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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - March 6th, 2010.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has these new items today

coolaroo-3.0m-triangle-party-shade-sail £29.99
Coolaroo Party Sails are ideal for adding some colour and flair to your next barbecue, picnic, games room, or birthday party. They are also great for use indoors in children’s play areas, or bedrooms.Size: 3m x 3m x 3mFeaturesMade using Coolaroo’s famous polyester-weave fabric It blocks upto 90% of the sun’s dangerous UV rays Colourfast so will not rot, mildew, shrink, fray or tear Easily fixed using existing structures or attached to timber or steel polesCan be cleaned with mild detergent and water Fabric also ‘breathes’ to allow cooling air circulationThe Sails are light shower resistant but not waterproof as there is small gaps in the fabric that are designed to disperse heat upwards. Remains totally unaffected by moisture and natural temperature extremes Available in three colours: clockwise from top left -(swatch being updated) 1-year guaranteeHow To Install your Coolaroo Party Sail Party sails are intended for temporary use only oustside , but can be easily fixed from existing structures or attached to correctly installed steel or timber poles. All sails come complete with a grommet in each corner, along with snare lines to tie them up.

pest-stop-outdoor-electric-adaptor £9.99
A 6 stage universal AC adapter with 6 detachable outputs that is designed for use with most battery-operated products that have a DC jack.
sweet rocket
sweet rocket £5.99
Position: full sun or partial shadeSoil: fertile, moist, well-drainedRate of Growth: averageFlowering period: May to JuneHardiness: fully hardyDeliciously scented, pale lilac flowers appear in early summer above rosettes of dark green leaves. Sweet rocket is most at home in the middle of an informal herbaceous border or allowed to naturalise in a wildlife garden. The fragrant flowers, attractive to bees and other beneficial insects, perfume the air in late spring and early summer evenings. Although relatively short-lived, it self-seeds freely.Garden care: Replace plants every two to three years as flowering diminishes with age. Plants will self-seed freely.
fritillary £2.99
Position: full sunSoil: fertile, well-drained soilRate of growth: averageFlowering period: April and MayFlower colour: creamy green to whiteOther features: grey-green leavesHardiness: fully hardyBulb Size: A rarely seen fritillary that produces open clusters of two to six, creamy, bell or cup-shaped flowers that often have pale green mottling or veining. Each of these nodding flowers will grow to around 3.5cm long, and they look great against the narrow grey-green foliage. Plant it in a prominent spot in the border, or try it in a deep pot filled with a good compost – John Innes No. 2 is ideal.Garden care: Plant 12cm (5in) deep from September to November in fertile, well-drained soil, and keep an eye out for slug and snail damage when the new foliage is emerging in spring. Keep reasonably dry while dormant.