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Instagram post 2198396940654344494_2071959057 Turnings back the clocks nearly 30 years! Us horticulturalists can still have it large! Great night with great friends and fab band!
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Instagram post 2198377111604073976_2071959057 First boys night out in ages! What a fab night! Christmas has well and truly started!
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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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Nursery news

‘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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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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Let The Potting Begin!

We’ve been very quiet on these pages recently – we haven’t had time to update and fill you in with nursery news as we’ve been sooo busy! The weather has certainly helped, with a dry Spring after a relatively wet Winter helping the nations gardeners start in earnest. An upturn in fortune with the economy means our designer/landscaper customers have been flat out on projects, creating some wonderful gardens locally. As we enter August, our stock levels have taken a

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Chelsea Time Again!

How Green grow plants for medal winning gardens again! Another year, another grey hair! After growing for ‘A Potters Garden’ at Chelsea last, we thought we’d take on the stress and sleepless nights yet again! For us as humble growers, there is a lot of pressure to grow the plants and get them looking spot on for judging day! This time, the ever so lovely Jo Thompson approached us for growing for the M&G sponsored ‘The Retreat’ garden. She chose

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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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