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Big – Bushy and so Beautiful

March 24th, 2017

No not Alan! But our hedging plants! Jasper, our nursery hound explains that hedges are the ultimate garden boundary – they don’t blow down in the wind, absorb noise and are a fabulous home to a whole host of wildlife. And the good news is – this is the perfect time to plant a hedge, […]

Today is all about Snowdrops…

February 13th, 2017

Today is all about Snowdrops. Here at Avery’s we love Snowdrops, they grow in clumps by the river and are propagated at this time of the year. Today we are been lifting and dividing the clumps and potting them up to sell as young plants “in the green” So todays questions is do you have […]

Another 300 have just arrived!

December 3rd, 2016

Another 300 freshly cut Christmas trees from the Quantock Hills have just arrived. You will be pleased to see Jasper, the nursery hound, was supervising everyone.  

Potted Christmas Trees

November 17th, 2016

Planting soft fruit

November 4th, 2016

Newly arrived for sale are this seasons soft fruit,Raspberries,Blackcurrants, Gooseberries,and may more including Rhubarb which is classed as a vegetable and not a fruit. Many of the pots have five plants in for £8.00 which will give years of summer sorbets or better still clotted cream  and strawberries. AS it said`s on the telly,Treat yourself,it […]

Test Message

October 30th, 2016

Test Message

New Seasons Roses

October 28th, 2016

  Just arrived  are  our new season roses which are being potted up by George into 4lt pots with added long lasting fertilizer. George is one tough lady as she spurns the use of gloves to sort out this thorny job.

Japanese maple in autumn colour

October 22nd, 2016

This year the autumn colours are stunning  and for a small garden a Japanese maple,of which there are numerous varieties and colours is an ideal choice. Jasper recommends buying and planting them now as you can see what the autumn colour is like and it`s the best time to plant them as they will establish […]

Euonymus europaeus ( Spindle Tree)

October 6th, 2016

As the weather starts to turn colder, the trees and shrubs start closing down for the winter giving us a final burst of colour in the Autumn months before winter exerts it`s icy influence. One of the best large shrubs for brilliant reds with red and orange seed capsules is our native Spindle tree (Euonymus […]

Clerodendron bungei

August 29th, 2016

An interesting, easy  shrub growing at Avery`s and of course being shown off by our resident gardening expert is Clerodendron bungei. It likes a sunny well drained position where it will produce large rosy-red, fragrant, flowers in Aug-Sept. It tends to sucker a lot which need to be kept in check or dug up to plant […]