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Instagram post 2247421222813999830_2071959057 Galanthus nivalis still looking lovely on the nursery today - anything to brighten up this continual gloom!

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Instagram post 2245048169203334420_2071959057 Snowdrop hunting before Denis rudely interrupted!
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Instagram post 2244741552964469135_2071959057 Angelsey Abbey 2020 - our Snowdrop hunting season brought us to Angelsey Abbey in Cambridgeshire. A lovely Winter garden with some choice Snowdrop varieties. Francesca loved it - third generation horticulturalist..... maybe! #snowdrops #angelseyabbey #nationaltrust #springbulbs #valentines #gardens #plants #gardendesign #snowdropseason
Instagram post 2244737490688797977_2071959057 Chippenham Park 2020 - such a magnificent garden and it's February!! A surprise around every corner. The contemporary walled garden is an eye opener! We'll be back!
#valentines #chippenhampark #snowdrops #snowdropseason #snowdrophunting #gardendesign #gardens #familybusiness #wholesalenursery #hellebore #beautiful
Instagram post 2244732325134956545_2071959057 Chippenham Park just before storm Denis hit! We fell in love with this place this weekend - it was Valentines day after all! We even stayed here the night - stunning! #snowdropseason #snowdrophunting #chippenhampark #gardendesign #gardens #familybusiness #valentines #beautiful
Instagram post 2244728431571028459_2071959057 Our Snowdrop hunting season brought us to Chippenham Park Gardens in Cambridgeshire. We have to say, one of the most amazing gardens we've been to in a long time!
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Tag: Perennials

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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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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Get Planting Now!

This year is flying by at a tremendous rate of knots! It’s the end of November & Christmas is only a whisker away! Whilst gardeners are putting their gardens to bed for the Winter, designers & landscapers go up a gear. Autumn/early Winter is the best time to plant trees, hedging and shrubs, especially bare root & rootball material. The ground is still warm, encouraging root growth and there’s moisture in the soil. Come Spring, the plants will be established and

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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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‘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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A very eventful September spectacular

It’s difficult to believe it’s September already and the onset of Autumn is well under way! After a very dry year here in the south east, we’ve already experienced one of the wettest Augusts on record! Always a silver lining here at How Green, we have welcomed the rain, as Autumn signifies one of the best times for planting! With this in mind, we have a lot going on this month. Firstly, we have a trade open day Friday 4th

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Top Plants this Week

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

Instagram post 2247421222813999830_2071959057 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
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

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