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Merry Christmas!

It’s hard to believe another year has whistled by! What a fantastic year 2017 has proved to be! We started early, back in February, with our garden design customers involved in some big projects which got the ball rolling. The garden centres then picked up as the weather improved in the spring. Before we knew it, Chelsea Flower Show was upon us and we grew the plants for our good pals Chilstone and their beautiful trade stand. They were awarded

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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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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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How Green Winter Lecture No.2: Tom Coward of Gravetye Manor

****** SOLD OUT ******    Wednesday 8 March 2017 For our second Winter Lecture, we’re thrilled to announce a special evening with renowned Tom Coward – Head Gardener of the beautiful and influential 35 acre gardens at Gravetye Manor in Sussex. Former assistant Head Gardener at Great Dixter and regular columnist in Country Life Magazine. At Chiddingstone Castle in Chiddingstone, Kent Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start Entry £10 to be paid in advance (no tickets on the door) Refreshments

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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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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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