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Colourful winter gardens

There are a large number of daffodils, crocuses and snowdrops to be seen at the moment but in his blog Julian talks about Midwinter Fire, which has been making the most impact all winter and Daniel Coombes talks about the Scarlet Willow, which is doing a similar job.

We also look at the Japanese Cherry Blossom festival.

In Stewart Goulds second Bee blog he talks about pollination and spring.

We've got three lucky winners for our Orchard Pig cider giveaway, who each get a crate of cider (maybe they'll be tempted to give this Mussels, leek and cider dish a go!). We've got a new photo competition and have 2 tickets to the RHS show in Cardiff to give away (see below on how to enter).

Adding colour in a spring garden


Bee Watch March 2014

This is the second instalment from Stewart Goulds well received Bee blogs.

We had a great response to the first one. Here Stewart talks about pollination research from Reading University and the affect the weather is having.


Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

This month is the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival, here we talk about the significance of the Cherry Tree

We also look at at the Japanese festival off Hanami

More than 40 Cherry Blossom Trees in stock!




Win a pair of RHS flower show tickets!

In the first of a series of RHS show ticket giveaways we have a pair of tickets to the RHS flower show in Cardiff on the 11th-13th April.

To enter email marketing@ashridgetrees.co.uk with the answer to the following question:

In this months blog Julian talks about Midwinter Fire but when is the best time to prune it?



"Setting fire to the rain!"

Daniel Coombes talks about Salix alba Chermesina, which thrives in the wet weather and adds a welcome dash of colour!

We've got Red Willow in stock.



Orchard Pig: Winners!

We had a great response to the competition but there could only be three winners....

Well done to David, Liz and Jen who get a case of Truffler, Reveller and Charmer respectively.

You can check out Orchard Pigs full range here



Winter and Spring Photo Competition

It's been an odd winter and spring and having a winter competition didn't seem to make a lot of sense as there hasn't been a lot of dramatic winter weather about.

So, this next photo competition is about plants in water, which seems more appropriate.

Full competition details are here


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