Category Archives: April

Good luck with Cherry Trees

Cherry blossom trees are ideal for small gardens. The bees love the flowers. In Japan, flowering cherry trees are considered to be a sign of good luck.

Special offer – Buy two trees and receive a free bag of compost worth £4.99

Prunus ‘Kiku-shidare zakura’

photo of Prunus 'kiku shidare zakura'Commonly know as Cheals Weeping Cherry. Very popular small tree with drooping branches wreathed with deep pink, fully double flowers during April. Spring foliage is bronze-green, later turning glossy green. Perfect in small gardens. Height and spread in 20 years 2.5m x 2.5m. Any well drained soil.

Prunus ‘Shirotae’ (Flowering Cherry)

photo of Prunus 'shirotae'Beautiful, wide-spreading tree with drooping branches that carry single or semi-double fragrant, snow-white flowers in long, drooping clusters during April. Attractive fringed green foliage. Non- evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years 3m x 5m. Any well drained soil will do.

Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’ (Purple-leaved Plum)

photo of Prunus 'cerasifera nigra'A very attractive tree with leaves and stems of blackish-purple. Covered with pink flowers in the spring. Decorative from spring to autumn. Dark foliage creates an attractive contrast. Non-evergreen. Height and spread at maturity 10m x 10m Any well drained soil.

Tomato plants now available

photo of tomatoes

Home grown tomato plants, potted up in 9cm pot

Over 12 varieties to choose from. Great value and quality

  • Alicante – Medium-sized fruits
  • Moneymaker – An ever-popular variety
  • Shirley – Heavy yielding, disease resistant
  • Alisa Craig – Renowned for its flavour
  • Roma – Medium size plum variety
  • Sun Gold – Sweet orange cherry variety, outdoors
  • Marmande – Medium to large beef variety, outdoors
  • Tumbling Toms – Ideal for baskets and tubs, outdoors
  • Gardener’s Delight – Medium size cherry, outdoors
  • San Pedro – Large Spanish fruit
  • Cherry Tom
  • Golden Sunrise – Sweet medium yellow fruit
  • Outdoor Girl – Outdoors
  • Garden Pearl – Great for outdoors