shrubs, How Green Nursery gift vouchers, festive decorations for wreaths and garlands, Christmas refreshments

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Photo of the designer Piet Oudolf with naturalistic planting in the background

How Green Winter Lectures – join us for a horticultural special treat!

****** SOLD OUT ****** For our first How Green Winter Lecture of the season, we are delighted to announce we will be screening the highly acclaimed film by Thomas Piper – Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf on 27th November 2019 at Hever Golf Club. Tickets on sale for £8.50. Spaces are limited. An immersive and meditative documentary that reveals how the world famous, revolutionary landscape designer, Piet Oudolf, up-ends our conventional notions of nature, public space and ultimately,

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Flower to floor power at Battersea Park Landscape Show

We recently attended the Landscape Show  in Battersea Park, London. The event took place on the 17th & 18th September and is one of the leading trade events in the Landscaping Industry. Showcasing everything from hard landscaping materials, lighting through to plant suppliers, there is everything for the garden designer under one roof. There are many trade stands showing their products and you get to meet the people behind them for information and tips. There are also a series of seminars

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Delightfully dashing dahlias

In the Victorian language of flowers, Dahlia denotes elegance and dignity.  We have over 40 varieties in stock, something to suit all tastes. They really stand out in a crowd – tall and elegant. Each one is unique, this particular beauty is Dahlia Red Fox.

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New arrivals from Australia

Welcome to our new fuzzy friends from Australia!  These amazing Tree Ferns (Dicksonia antarctica) can grow up to 15 metres (49 feet) but don’t worry, it takes a long time and most average out at 4.5m (15ft) maximum. Current stock ranges from 2ft to 6ft.  Please give us a call or email plants@howgreennursery.co.uk if you are interested in adding something special to your garden project.

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All hands on deck for Chelsea Flower Show delivery week

It’s the week we love to dread each year – Chelsea Flower Show delivery week! We are growing even more than ever this year. Our first Main Avenue garden with designer Nic Howard & David Harbor sculpture. We’re also growing for John Everiss and his Myeloma UK garden & three trade stands – eeek! Please have patience with us during this busy time, we are going as fast as we can to keep up with demand!

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Busy bees growing things for the countdown to Chelsea Flower Show has begun

Before we know it Chelsea Flower Show will be upon us and we are growing the plants for our good pals Chilstone and their trade stand.  They were awarded the tremendous 5 Star Award last year, so we are looking to emulate that again. We’re proud to be growing for John Everiss and his amazing garden sponsored by Myeloma UK.  Hopefully we can get the result we need to thrust the charity into the Limelight.  (www.myeloma.org.uk) We are also growing

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Top Plants this Week

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

Instagram post 2177281013049389833_2071959057 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
Instagram post 2177217202015503276_2071959057 We love this! Cotinus Grace in all its glorious autumn pomp. Commonly known as the smoke bush, this majestic shrub also looks great in the summer months. Purple tinted foliage festooned with purple - pink flowers that look like smoke, hence its name. 
Colour - purple foliage
Height x Spread - 6m x 5m
Soil - humus rich, moist
Position - full sun

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#howgreennursery #wholesalenursery #gardendesign #autumnplanting #cotinus
Instagram post 2170560752178502707_2071959057 Leucothoe Burning Love in 15 litre pots - lovely Autumnal colours in a ball shape!

Colour - Narrow crimson foliage
Height x spread - 40cm x 60cm
Soil - prefers an acidic soil
Position - shade, part shade

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#leucothoe #wholesalenursery #kent #gardendesign #autumnplanting

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