Hello, I received my gooseberry bush and some Lily of the Valley plants this afternoon. I only placed the order over the weekend, your service is amazing and the plants arrived in good condition (not surprising given the packaging!!) they are already planted and watered well. I can't wait for November and the rest of my order, ever so glad I found your site. Look forward to buying from you again. Thanks, Anne p.s. your shredded paper as a mulch is inspired.
Anne Boon, Otterburn, Newcastle
With frosty nights and warm sunny days we think March has started off as the perfect end to Winter! It actually makes a change to not have to struggle and put a positive slant on what is usually the negative of our weather - no doubt it will all change by the end of the month and we'll be moaning like everyone else, but meantime...
Here on the nursery we are more than busy. Our mini vineyard is all but complete, new planting is going on around the site both to reinforce our natural shelter belts and to also 'pretty things up' - and that doesn't even mention the 'day job' of growing things to sell!
As usual, our problem at this time of year is lack of space! We've increased our heated propagating area by one third, but that's already over capacity! And under glass and plastic we're also jammed to the gunnels. Which way to turn?
This month we're pleased to welcome back Nikki who is now overseeing our packhouse after an eight year (is it really that long) sabbatical from us. We're also pleased to welcome Krisztina to the team - all the way from Budapest - and very much look forward to sharing our knowledge with her whilst learning how things are done in Hungary!
The Shirley Family and all The Team at Victoriana
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