As featured on Gardener’s World

As featured on Gardener’s World

We were thrilled to watch Monty Don taking such good care of our little Candida lily on Thursday 12th July’s Gardener’s World. A couple of weeks ago the phone rang. I was busy watering (unsurprisingly!) and nearly couldn’t reach it in my pocket. ...
Eight steps to perfectly planted water lilies

Eight steps to perfectly planted water lilies

We send out most of our plants bare rooted to keep delivery costs down. You will need to plant them up when they reach you. Even if you buy pre planted water lilies in pots, except for pygmy varieties like pygmaea Helvola, you will certainly need to re-pot them...
Water lilies stole our hearts

Water lilies stole our hearts

In 1972 we installed our first pond in our garden. It was a preformed, kidney-shaped plastic pond with some shelves. We dug the hole, dropped in the container and filled it with water. Then, like so many people with a new pond, we thought ‘Now what?’ In...
Are Water Lilies Difficult to Grow?

Are Water Lilies Difficult to Grow?

Premier among pond plants is the water lily.  There are two main groups of water lily in the world, the hardy water lily and the tropical water lily. Tropical water lilies do not like our climate and are difficult to grow unless you have a specialist tropical...

2018 Summer Break All orders received up until 12 noon on Tuesday 24th July will be dispatched by Wednesday 25th July. Orders received after the cut off will be dispatched week commencing Monday August 13th. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Dismiss