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Four Oaks Virtual Trade Show 2020

By | 18/08/2020

With the Four Oaks Trade Show not being able to run this year, the show organisers are hosting a virtual Plant of the Year 2020. We have entered 2 plants which have been shortlisted, I’m sure you agree that they are well worth a vote ? Echinacea Pretty Parasols and Salvia Caradonna Pink Inspiration. Vote…

IPM Essen 2020

By Sharon Lowndes | 27/01/2020

IMP Essen Germany 2020 January 28th to 31st 2020 will be our seventh year of exhibiting at IPM , Essen in Germany. We have seen our export sales go from strength to strength over  the past few years. Come and visit our stand and see what we have new  for 2020 in our Agapanthus range.…

Four Oaks Trade Show

By Sharon Lowndes | 22/08/2019

Visit us at the Four Oaks Trade Show on 3rdth and 4th September 2019 Come along and see us to discuss all your requirements for 2020. Find out what new varieties we have and what you can add in to your range. Our stand number is E81. We look forward to seeing you.  

HTA National Plant Show

By Sharon Lowndes | 13/06/2019

Visit us at the HTA National Plant Show, 19th-20th June 2019 The annual HTA National Plant Show will take place on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th June 2019 at Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry. Came and see us on stand 179 and see what we have new for next year.    

Installation of new LED lights

By | 07/02/2019

The future’s bright with a Leader Grant from the New Rural Development Programme for England We are completing the installation of LED lights into our second propagation greenhouse, to enable us to expand the weaning of tissue culture plants throughout the winter, with a capacity of 200,000 plants under lights as any one time. Apart from…

Agapanthus Fireworks wins ‘Best in Show’

By Sharon Lowndes | 13/09/2018

Agapanthus Fireworks Fireworks wins ‘Best in Show’ at Glee 2018. Fireworks is a fantastic evergreen with large bicolour Blue and white flowers. The flowers are very large and can last up to 8 weeks in bloom. Fairweather’s are the only UK nursery offering young plants to the UK. Contact us for more information and availability.

Its all gone rather Pink at Fairweather’s

By Sharon Lowndes | 08/12/2016

New LED lights Traditionally at this time of year the nursery is focused on cleaning liners ready for spring dispatch and catching up with maintenance around the nursery. One department that is usually very quiet is propagation as we stop production after week 30. This winter in order to increase Agapanthus production, improve quality and…

Geum Scarlet Tempest

By Sharon Lowndes | 01/06/2016

Geum Scarlet Tempest achieves second place at the Chelsea Flower show ‘Plant of the Year 2016’ Geums as a genus have become more popular over the past few year especially with the successes for Totally Tangerine being launched at Chelsea flower show over 5 years ago. This new Geum comes from the breeder of the…

Which Gardening review

By Sharon Lowndes | 29/03/2016

Great reviews in Aprils copy of Which Gardening We often send in new plants to be trialled at the three Which Gardening trial grounds across the country. We believe it to be great way to get our plants out there and help publicize for our customers through a retail magazine. This months copy  of Which Gardening has three of…

Healthy and vigorous Agapanthus root growth

Endosan Water Treatment

By Shaun Bowen | 19/02/2016

Last year we started using hydrogen peroxide as a water treatment method. Using Endosan gave us the advantage of extending the period of time that hydrogen peroxide remains active in the water in low concentrations all the way down the irrigation lines and our capillary beds. The active ingredient, stabilised with silver ions, worked extremely well in…