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  • 100 x Native Wildflower Plug Plant Mix for...

    £65.00
    from £50.00

    Wildflowers are a beautiful addition to a woodland setting and they also provide a valuable food source for invertebrates.

    The species in our wildflower plug plant mixture have been carefully selected to tolerate the semi shaded conditions of woodland edges. All species are hardy perennials which will grow year after year.

    Supplied as a mixture of 100 ready to plant, robust jumbo plug plants from at least six of the species listed below.

    • Achillea millefolium - Common Yarrow
    • Centaurea nigra - Common Knapweed
    • Digitalis purpurea - Common Foxglove
    • Knautia arvensis - Field Scabious
    • Lotus corniculatus - Bird's foot Trefoil
    • Primula veris - Cowslip
    • Ranunculus acris - Meadow Buttercup
  • BioJute Mulch Mat

    £0.97
    from £0.74

    The CT BioJute mulch mat material is 100% bio degradable and manufactured from 100% natural fibres.

    A truly sustainable solution for weed control around newly planted trees and shrubs.

    • 100% biodegradable - No plastic!
    • Slit to the centre for easy installation.
    • Helps to supress weed growth around the root area.
    • Permeable; allows air, nutrients and water to pass through.
    • Reduces moisture loss
    • Environmentally friendly

    Mulch mats are anchored into position by anchoring pegs (sold separately). Use 5 pegs per mulch mat.

  • Buxus sempervirens - Box

    £1.75
    from £0.87

    The majority of the Buxus sempervirens - Box plants that we supply are used for hedging as it makes a fabulous formal hedge, but our clients also use it for planting as an understorey species in mixed woodlands or for game cover.

    Evergreen with small, shiny dark green leaves. It is a very long lived species and can live for several hundred years.

  • Caltha palustris - Marsh Marigold

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Caltha palustris, known as marsh-marigold and kingcup, is a small to medium size perennial herbaceous plant of the buttercup family. Often found growing alongside streams or ponds, it produces a wonderful ball of yellow flowers between April and August. 

    Native to marshes, fens, ditches and wet woodland, the striking golden flowers are know for being pollen rich and beneficial for attracting bees and other pollinators. 

  • BioJute Mulch Roll

    £89.17
    from £74.43

    The CT BioJute mulch roll material is 100% biodegradable and manufactured from 100% natural fibres.

    A truly sustainable solution for weed control around newly planted trees, shrubs and hedging.

    • 100% biodegradable - No plastic!
    • Helps to supress weed growth around the root area.
    • Permeable; allows air, nutrients and water to pass through.
    • Reduces moisture loss
    • Environmentally friendly

    Mulch material is anchored into position by pegs (sold separately). Use 1 peg at least every 500mm on each side of the matting.

  • Calluna vulgaris - Native Wild Heather

    £1.25

    Calluna vulgaris - Native Wild Heather is the dominant heath plant in many parts of the UK. It has a wide range and is widely distributed throughout Europe as far North as the Faroe Islands.

    Mauve pink flowers bloom from July to September which create a colourful scene in the countryside. 

    Native heather is an important source of food for butterflies and bees with hives often located on heather moorland in the Summer where the bees can easily obtain the nectar from the heather flowers to produce a very distinctive and much sought after ‘heather honey’.

    The majority of the plants that we supply are used for heathland restoration projects in the countryside or on golf courses. 

  • Carex acutiformis - Lesser Pond Sedge

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Carex acutiformis is a tough native grass like plant with attractive black seed heads and a course greyish green foliage. Its native habitat includes river banks, pond margins and marshy areas and it is notably shade tolerant. It can grow as high as 1.5m tall and forms dense clumps which provide excellent protection for invertebrates and small amphibians.

  • Woven Polypropylene Mulch Mat

    £0.30
    from £0.16

    Our high quality woven polypropylene mulch mats provide reliable suppression against weed growth.

    • Heat sealed edges to prevent fraying.
    • Slit to the centre for easy installation.
    • Helps to suppress weed growth around the root area.
    • Permeable; allows air, nutrients and water to pass through.
    • Reduces moisture loss.

    The woven style of this fabric creates a very strong mulch mat which helps to resist tearing and blowing free in windy conditions.

    Mulch mats are anchored into position by anchoring pegs (sold separately). Use 5 pegs per 500mm x 500mm mulch mat or 10 pegs per 1000 x 1000mm mulch mat.

  • Cornus sanguinea - Common Dogwood

    £1.20
    from £0.48

    Cornus sanguinea - Common Dogwood is a native shrub that grows well is wet soils and is normally found along woodland edges and in hedgerows. It is a good choice for game cover.

    Deciduous with fresh green leaves that have distinctive curved veins. The leaves turn a rich crimson colour in the Autumnn.

    Creamy white flowers are produced in clusters which once pollinated by insects develop into small black berries which are eaten by birds and mammals.

    Our cell grown Dogwood plants are often used for hedge planting either on their own or mixed with other species such as Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Dog rose etc at a planting density of 6 plants per metre.

  • Digitalis purpurea - Common Foxglove

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Digitalis purpurea - Common Foxglove, is a shade tolerant biennial or short-lived perennial.

    It is commonly found in hedge banks, open woods and woodland clearings, on heath and moorland margins, riverbanks, montane rocky slopes and sea-cliffs.  Digitalis purpurea is a native European woodland plant with spikes of tubular purple flowers with a spotted throat. It can appear in many guises, some dwarf and others very tall, with flowers in shades of pink, purple, white and red. Digitalis purpurea self-seeds freely and will quickly naturalise.

    Digitalis purpurea is known for attracting bees and butterflies​/​moths. It is a caterpillar food plant and has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

  • Woven Polypropylene Mulch Roll

    £55.83
    from £46.93

    Our high quality woven polypropylene mulching roll provide reliable suppression against weed growth. Ideal for planting hedging.

    • Heat sealed edges to prevent fraying.
    • Easy to cut and plant through.
    • Helps to suppress weed growth around the root area.
    • Permeable; allows air, nutrients and water to pass through.
    • Reduces moisture loss

    The woven style of this fabric creates a very strong mulching material which helps to resist tearing and blowing free in windy conditions.

    Mulch material is anchored into position by anchoring pegs (sold separately). Use 1 peg at least every 500mm on each side of the matting.

  • Cotoneaster lacteus - Milkflower Cotoneaster

    £1.50
    from £0.66

    Cotoneaster lacteus - Milkflower Cotoneaster is a dense evergreen shrub that can be used for an informal hedge or screen.

    Its main attraction is the clusters of creamy white flowers which persist all summer and then masses of red berries are produced in the autumn and stay on the plant until the winter.

    This species has a wide arching habit with large leathery leaves with deep veins which have a furry underside. 

  • Filipendula ulmaria - Meadowsweet

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Filipendula ulmaria - Meadowsweet is an attractive plant which is idea for growing in damp soil and boggy areas such as the edge of a pond. It is mostly grown for its foliage, which emerges a fresh golden-green, fading to gold in summer, especially when grown in strong sun.

    The plant puts much of its energy into developing its flower spikes and if allowed to flower the blooms have a strong sweet scent.  During the flowering period of June to August the creamy white blossoms provide a sweet scent and the rich pollen attracts bees, hoverflies and small beetles. 

  • Anchoring Pegs (black plastic)

    £0.06
    from £0.04

    Use our anchoring pegs to securely anchor mulch mats or films to the ground.

    Our black plastic anchoring pegs are strong and easy to install.

    Features:

    • A sharp tip to penetrate the mat
    • Barbed teeth to grip the soil.
    • A rounded mushroom style cap to hold the mat in position.

    How many pegs do I need?

    • 5 pegs per 500mm x 500mm mulch mat
    • 10 pegs per 1000mm x 1000mm mulch mat
    • 1 peg every 50cm on both sides if you are using a mulch roll.
  • Cytisus scoparius - Broom

    £1.50
    from £0.66

    Cytisus scoparius - Broom is a large, native shrub that is often found on heathland, woodland and coastal areas.  

    It thrives in poor soil and is a useful plant for stablising soil.

    It produces bright yellow flowers in the Spring which smell of vanilla. The flowers then ripen into seed pods which crack open in the Summer.

    There are many different varieties of Broom but we produce the native type from seed.

  • Anchoring Pegs (Bamboo)

    £0.07
    from £0.03

    Use our bamboo anchoring pegs to securely anchor mulch mats or films to the ground.

    Part of the Bio range, our sustainably sourced bamboo anchoring pegs are easy to install and are 100% bio degradable.

    Features:

    • A sharp tip to penetrate the mat
    • A top 'nodule' to grip the mat (but don't hammer them all the way through the mat)!

    How many pegs do I need?

    • 5 pegs per 500mm x 500mm mulch mat
    • 10 pegs per 1000mm x 1000mm mulch mat
    • 1 peg every 50cm on both sides if you are using a mulch roll.
  • Euonymus europeaus - Spindle

    £1.40
    from £0.61

    Spindle hedging plants provide a wonderful array of autumn colour. The four-lobed capsules burst into life with a vibrant shade of pink, opening to reveal orange fruits in the autumn. Euonymus europaeus hedging plants have dark green foliage that transforms into rich shades of red and yellow in autumn, adding another layer of colour to your garden.  Spindle produces a dense hard wood that was traditionally used for making spindles and small implements.

    A fast-growing species, Spindle is ideal for giving an array of colour to a hedge and is an excellent attractor of wildlife.

  • Leucanthemum vulgare - Oxeye Daisy

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Leucanthemum vulgare - Oxeye Daisy, is a perennial wildflower that will do very well and endure year after year when given the right growing conditions.  It is often found growing in grassland and wildflower meadows. It will often colonise open ground if left to its natural devices and are particularly rampant in fertile soil. Leucanthemum vulgare bears a medium to tall un-branched stem topped by a solitary daisy flower from May to September. A very tolerant wildflower, it will grow in a wide range of soils but prefer rich, moist, loamy soils for the best results. 

    Leucanthemum vulgare is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, birds, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It has nectar-pollen-rich-flowers, has seeds for birds and is a caterpillar food plant.

  • Anchoring Pegs (Steel)

    £0.23
    from £0.13

    Use our steel anchoring pegs to securely anchor mulch mats or films to the ground.

    Our steel anchoring pegs are easy to install and offer secure anchorage.

    Features:

    • 200mm length
    • 'J' shaped with an prong on the top to grip the mat.
    • Copper washed steel wire. Copper reduces the effects of rust on the wire.

    How many pegs do I need?

    • 5 pegs per 500mm x 500mm mulch mat
    • 10 pegs per 1000mm x 1000mm mulch mat
    • 1 peg every 50cm on both sides if you are using a mulch roll.
  • Ilex aquifolium - Holly

    £3.00
    from £1.43

    A classic, native evergreen hedging plant, Ilex aquifolium - Holly growth rate is fairly slow at about 10-20cm a year, but what these hedging plants lack in speed, they make up for with seasonal interest and colourful foliage.

    As a native hedging plant, Ilex is great for providing food and shelter to British wildlife. Birds such as blackbirds, chaffinches, robins and waxwings feast on the bright red berries and Holly plants provide a good source of nectar and pollen for bees. Holly hedging is the most beneficial to wildlife when left to grow naturally, as the bushy habit provides a safe, protected habitat

  • Lychnis flos-cuculi - Ragged Robin

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Lychnis flos-cuculi, is found growing naturally in damp places in Europe, Caucasus and Siberia. It is an understated hardy perennial perfect for growing in damp borders.  With an upright or spreading habit, ragged robin forms a rosette of low growing blue-green, lance-shaped leaves at the base of the plant, becoming more rounded further up the stem. Flower stems can vary from 20cm-90cm tall. In summer loose, flat flower heads carry star-shaped flowers with deeply cut petals, which vary in colour from purple-pink to white. Blooms are generally present from May – August and butterflies and long-tongue bees like to feed on the flowers nectar.

  • Ligustrum vulgare - Wild Privet

    £1.50
    from £0.66

    Ligustrum vulgare - Wild Privet is a bushy, native shrub that we often supply as part of a native hedge mixture but it is also useful on the edge of woodlands or as game cover due to its good tolerance of shade.

    It is semi evergreen so provides useful cover and shelter for wildlife in the winter thanks to its relatively untidy and gnarly habit.

    Semi evergreen with thin, green pointed leaves. Small white flowers are produced in the Summer with dark purple berries that follow in the Autumn.

  • Primula veris - Cowslip

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Primula veris - Cowslip, is one of the most striking native primula species. It has fresh green rosettes of crinkly oval leaves from which several flower stems are produced.  Each stem is crowned by a one-sided cluster of long, funnel-shaped blooms, rich yellow and sweetly fragrant. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

    Grow Primula veris in moist soil in partial shade. It is best grown in groups, especially if naturalised in grass, such as around the edge of a pond. Let plants self-seed after flowering, and mulch annually with well-rotted manure or compost.

    Primula veris is known for attracting bees, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers and is a caterpillar food plant.

  • Lonicera nitida - Boxleaf Honeysuckle

    £2.75
    from £1.21

    Lonicera nitida, commonly known as the Boxleaf Honeysuckle due to its small box type leaf that is pale green in colour.

    It has as looser habit when compared against box so it should not be first choice for formal hedging but it is useful for planting on woodland edges as it offers good winter shelter and interest.

    Fast growing and evergreen with small white flowers appearing in Spring.

  • Primula vulgaris - Primrose

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Primula vulgaris - Primrose, is one of the most familiar signs of spring. Typically found in woodlands and beneath hedgerows, it thrives in damp shade in a variety of situations. It provides an early source of nectar and pollen for bees and other pollinators and is used as a caterpillar foodplant by several species of moth.

    It grows particularly well in a cool, shaded spot such as a woodland border. It associates particularly well with daffodils, which flower at the same time.

  • Lonicera periclymenum - Honeysuckle

    £2.75
    from £1.21

    Lonicera periclymenum - Honeysuckle is useful addition to a native hedgerow as it can easily scramble its way through the hedge, knitting everything together.

    Deciduous. The main interest beings is the trumpet like flowers which attract wildlife in their masses. The flowers are sweet in fragrance are rich in nectar and are particularly attractive to moths.

    Berries follow in the autumn which are eaten by birds who also use the dense branches as nesting sites.

    You don’t need many Honeysuckle in a hedge to make an impact. A ration fo around 5% of your total mixture is more than sufficient.

  • Prunella vulgaris - Selfheal

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Prunella vulgaris - Selfheal, is a 5–30 cm high creeping grassland perennial with a square stem and bright green oval leaves, borne in opposite pairs. The flowers are violet, hooded and two lipped and are arranged into a dense slightly oblong head. Flowering is from June to September.

    Selfheal is found on a wide range of grasslands such as meadows, pasture, lawns, roadsides and woodland clearings but has a particular affinity for moist, moderately fertile neutral or calcareous soils. A short rather slow growing plant it is often dominated by taller vegetation but can persist due to its tolerance of moderate shade.

    It is particularly attractive to bees.

  • Prunus laurocerasus - Cherry Laurel

    £1.75
    from £0.87

    Prunus laurocerasus - Cherry Laurel is one of the most popular hedging plants in our range.

    Fast growing, tolerant and easy to grow it is a superb choice if you need a solid screen. We also grow Portuguese Laurel which has a smaller more pointed leaf.

    Cherry laurel does produce flowers and berries although these are quite insignificant as the main attraction is the large, dark green glossy leaves.

    Its good tolerance of shade also makes it suitable for planting in open areas of woodland or on edges if shelter or cover is required.

    3 plants per linear metre in a single row is normally sufficient to create a dense screen in time.

  • Silene dioica - Red Campion

    £1.50
    from £0.90

    Silene dioica - Red Campion is an attractive, medium to tall perennial or biennial plant with a downy stem.  A distinctive pink-red in colour with five petals that are fused at their base to form a tube surrounded by a purple-brown protective sheath. This plant is dioecious, meaning the male and female flowers grow on separate plants.

  • Prunus lusitanica - Portuguese Laurel

    £1.75
    from £0.87

    Prunus lusitanica - Portuguese Laurel has all the desirable properties of Cherry Laurel but has a smaller, pointed leaf.

    Fast growing, tolerant and easy to grow it is a superb choice if you need a solid screen. It responds well to clipping and if desired, it is possible to achieve a very tight, formal hedge, more so than the Cherry Laurel - Prunus laurocerasus.

    It does produce flowers and berries although these are quite insignificant as the main attraction is the large, dark green glossy leaves.

    Its good tolerance of shade also makes it suitable for planting in open areas of woodland or on edges if shelter or cover is required.

    3 plants per linear metre in a single row is normally sufficient to create a dense screen in time.

  • Rosa canina - Dog Rose (Pink)

    £1.20
    from £0.72

    Rosa canina - Dog Rose is the only native Rose that we produce, and it is the most widely used as it is easy to grow and is adaptable to most locations. 

    Ideal for planting as part of a native mixture or on its own.

    Deciduous with small green toothed leaves.  Large and sweetly scented white or pink flowers appear in summer with red oval berry like hips forming in small clusters.

    Dog Rose is a good choice for wildlife, offering protective shelter and habitat plus a good source of nectar for insects. Bird species such as blackbirds, redwings and waxwings eat the hips.

  • Rosa rugosa - Ramanas Rose (Pink)

    £1.50
    from £0.66

    Rosa rugosa - Ramanas Rose is a large robust shrub that produces large, beautiful and very fragrant bowl shaped flower that are fuchsia pink in colour.  It  flowers earlier than our native Dog Rose and often repeat flowers during the Spring and Summer.  Very large red hips follow the flowers.

    The stems are covered in small spines which makes it ideal for an impenetrable and dense hedge or barrier. 

    A good all rounder.  Attractive, good disease resistance, fast growing and very tolerant of exposure and coastal locations.

    We also produce Rosa rugosa alba which has silky white flowers.

  • Rosa rugosa Alba - Ramanas Rose (White)

    £1.50
    from £0.66

    Rosa rugosa Alba - Ramanas Rose is a large robust shrub that produces large, beautiful and very fragrant bowl shaped flower that are silky white.  It  flowers earlier than our native Dog Rose and often repeat flowers during the Spring and Summer.  Very large, red hips follow the flowers.

    The stems are covered in small spines which makes it ideal for an impenetrable and dense hedge or barrier. 

    A good all rounder. Attractive, good disease resistance, fast growing and very tolerant of exposure and coastal locations.

    We also produce Rosa rugosa which has fuchsia pink flowers.

  • Sambucus nigra - Elder

    £1.50

    Sambucus nigra - Elder is a large, fast growing native species that is best planted as a woodland shrub. It is often found in hedgerows but it is often too thuggish for this purpose.

    Green, pinnate leaves with oval and toothed leaflets. 

    The flowers are the main attraction with Elder; they are large and flat in a cluster like form, cream in colour and are highly scented. They provide nectar for insects and the base for a quintessentially British cordial!

    After the flowers are pollinated by insects each flower develops into a small purplish black berry which ripens from late summer and are eaten by small mammals. 

  • Symphoricarpos albus - Snowberry

    £1.50
    from £0.66

    Symphoricarpos albus - Snowberry is a dense shrub that is fast growing and very tolerant of shade and poor soils.

    It is often used for screening and is often favoured by game birds as it provides shelter and security.

    Deciduous with light green leaves. Small pink flowers in July that turn to pearl white berries in the Autumn.

  • Ulex europeaus - Gorse

    £1.25
    from £0.55

    Ulex europeaus - Gorse is tough, adaptable and very pretty when planted en mass The ‘leaves’ are long sharp spikes that are hostile in appearance.

    The vibrant, coconut scented yellow flowers symbolise that spring has arrived and typically appear in April/May.

    Many species of birds take full advantage of the dense shelter that gorse provides and the gorse flowers are a great source of nectar for bees and butterflies.

  • Viburnum opulus - Guelder Rose

    £1.75

    Viburnum opulus - Guelder Rose is a large shrub with three lobed leaves which turn orange or red in autumn.  Enjoys damp conditions and is often found along riverbanks, but also in hedgerows.

    The flowers of Viburnum opulus appear in May through July and produces small clusters of almost translucent red berries in the autumn.