Archive : nurseries

Sep 29 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Miscellaneous, Products, Reviews,

Starke Ayres Garden Centre Visit

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My favourite outing – going to buy plants at my best-loved nursery – Starke Ayres Garden Centre. If anyone has it, they do! A great selection of seeds and seedlings (where I always go to first!) Every plant I have bought here has been well nurtured and tenderly cared for, from the supplier to the helping hands at Starke Ayres Garden Centre. My first impression was that they support organic gardening, first [...]

Apr 09 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Christine's garden, Gardening, Perenniels, Reviews, | 8 comments

Fairholme Nursery in Elgin

Fairholme Nursery

On Tuesday morning Barbie and I set off on a little road trip to go “plant hunting”. We were looking for slightly less common plants, specifically ornamental and unusual grasses which Barbie plans to make a feature of in her garden. Two weeks ago when I attended the Rare Plant Fair in Stellenbosch I bought a beautiful grass from Fairholme Nursery who were in attendance. The grass is Panicum Virgatum “Shenandoah”, and [...]

Feb 13 2011 by in Christine's garden, Reviews, | 3 comments

Ferndale Nurseries – a review

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I went to Ferndale Nurseries (yes again!) this afternoon and this time I remembered to take my camera (not the fancy, good one, just a little point and click – I didn’t want to look like a tourist). I always enjoy going to Ferndale – even when they are busy as they were today, the service is great and the selection is superb. I had no particular agenda today other than perhaps [...]