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Greenhouses

Eden GreenHouses

One of the countries leading manufacturers of quality aluminium greenhouses.  With many models and finishes to choose from, our displays will help you choose the right greenhouse for you.

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Garden Supplies

Unlike some Garden Centres our Garden Sundries department stays open for 12 months of the year with a very wide range of everything a Gardener could possibly want.


The experience we have gained through having our own growing nursery has certainly benefitted our customers by being able to pass on the knowledge we have gained over the years.


We have seen a reduction of chemicals having been withdrawn from the shelves over the past years and the introduction of new materials which can often be confusing.


At Newbridge Nurseries being an independent family owned business we are able to adapt to consumer demands quickly. This can often be because of a TV and marketing campaign by the larger companies but more often it’s just because you want something that you have used before and have confidence in using.
In our Garden Sundries department you will find a very wide range of products. I have listed below just some of the categories that are covered in this department and to write about everything in detail would result in something the size of a book.

Seed Packets
SEEDS We have a wide selection of seeds predominantly from Mr Fothergills and Johnsons. The entire stock is renewed annually to ensure that the highest germination is achievable. Their range is very comprehensive covering all the species and varieties that most gardeners want. Both companies offer something a little different to the consumer.

 

PROPERGATION This covers a wide range of products that include flower pots, seed trays, cell units, propagators, vermiculite and anything you could possibly need in the propagation of seed and cuttings.

 

Propagators & hosepipes

 

WATERING This is predominantly supplied by Hozelock, the market leader and who some consider the only reputable manufacturer of hosepipe, watering guns, drip irrigation, hose carts and of course all those connectors we could never do without.


We also stock a good range of watering cans and water butts most of the time.

 

Miracle Grow & PhostrogenFERTILIZERS This category can be quite overwhelming to the consumer with so many fertilizers available today. They mainly fall into two main groups, soluble which are usually diluted and applied through a watering can, or granular which are applied direct to the compost or borders. Generally soluble fertilizers are much faster acting like Miracle Grow and Phostrogen which are just two of the most popular out of the many on the market today. They are reliable, easy to apply and faster acting than the granular types. I would recommend the use of soluble fertilizers predominantly for house plants that do not need

re-potting and hanging baskets and containers.

Chicken Pellets

The granular types come a huge range from the popular Chicken Pellets which are made from dried  Chicken manure and having predominantly a high level of Nitrogen have a very limited use. Vitax Q4 on the other hand is a base fertilizer or balanced fertilizer which means it contains a good proportion of Nitrogen, Phosphates and Potash, that can be used for making up a very good potting compost for a wide variety of plants and consequently have been a gardeners favourite for many years.


Generally the retail price of a fertilizer can give you an indication on its flexibility and how safe it is should you overdose it at any time.


The packaging will give you an indication of the relevant amounts of NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphates and Potash) are available to the plants in the Fertilizer. These are the main sources of food a plant looks for to grow.


A fertilizer high in Nitrogen could make the plant grow rapidly and in some cases it could result in very green weak foliage that would be prone to damage by the weather, if used unwisely. A typical high Nitrogen fertilizer would be best applied to a Lawn in the Spring or by a Farmer wishing to increase the level of Nitrogen to his fields.


The Phosphates in a fertilizer are important to stimulate root growth. Being organic Bonemeal is perfect for the planting of new shrubs and trees. It is also very good for revitalising daffodil bulbs after flowering in a lawn.


High Potash fertilizers are used mainly to stimulate flowers and fruit into ripening. Tomorite tomato feed would be high in Potash.


You will find the percentage of NPK clearly written on the packaging plus any trace elements that may be added. This is the best way to understand  the main use of a particular fertilizer.


CHEMICALS  Insecticides, Fungicides and Herbicides are a huge range of treatments that cover pest, disease and weed control.


The range is so vast that I have just highlighted below a few of the more popular lines which are tried and tested.

Bug Killer & Bug Clear
INSECTERCIDES The Ultimate Bug Killer and Bug Clear are both systemic which means that the plant will absorb the chemical and therefore give you a longer protection against the pest. This is vitally important where some pests continually re-infect their host. It is also useful against a very wide range of pests which has resulted in being the top seller since it’s introduction.


The majority of other insect treatments available kill by contact and if you prefer to use an organic treatment which relies on natural plant acids like The Organic Pest and Disease Control from Vitax which are ideal for vegetables.


Specialist Insecticides like Provado Vine Weevil Killer is the only control for gardeners against this major pest. It can cause devastation and heartache when it is found. It is important to clear out and replenish pots with new compost where possible.


Slug Killer

 

To control Slugs Westlands Natural Blocker Granules are an alternative to the child and pet friendly Advanced Slug Killer from Growing Success. The granules are ideal for use on containers or for customers that prefer to use a preventive method of controlling slugs.


FUNGICIDES are a much smaller category with Roseclear controlling both Powdery Mildew and Aphids on Roses. While Bayer’s Fungus Fighter ready to use gun against mildews, etc. Has been the gardeners favourite for many years.


Roseclear & Fungus FighterOrganic growers would prefer to use the Vitax Fruit and Veg Disease control. There several controls for use on specific crops especially fruit trees and bushes.


Herbicides or Weedkillers is probably the largest and most complicated category. The countries most popular weed control is Roundup which contains glyphosate. Due to its success there are now countless glyphosate weedkillers on our shelves which in my mind may be cheaper but are not quite as effective. Roundup works slowly down to the roots resulting in the weed dying off altogether. Resolva is a relatively new product that is trying to rival Roundup. The difference being it has much faster visible results, it has proved very popular for this very reason.


Weedol & SBKWeedol has been a popular weedkiller for several years and has had many satisfied customers. It’s main attributes is that it is fast acting and will burn off annual weeds very quickly. It is therefore not suitable for the tougher perennial weeds that a Glyphosate based weedkiller is better for.


SBK is another well known weedkiller that ideal for use against brambles and nettles. Pathclear will not only kill off those tough weeds but prevent new weeds from germination giving a long lasting clear path or driveway.


Always remember to apply herbicides when rain is not expected for a while as this will give the best results especially in warm spring weather, while the weeds are still young and vulnerable.

 

Tools and Watering

Garden Tools and Garden Watering

 

TOOLS and WATERING PRODUCTS are two other gardening products in which we offer an extensive choice.

 

That speciality tool or granddads present can easily be found amongst our tool racks or if you are wanting to construct an automatic watering system for you pots and baskets this year, expert advice is on hand to help make the task a lot more easier to understand.


Throughout the year you will find promotions on a selection of aggregates.

 

Plum & Blue Slate, Golden Flint, Cotswold Stone are amongst our best sellers and we appreciate many of you often require large quantities so our price has to be competitive and judging by the amount we often deliver, this must be the case.