Winter gardening, by Ken Crowther

With winter here we need to think of presents, not just for Christmas but a living present, and what better than to plant something with a little perfume.  Witch Hazel (Hamamelis), winter Honeysuckle (Lonicera ‘Winter Beauty’) and Daphne will add attractive fragrance to your winter border. Plant variegated shrubs such as Eleagnus, Osmanthus, Phormiums and…

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Posted in Gardening By Ken Crowther On 14th December 2009 | 0 Comments

Looking back at 2009

2009 has been a year of mixed blessings. During the summer one of our main competitors ceased trading and so we bought the assets of the business. This has given our factory a new lease of life with additional woodworking lathes, racking for storage, machinery and packaging. We also had to put our workers onto…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 11th December 2009 | 0 Comments

Autumn is here, by Ken Crowther

Shorter days, cold nights and regular falls of colourful leaves herald the start of Autumn. It’s time to tidy up, prepare for winter and finish off planting new roses, shrubs and trees. But don’t be depressed because Autumn gives us some fantastic colours; from the large shrub Rhus through to Acers, Colchicum or Autumn Crocus`s…

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Posted in Gardening By Stuart Elsom On 20th November 2009 | 0 Comments

Looking forward to Spring

Despite the cold weather, November is the time to get the garden ready for the new year by planting spring bulbs. When choosing bulbs avoid any that are damaged or feel soft. Instead select firm and plump bulbs as these will give the best flowers. After you buy them it is important to get them…

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Posted in Gardening By Stuart Elsom On 2nd November 2009 | 0 Comments

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