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From Garden to Glass !

From Garden to Glass !

Elder Flower Cordial Recipe Elder Flower cordial tastes like summer in a glass and can also act as the core......

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Spectacular St Lucia

Spectacular St Lucia

I was lucky to squeeze an incredible trip to St Lucia in just before lock down. With zero pre research......

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Streptocarpus and Begonias from Dibleys Nurseries

Streptocarpus and Begonias from Dibleys Nurseries

Dibleys Nurseries was established in Denbighshire, North-East Wales in 1976 and as well as being specialist houseplant growers, they are 30 time Chelsea......

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All About Grafting

All About Grafting

Grafting is an ancient horticultural technique which has been used at at Lime Cross Nursery since the 1980s to propagate conifers, trees and shrubs.

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Ten Cool Facts about Conifers

Ten Cool Facts about Conifers

Think you know everything about the humble Conifer. Think again. We break down our 10 favourite facts about Conifers

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How to Create a Bee Friendly Garden

How to Create a Bee Friendly Garden

Your garden has a symbiotic relationship with bees – to enjoy beautiful flowers you will need bees to pollinate them......

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Lime Cross Nursery Exhibit at Journées des plantes à Varengeville sur mer

Lime Cross Nursery Exhibit at Journées des plantes à Varengeville sur mer

You might recognise the name Varengeville sur mer from the Herstmonceux sign post and as our french twin town. This charming......

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In Celebration Of Autumn Colour By Ros Crowhurst

In Celebration Of Autumn Colour By Ros Crowhurst

Here at Lime Cross lots of our homegrown deciduous trees are getting ready to drop their leaves in anticipation of......

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The Glorious Ginkgo

The Glorious Ginkgo

Yes we do have fabulous underwear!  At least, we have a ginkgo tree amusingly named ‘fabulous underwear’, along with a......

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Silver Gilt At Rhs Chatsworth Flower Show

Silver Gilt At Rhs Chatsworth Flower Show

Vicky & Helen spent the weekend creating a captivating conifer stand at RHS Chatsworth Plant Show. The theme of the......

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Planting Tips - Resplendent Rhododendrons

Planting Tips - Resplendent Rhododendrons

One of the most decorative evergreen flowering shrubs, rhododendrons are renowned for their spectacular spring flowers of almost every size......

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The Good Life (Tamsin’s story)

The Good Life (Tamsin’s story)

The pleasure of gardening, on balcony, patio, garden or allotment, brings many health benefits and rewards and is an activity......

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Our Top 10 Conifer Gardens Of The World

Our Top 10 Conifer Gardens Of The World

Our own love of conifers has come about because we love plants with interesting colours, textures and forms. To celebrate the conifer......

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