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Category Archives: Summer Bedding

Summer Shiners at Downside Nurseries

We thought you’d enjoy some pictures of a range of summer shiners at the nurseries just now.   So if you have an empty spot or corner to fill, it’s not too late! The images include gerberas, zinnias, geraniums, verbenas, Argyranthemum, heliotrope, begonias, antirrhinums, annual climbers, assorted hanging baskets…    ...
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Flowers looking lovely this Bank Holiday weekend at Downside

Here are a few plants at the Nursery which look particularly lovely this weekend all taken by Christina on 24th except for the LabLab which was taken on 9th. Floribunda Rose   ‘For your eyes only’ An award-winning floribunda compact shrub rose which flowers throughout the summer and grows to approx...
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Zinnias, Magellan, Impatiens, Brugmansia

The cut flower Zinnias we grow in the vegetable garden (Benary’s Giant) were greatly admired last year. They need little support and produce splendid bunches of flowers until the frosts. They last a good week or more in a vase. They would also look well planted in a herbaceous border....
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Bedding at Downside Nurseries

Our bedding is all listed on our website here. Our bestselling Argyranthemum marguerite “Madeira Cherry Red” disappeared from the list this year. It was always difficult to obtain so probably it was hard to propagate. We are trying Angelic Burgundy instead which seems to be the nearest and a few Aramis Velvet Red. ...
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