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Averys Garden Centre Blog


February 23rd, 2014

With this wet but mild winter, daffodils have it seems ,suddenly appeared in all there golden glory. Nothing signals more, that winter is losing its grip  than the sight of daffodils to gladden the heart. No wonder Wordsworth  was moved to write “When all at once I saw a crowd, a host of golden daffodils”. A small drift of […]

Under Jasper’s watchful eye!

November 13th, 2013

At Avery’s we are more than just a garden centre, we are also growers and love nothing more at this time of the year than receiving our new stock of bare root roses, ready for us to pot up and so that the roots can establish over the winter and support strong vigorous growth in […]

Alan Avery explains how to – Take Semi-Hardwood cuttings

September 19th, 2013

This time of year (September) is a brilliant time to increase your stock of garden shrubs or bring  on replacements for those plants that no longer look their best or are coming to the end of their life. Look for healthy growth which is semi-ripe, not young and sappy and make a cut with the secateurs to make […]