Monthly Archives: November 2020

Avocado trees galore and climbers.

Hello everyone and welcome to another #FloralFriday. We have Avocado trees galore at Watson’s this week. Bacon is a handsome, sub-tropical, evergreen tree selected for both it’s cold tolerance and green skinned fruit. Bacon is a great cross pollinator for Hass and Reed. Reed gives a tasty, cannon ball fruit maturing from February to June. It’s a predominantly self fertile […]

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Hydrangea’s, Petunia’s and Tomato baskets

Welcome to this weeks #FloralFriday. Lovely flowering hydrangeas. They are blooming beautifully now and we have multiple varieties available. Miss Belgium, General Patton, Sabrina, Ayesha, Birgit Blue and Merveille Sanguin Mophead which produces incredible blood-red to wine purple blooms. We also have Dichroa which flowers on and off all year round. It’s an evergreen which grows up to 1-3 meters […]

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Fruit this Floral Friday

Hello everyone, A few technical issues last week mean it’s a #FloralMonday rather than #FloralFriday ! Dichondra Silver Falls have a rounded fan shaped silver foliage and silver stems with vigorous growth and a cascading habit. They are excellent for mixed containers and hanging baskets which also work as a low growing (5-8cm) ground cover but do require a well […]

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Fushia’s for Floral Friday

Hello everyone and welcome to another #WatsonsFloralFriday. Heat and humidity has been the order of the week and it looks like it will continue into the weekend. Colour is really starting to come out now at the shop. We have Fuchsia Candy Bells, a beautiful miniature shrub with spreading tendencies. It has masses of deep pink pendulous flowers from Spring […]

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