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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - October 1st, 2014.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has these new lines today

BirdCam Pro

BirdCam Pro £239.99
The BirdCam is a weatherproof, motion-activated camera that captures fascinating photos and video clips. It is a brilliant way of capturing frame after frame of stunning photos of the wildlife in your garden, you can even enjoy close-up images with this handy tool. The infrared motion detector senses birds and other animals in its field of view, triggering the high-resolution digital camera. Watch the results on TV, print your favourites, or email stills and video clips to family and friends. Features crisp, still images in up to 3264×2448 resolution for pictures full of detail. With a time-lapse mode and powerful flash, capturing amazing night-time shots is easy. The focus can also be adjusted from 18 inches for whichever viewpoint you wish to capture. The camera is also very simple to set-up with three ways to do so. You can either mount it on the ground, on a tripod, or on a tree trunk using the supplied stretch cords. Store your images either on the internal memory or on a removable SD media card (not included) View your stills and video clips on TV or on your PC using the cables supplied. Use the laser aiming device for accurate alignment on any location you wish to film. The camera is powered by four D-type batteries for up to twelve weeks operation in normal use. Batteries are not included. Housed in a weather resistant casing

Lutyens bench cushion - navy

Lutyens bench cushion – navy £39.99
We have designed this cushion to fit our most popular bench, the lutyens bench (as pictured). The cushion has plenty of padding making it a good comfortable thickness for sitting on and is available in two colours. Measurements: Length: 127cm Width: 51cm Height: 6.5cm Please make sure that bench cushions are not left outside overnight as they are not weather proof.

Willow Screen 3m x 1.5m

Willow Screen 3m x 1.5m £32.99
Decorative and practical screening made from willow shoots. Perfect for hiding rubbish bins waterbutts etc. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Maid' (mini standard holly)

Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Maid’ (mini standard holly) £24.99
Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil Rate of growth: fast-growing Flowering period: May Hardiness: fully hardy Garden care:

Hollow tine aerator

Hollow tine aerator £19.99
This hollow tine aerator gives deep aeration of compacted soil by removal of a soil core. It is easy to use and stimulates growth for a healthier lawn. It improves the condition of lawn areas prone to poor growth and will improve the lawns health and appearance. Measurements: Height: 90cm approx Width: 30cm approx

Fiskars lightweight digging spade

Fiskars lightweight digging spade £16.49
This cleverly designed spade is incredibly light, which will help reduce back strain while you work (perfect if your back is not what it used to be!). Made from tough materials and designed to last, it has a 75cm long, hardened aluminium shaft and a boron steel head. The soft plastic handle makes it comfortable and easy to use, and the ergonomic design will help make light work of all those tough digging jobs. Measures: approx 110cm total length

Fish soap on a rope

Fish soap on a rope £9.99
This beautifully crafted fish soap on a rope in a refreshing ocean fragrance is an ideal gift for the keen gardener. Weight approx 250g

Euphorbia wallichii (spurge)

Euphorbia wallichii (spurge) £6.99
Position: full sun Soil: moist, fertile, well-drained garden soil Rate of growth: fast growing Flowering period: May to August Flower colour: orange-yellow Other features: white-veined, dark green leaves, Hardiness: fully hardy A variable, but sturdy form that has white-veined, dark-green leaves, often with a purple-flushed edge, and bright yellow flowerheads throughout the summer. This spurge looks great in a planting scheme based on hot, vibrant colours and will prefer a spot in full sun, although it is tolerant of a little light shade. Garden care: After flowering remove the faded flower-heads. When working with spurges always wear gloves since the milky sap is poisonous and a potential skin irritant.

Agapanthus 'Loch Hope' (African lily)

Agapanthus ‘Loch Hope’ (African lily) £6.99
Position: full sun Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil (or John Innes no. 3 compost for containers) Rate of growth: average Flowering period: July to September Hardiness: borderline hardy (may need protection in winter) Clumps of strap-shaped grey-green foliage are topped with impressive clusters of deep blue trumpet-like blooms from midsummer to autumn. This towering hybrid form was raised at the Crown Estate in Windsor and is suitable for sunny borders and patio pots. It is also tolerant of salt-laden air, so will flourish in coastal settings. Garden care: Keep well-watered during the growing season, applying a balanced liquid fertiliser each month from spring until the plant flowers. Towards the end of September ease back on the watering and feeding of plants in containers to allow the foliage to toughen up. In cold, exposed areas protect the crown of the plant with a deep, dry winter mulch.