April

      Welcome to  April which so far has seen us enjoying above average temperatures, some sunny days combined with chilly evenings and cold early mornings. With Easter occurring in the later stages of the month, the opportunity to get out into the garden comes at the perfect time. Take advantage of the good weather and go out and enjoy the garden! Happy Easter to all! 

        • We are only days away from the intake of summer bedding. As usual our grower has many varieties of geraniums on offer - the best selection in London?

        •A comprehensive range of large-flowered clematis are also on their way to us in the next few days, please give us a ring if there is a specific variety you are searching for (02079370481). 

        •We will now be open on Sundays until July, opening at 11am every Sunday excluding Easter Sunday. We are now also opening later on Thursdays, until 6.30pm. On Good Friday and Easter Monday we will be opening from 11am.

        •A new range of tools by Spear And Jackson called The Kew Gardener range are now available. Designed by Kew staff these tools are some of the most reliable available.We also have a new range of gloves from Briers giving a comprehensive selection of choices---a glove to fit every purpose.

         •A selection of cards from the Natural History's Archivist collection has been chosen by our florists to ensure we have a suitable card for any message sent with flowers.They are both beautiful and inexpensive.

         •The new season's seeds from Suttons, Thompson And Morgan and Franchi seeds are all in stock that include a full range of ornamental annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables.

         •Our herb range is once more available with all the common herbs as well as some more unusual culinary varieties.

         •Summer flowering bulbs have arrived including bedding dahlias, begonias, cannas, lilies, freesias etc, time to plant them in the next few weeks 

         •Garden maintenance and garden visits to prepare for the forthcoming summer can be carried out by the Rassell's garden services. Speak to Patrick Green on 07813602409.

         •Manure, mulches and organic soil conditioner are all available to improve your plant growth and health this year

         •Potted spring flowering bulbs, polyanthus, pansies and hellebores are readily available to brighten up window boxes and planters. Potted  windowboxes and hanging baskets can also be created for you