Summer colour starts here.

Summer colour begins here for your borders, pots & hanging baskets. One of the most popular groups of summer bedding and pot plants are Pelargoniums, you may know them as Geraniums. They take the form of either upright or trailing varieties. With their bright colourful blooms, that will be produced all summer long and well…

Something “a little bit different”.

Alongside the new Zonal Pelargoniums(Geraniums) we introduced to you last month we have 3 new varieties this year that are “a little bit different”. ‘Chocolate Girl’ is new to our variegated leaf Pelargonium range.  She has rich dark almost chocolate coloured leaves with a green edge to them.  As the sun gets stronger and the daylight hours…

Getting ready for Summer

Ok its a strange thing to write at the begining of December with the shops full of Chritsmas decorations and songs, but we really are.  Here at Cramden Nursery we are re writing our variety list and updating our online shop ready for spring and summer sales of young plants( well rooted cuttings). Our young plants will be ready…

Time to put your Pelargoniums to bed!

Time to put your Pelargoniums to bed. 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…

Website shop up and running at Cramden Nursery

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…

Pelargoniums on TV

Great to see Pelargoniums on TV last night, on BBC2s “The Great British Garden Revival”, Tom Hark Dyke did them proud. He looked as the miss naming of them as ‘Geraniums’, and the differences between them and true Hardy Geraniums ( aka Cranesbills). He planted a beautiful Victorian planter up with trailing Ivy leaf Pelargoniums, delicious…