Blenheim Show 2015 build up

Visit Pro Gardens Ltd at The Blenheim Palace Flower Show, 19 – 21 June, 2015 to find out how Jamie and the team can transform your garden. Our proud sponsors: Nicholls www.johnnichollstrade.co.uk Pavestone www.pavestone.co.uk Readyheadge www.readyhedgeltd.com...

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Full steam ahead

It’s full steam ahead here. So much is going on and the season is well underway with grass to be mowed, borders to weed, plants to planted, just one thing missing! What, may you ask? If you have not noticed, it’s the long sunny days! We have the lighter evenings now but it is still getting cold at nights. I am still needing my nice woolly jumper! The plants in the nursery are needing the sun. We have stock that we are growing on for...

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Pro Gardens premiers their first show garden

Pro gardens Ltd is staging their first show garden, to be premiered at The Blenheim Palace Flower Show, 19 – 21 June, 2015. Pro Gardens Ltd secured design, landscaping and maintenance contracts at last years show and are delighted to be showcasing this enchanting Show Garden at Blenheim this year. The submission for this year’s entry is creating lots of excitement and beautifully illustrates Jamie, our young, talented designer at work. Visit Pro Gardens Ltd at the Blenheim Palace Flower Show and find...

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Hanging Baskets and Pots

Who said a pot or hanging basket must contain bedding plants such as impatiens and geraniums? For a fresh approach to your hanging baskets, why not plant up with herbs such as Thyme (Thymus serpyllum ‘Annie Hall’), with its tiny pink flowers? Add Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis’ sittinghurst blue ‘) mixed with Salvia argentea, with it’s flat silver leaves, to this combination. You can add colour with viola, dianthus – this could be Doris, a nice old fashioned dianthus, or houndspool ruby which will give...

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Dull damp day

On a damp dull day, that feels quite chilly, it’s hard to believe spring is here at Pro Gardens. The signs are all round us; we have daffodils flowering by the road sides bringing colour to hedgerows and verges. Stratford upon Avon is lovely as you approach it, with its tree-lined Banbury Road. The prunus is flowering and we see the Magnolias with their buds bursting forward. My favourite of these being the Magnolia ‘Etienne Soulgange-Bodin’ with its large tulip shaped flowers, that are a creamy...

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Spring

Spring has nearly arrived and with it there are new beginnings, here at the nursery site. Our new office is now in place and today the electrics are being installed. So things are taking shape and over the next few weeks we will move over into a warm purpose built office. March also brings a change as the season starts to shift, with colour coming into the garden. Daffodils and spring colour are starting to appear. This year the daffodils seem late in showing themselves, but the snowdrops have...

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Brailes Show 2014

The sunny morning of 9th August saw us load up two vans with plants and our new show stand that we had first used at Blenheim Flower show. We appreciated the good feedback,...

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