How to overwinter your beautiful Dahlias. Dahlias are not frost hardy and so need to be lifted for the winter months. Dahlias produce a swollen root system and it is these roots that need to be protected. Your first job will be to cut back the aerial part of the plant right down to the…Details
Had a productive morning sitting in the warm resetting our website shop. It is now ready to begin taking orders for rooted cuttings of: Scented Pelargoniums, Unusual Pelargoniums, Ivy Leaf Pelargoniums and Zonal Pelargoniums. They will be ready for dispatch in March 2016. Check it out on : https://cramdennursery.co.uk/ Gosh so that is 2015 with only a…Details
We have had a busy week potting up all of our Lavender plants. The Angustifolia (English ) types, will sit quietly and not start to grow until the spring time, while the Steochas (French Varieties) will gently grow through the winter for us and be ready for sale first.Details
Here they are,our spring Pansies pricked out and ready to grow.
Here are our Pansie seedlings ready to be pricked out and transplanted, it’s going to be a fiddly job but it will be worth it for those beautiful spring flowers.
With only a couple of cold spells here on the nursery so far this winter we have just got around to putting our deciduous Agapanthus (planted out in the border) to bed for the winter. There are 2 types of Agapanthus, deciduous (lose their leaves and die down for the winter) and evergreen (keep their…Details
I hope you have had a wonderful display from all your Pelargoniums this summer? As the days begin to draw in it is time to begin to think about putting the garden to bed for the winter and that includes your Pelargoniums. They are not frost hardy so will not survive our winters. Ideally they…Details
Dahlias are not frost hardy and so need to be lifted for the winter months. Dahlias produce a swollen root system and it is these roots that need to be protected. Your first job will be to cut back the aerial part of the plant right down to the base of the plant. Use a…Details