Tubs and Shrubs is a family run Nursery Garden Centre known throughout the region for our range of large specimen plants including a fantastic range of the more unusual plants not commonly found elsewhere. ... read on >
New Service for Winter 2008
Interior landscaping which involves the design, arranging, and caring for your plants in an enclosed environment is now available after many requests. Whether you are a company looking at leasing live plants for the first time, or you are an architect working on an interior landscaping design, we can assist you with your interior plantscape objectives. We can also advise you on your plant choice should you wish to purchase and run your own maintenance programme.
Business with a Bang November 2008
Entrance and interior planting for this high-profile, event to celebrate the first anniversary of the South Tyneside Means Business Forum. This is a wonderful platform for our first interior corporate planting scheme which celebrates doing business in South Tyneside. Sponsored by Siemens, South Tyneside Council, Gladman & South Tyneside College.
Just arrived on the Nursery
Our first winter delivery of Hollies (Ilex) many in berry, all rootballed and Taxis Bacata.
Celebrate christmas with a plant that you can decorate but will live for many years.
As usual , our cooperage is working hard to keep up with Santa's order for Oak Tubs and Barrels. All are either made or reworked locally in Boldon, South Tyneside.
What to do this month?
Cut back the last of the herbaceous plants. After the leaves have fallen we have the opportunity to winter prune. Fruit trees especially. Bush fruit can also be pruned at the same time such as blackcurrants, redcurrants and gooseberries. Pruning will increase not only the size of the crop but the long-term well being of the plant. Try to maintain an open habit that allows sunlight to reach all the fruit and ripen it quickly. read on ...>
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