Monthly Archives: May 2014

Rhododendrons and Azaleas Are Blooming Marvellous

Well, it’s that time of year again when Cragside is a riot of bold colours and wonderful scents perfume the air from the hundreds of Rhododendron and Azalea plants right across the entire estate. Let’s start at the Rock Garden … Continue reading

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Look What Arrived on Tuesday

These boxes arrived yesterday containing approximately 4000 plants for this years Carpet Bed designs. These are the only plants we buy. The rest of the plants (usually around 20,000) are either grown from seed in our nursery or they are … Continue reading

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May 2014

From my previous post you will probably have gathered that we are in the midst of growing our summer bedding plants. The picture above pretty much sums up what I have been up to. These are Clary ‘Monach Mixed’ seedlings … Continue reading

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