Our exhibition Gladioli have just arrived in the shop at Heddon

Gladioli Bulbs (prices per 10 corms) Large flowering Dutch Gladioli – 14cm+ corms Planting can be done in succession from early March onwards to the end of May. The corns must be planted at least 15cm apart and will display much better if they are massed together. They should be planted 15cm below the soil;…

Autumn . . . Natures natural time for planting

It’s getting busy here at Halls of Heddon. Last week we took delivery of the new season Rhododendrons and Japanese Azaleas which although not during their flowering time at the moment, make quite an impact with the different coloured foliage amongst all the varieties. We are expecting delivery of containerised fruit and ornamental trees in…

Onion Sets and Shallots

Your onion sets should be planted in early spring, with the tips just showing, roughly 5-10cm apart for medium to large onions respectively. Shallots should be planted at the same time of year but about 20cm apart as they produce bulbs on the surface in early summer. If you have access to a greenhouse or…

Its Chitting Time

Our range of Scottish grown seed potatoes are now in stock. Have a look at our Variety and price list below Seed Potatoes, Onion Sets, Shallots and Garlic 2016 To start your seed potatoes off or ‘Chit’, pop them in tray or box in a light, frost free area with good ventilation, I have mine…

Final additions for 2016

We have in the last week finalised the varieties for the 2016 season with a few last minute additions. Small Decorative Sheval Megan, for which all first year royalty proceeds will be going to Cystic Fibrosis at Terrys request Fimbriated Medium Semi Cactus Normandie Wedding Day for which a donation for each plant sold will be given to the National Dahlia…

New varieties in our catalogue for 2016

Check out the varieties that are new to our catalogue for 2016. Single flowered spray Chrysanthemum ‘Alyece Shaw’. Giant Dahlias ‘Café au Lait’ and ‘Fairway Pilot’. Large semi cactus Dahlia ‘Clearview Edie’. Medium Decorative Dahlia ‘Westerton JWH’. Medium Semi Cactus Dahlias ‘Cleo Lane’, ‘De la Haye’ and ‘Ryecroft Helen’. Collerette Dahlias ‘Pink Pat and Perc’…

Skimmia japonica

Skimmia japonica ‘Finchley’ and ‘Rubella’ looking good with plenty of flower buds. They make good feature plants in Autumn and Winter pots.

Skimmia japonica

New Skimmia japonica varieties ‘Madonna’, ‘Seduction’ and ‘Attraction’ will make an immediate impact in Autumn/Winter planting arrangements.

Schizostylis

Home Grown Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’, ‘S.C.Wilfred’, ‘H. Bryant ‘, ‘Park Princess’ and ‘Mollie Gould’ making a colourful autumn addition to our herbaceous range.