As winter begins to fade signs of sping can be found in the garden and countryside. The catikins of the Hazel come in February and as the trees are leafless they are easy to spot. These pendulous catkins are the male part of the flowers, the female flowers are the red tufts that grow out…Details
The cold grey weather of February is brightened up for us here at Cramden Nursery by the vibrant flowers of the Witch Hazel. The spidery flowers come in oranage, red and yellow and give a gentel scent of the summer to come . The Witch Hazel begins to flower as early as January, bringing us…Details
February is a time of anticipation for spring and summer colour in the garden. There are, however plants that can liven up your garden with colour even in this grey month. Hellebores come in an array of colours to brighten up your borders with either simple single flowers or dramatic double flowers.Details
Here at Cramden nursery we have a layer of snow everywhere. Snow has great insulative qualities, so although the night time temperatures are dropping below freezing this pot of Erodiums will not be feeling the worst of the frost bite.
Here at Cramden Nursery all our Pelargoniums are propagated through cuttings. We have used the trusty “jiffy7” plug to root them into, for over 30 years. They arrive with us on a roll as a compressed and dehydrated biscuit then with a little water they rise and expand and become the perfect rooting environment for…Details
The begining of something beautiful, our seeds of Geranium Maderence have germinated and so their journey of life begins. They unfurl from their seeds case. Their seeds leaves open wide and photosynthesis to create energy for growth Then their true leaves are formed, see how very different they are to the seed leaves.Details
It is great to see the first crocus flowers coming through on our window boxes at Cramden Nursery, the snowdrops are also out. Life is bursting into action everywhere.
It is frosty and white outside, but inside our green houses at Cramden Nursery we and our plants are toasty and warm. Enjoying bright sunshine and great light levels for our plants to keep growing.We have had highs of 37.7kl of light today, anything above 20kl is great growing weather inside our green houses.