Posts tagged: Gardening

BBC Devon – Toby Buckland Show

By Paul, 01/07/2018 3:27 pm

Great to be on the Toby Buckland Show this morning. Hope everyone was listning, other wise you can listen again on IPlayer www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p069xvkf .

One of Our favourite plants, ideal for a shady spot!

And some very welcome rain as well. This should get the plants in your gardens looking lush again and soften the ground a bit for some summer planting!

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Preparations For Easter Fair

By Paul, 12/04/2017 2:52 pm

We have begun all the moving about and re-organizing we need to do to make room for the Crafters and other stalls for this coming weekends Easter Fair. This year we have overflow hard standing for extra parking and the weather forecast looks good for the weekend (if You will be able to warm up with a nice hot beverage and a slice of pizza.  Sadly, due to illness, we won’t have the mobile forge working this year but we will have their Victorian Sock Knitting Machine working away making some seriously good quality socks! We try to post more about individual crafters over the next couple of days if we get time.

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Bring on 2017!

By Paul, 02/01/2017 10:18 am

Our 2017 season starts here! The Nursery is now open right through the year. We start the year with a Plant Sale, an opportunity to pick up some bargains as we make some room for all the new stock we shall be growing this coming year! Shortly we will see the arrival of our Seed Potatoes and we already have refreshed stocks of Kings Seeds and the Sarah Raven and World Kitchen Seeds from Johnsons. The garden is a place where we can all escape the pressures and stresses of modern life while making a positive contribution to our environment. Gardening is such a healthy and rewarding past-time so plan your plantings now and look forward to a bountiful 2017! We look forward to seeing all our customers old and new so bring on 2017!

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New Frost Resistant Pottery

By Paul, 13/03/2015 1:43 pm

We have had another delivery of pots from Pot Pourrium. Who as usual have brought a varried selection of superb pottery for our customers to choose from. Wheather you want rustic charm or modern and bold there is something for everyone.

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Valentine Roses

By Paul, 13/02/2014 8:59 pm

Check out our Full Rose Availability to find the perfect variety for your beloved this Valentines Day. Much better than buying a bunch of cut roses at overinflated prices, flown from half-way around the world that will only die in less than a week. One of our beautiful rose bushes will bring colour to the garden for many years to come, what could be better than the gift that grows!

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PLANT SALE NOW ON

By Paul, 04/01/2014 9:54 am

A selection of our Trees, Shrubs & Roses as well as a few other bits and bobs are now on sale for the remainder of January (or until they all sell!) Offers include selected 2/3 year old Fruit trees for just £15 each or 2 for £25. Ornametal trees we have selected some trees now at £17 each or 2 for £30 and some of these trees stand more than 8ft tall, we’re not talking whips here they will give instant effect. Roses on offer include numerous varieties of Floribunda & Hybrid Tea Roses at 3 for £10, selected Shrub Roses Now 3 for £15 & several varieties of David Austin English Shrub Roses at 3 for just £20.  There are also lots of shrubs on offer including a selection of 2/3 Litre potted shrubs at just £4 each or 3 for £10.  If you’ve got a gardening project or need to replace a few things in your garden then there is no better time to do it and save money while you can.

We will be adding to these offers as we sort through our stock throughout January so keep an eye on this blog or follow us on either Facebook or Twitter for the latest offers. Alternatively pop in and see for yourself the bargains on offer.

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Patio Clematis

By Paul, 25/05/2013 8:20 am

Stunning Patio Clematis from the Raymond Evison Collection. These include C. ‘Rebecca’ with large, rich velvet red flowers that come & come again throughout the summer. C. ‘Ooh La La’ has pink striped flowers that really stand out. Normally this collection in 3 Litre deep pots and trained onto bamboo ‘ladders’ retail at £14.95 but we have them on special at the moment for just £11.99 each or 2 plants for £20! They will look superb on in patio containers or grown up fences & trellis. Sure to impress the neighbours.

Clematis 'Ooh La La'

Clematis 'Rebecca'

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SUMMER BEDDING

By Paul, 02/05/2013 8:02 am

We now have ready a large selection of summer flowering bedding plants just in time for the May Bank Holiday weekend. You’ll still have to keep an eye out for any late frosts, especially for tender options such as Begonias & Marigolds but there are still plenty of hardier options if you want to get started but live in a frost pocket. These include Alyssum, Antirrhinums, Mimulus, Cineraria Silver Dust & Stocks, all of which can stand a frost once hardened off. Even Petunias & Geraniums will tolerate light ground frosts once hardened off. If you are lucky enough to live in a milder spot or be able to offer plants a little additional protection with fleece or plant up containers undercover, then there is a wide range available. You don’t have to make elaborate bedding schemes like the ones you see in municipal parks, spectacular though they are, a few bright bedding plants in herbaceous & shrub borders can enliven these spots.  We are optomistic that the weather will be better this summer than last year and what better way to make the most of your outdoor spaces that quick growing, colourful Bedding plants!

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EASTER SUNDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

By Paul, 26/03/2013 9:35 am


Cove Garden Nursery will once again be hosting our Easter Sunday Arts & Craft Market showcasing a whole range of local hand-made arts & crafts.  Stalls include jewellery, fused and blown glass, pottery, textiles, wood craft, vintage china, ironmongery, cup-cakes and handmade chocolates, organic meat and more!  Alongside our extensive plant range it’s a great way to spend an Easter Sunday finding inspiration for your home and garden, whilst supporting local craft businesses.   Wicked Willows will be working on site and you can come and meet the willow dragon!  Entry to the Craft Fair is FREE!

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Wooden Log Planters

By Paul, 08/03/2013 8:19 pm

We now have a new range of Devon made Wooden Planters which I’m sure will be popular. Constructed from pressure treated timber and held together with corrosion resistant screws, these planters are built to last. The 3 rustic designs are perfect for the rural environment or could easily be stained or painted to match your existing colour scheme. We’ve mocked up some planting ideas so that they can be seen at their best, but pop into the Nursery and give them a closer inspection.

Log Planters 3 sizes, Built to Last

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