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Category Archives: Trees

Downside Nurseries Conifers

Downside Nurseries Conifers from Swanborough Conifers, Pewsey 24 Oct 2019   We have just had a delivery from Swanborough Conifers.  Mark Hovey, the proprietor, is an acknowledged expert and will be one of the judges at the RHS AGM conifer trials at Wisley next year.  He has picked us out some unusual...
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Shrubs at Downside

Shrubs are getting difficult to source, particularly anything out of the ordinary.  We try and propagate what we can ourselves and keep a sharp eye out for any interesting subjects. We have just had a delivery in from the shrub specialist Brockhill Nursery. Some very nice items: Albizia julibrissin (Persian...
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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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Trees – do you need to order your favourite?

Our suppliers, Frank Matthews have already started taking orders for the autumn.  We shall have a good selection on the nursery as usual but if you have set your heart on anything scarce or rare, please let us know now so we have a chance to get it reserved for...
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Autumn Borders, Winter Bedding, Trees and Hedging

Autumn Borders Asters – or Symphyotrichum (as we ought to call them now) are in full flower. We still have a good selection of the novae-anglia mildew resistant varieties, lovely shades of mauve, purple pink and white.  A nice change from the red and yellow autumn colours. Salvias are looking...
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