The Vernon Geranium Nursery
Gardening Information from The Vernon Nursery

Welcome to our Gardening Information Section

We've been busy writing gardening tips and helpful guides so that you can achieve the garden of your dreams, but before you even begin perusing the articles in our sections below, you might want to work out where you need help with in your garden.

To start with you'll need a couple of pieces of equipment - a notebook or empty journal and a camera. Take a wander around your garden on a regular basis and make a note of what looks good at that time, taking photos as an aide-memoire. If there's nothing in flower, make a note to research varieties that will add colour at that particular time of the year. There's usually something to brighten up the garden - even in the midst of winter there are varieties with colourful berries, leaves or even a few flowers to add interest.

If you spot a rather large herbaceous perennial that needs dividing in the autumn, without a note or a picture, by the time it reaches the correct time of year to tackle it, the top growth has gone and it's easy to forget about it.

If you have an area of your garden that is particularly good, you might want to add similar plants elsewhere in your garden - make a note of the your success stories.

The other advantage of making notes and taking pictures is that if you lose your plant labels, you still have a record of where things were planted - this is particularly handy when it comes to bulbs and herbaceous plants that lie dormant beneath the soil over winter - you wouldn't want to damage them while digging over your borders.

Growing Tips
Month by Month

Growing Tips Month by Month

An easy to follow guide to looking after your geraniums throughout the gardening year.

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Advice Centre

Growing Advice Centre

You're sure to find the help you need in this comprehensive list of gardening topics

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Print Growing

Print Growing Instructions

Read our detailed growing instructions online or download and print.

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How We Send
Your Plants

How We Send Your Plants

Take a look at our plant and pack size information page to see how your plants will arrive.

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