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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!
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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: Spring Colour

Spring Open Days!

We welcome all for our first public open weekend of 2015 We’re all getting excited here at How Green, with only a week to go until our first special event of the year! For those of you who have never visited us, take this rare opportunity to come to a strictly trade only nursery. Choose from thousands of plants including perennials, grasses, alpines, herbs, veg plants, topiary and patio plants. All at competitive prices and with knowledgeable help and advice on

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We have lift off! Our first trade open days of the season

My how time flies! It only seems like five minutes ago we were heading into the depths of winter with all our plants snuggled up ready to go into hibernation! Christmas came and went and here we are, it’s the start of March and Spring is well and truly in the air! We have seen very buoyant early season sales, both with garden centre sales and landscaper orders which is fantastic! To bolster the early enthusiasm we bring to you the

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Seasons Greetings to You All!

A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy & Prosperous New Year from us all at How Green! It doesn’t seem like five minutes ago, we were penning these pages for Christmas and looking back at 2013 – how time flies! Here at the nursery, with Christmas just over a week away, the excitement has started to build for the festive season! The staff tea hut has been lavishly decorated with highly flammable tinsel and an appalling fake tree, making for

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Autumn – Hillcroft Revisited!

Seven months after our extensive planting project at Caterham on the Hill, we paid the site a visit, to see how it looked! Back in March, we were approached by Caterham Parish Council to deliver a new planting scheme at Hillcroft Corner, in the middle of Caterham on the Hill high street. The brief was simple. They wanted all the old woody shrubs replaced with something that would be very low maintenance, no watering and would look great all year

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Heavenly Heucheras!

As Autumn approaches and many plants start to fade, give some time and space for a Heuchera or two! Being evergreen, they are a perfect perennial to plant now to give some colour through the gloomiest of months! We here at How Green have a thing for a Heuchera and their versatility is second to none. They work very well in pots and containers, either alone or used in a combination with other plants. They are equally at home in

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Public Open Day Sunny Success!

How Green Nursery opened its doors to the public for the first time this year and how amazingly wonderful it was! From the popularity of last years series of open weekends, there was some apprehension this time round, due to the awful Spring weather. As if by magic, the sun shone bright and triggered gardeners to come out of hiding! How Green was packed for two days, full of eager horticulturists, desperate to get gardening after twelve months of dreadful

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A New Venture!

Last week the hard working staff at How Green finished a project to rejuvenate a prominent bed in Caterham on the Hill in Surrey. Working with the town’s parish council, we scrubbed out the tired, old shrubs and bedding. The brief was a complicated one! A low maintenance, drought tolerant garden that has all year round interest, with the wow factor! Not a particulary easy remit!! The shape and layout of the existing bed did not need changing and in fact

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Happy New Year!

What a wonderful Christmas we all had here at How Green! We kicked off the holiday in great style with our annual Christmas party. The dining room was turned into a Winter wonderland, decorated beautifully and Christmas carols filled the air! As is the tradition here at the nursery, there is no turkey with all the trimmings, not even a Christmas pud! This is through choice however and our loyal workforce unanimously vote in each year without fail……. fish & chips!!! Christmas

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Spring is in the air as bulbs come out of hiding

We at How Green are very particular when it comes to the quality of our plants. Great care and attention is given to get our plants looking as best they can for you! No more so than our potted bulb range. We adopt the traditional method of growing our bulbs in sand beds. As can be seen from the photo’s below, we place 4-5″ of sand on top of the bulbs. This ensures lovely tight, even growth. It is a

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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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