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New products at Van Meuwen

by Sarah - August 1st, 2017.
Filed under: Jersey Plants, New Products.

New items at Van Meuwen

Abelia Collection - 2 abelia plants in 8cm pots - 1 of each variety

Abelia Collection – 2 abelia plants in 8cm pots – 1 of each variety £19.99
This collection of two superb abelia varieties is sure to please!With a compact, arching habit and long flowering period, Abelia x grandiflora ‘Sunny Charms’ makes a fine addition to sunny borders. Masses of creamy-yellow trumpet shaped blooms with a delicate pink blush are borne at the stems tips, with a sweet honey perfume. From July right through to October, the nectar rich flowers of this hardy shrub attract bees and pollinating insects to the garden. This unusual colour form of Glossy Abelia is ideal for mixed borders or creating an informal low hedge. Height: 120cm (4’). Spread: 1m (3’).‘Pink Pong’ is a fully evergreen variety, which is unusual for many Abelia plants. This hardy shrub will delight you all year with its strong performance, producing large, tubular flowers that carry a honey fragrance for nearly six months of the year. And when the flowers fade away, the copper/purple bases show through to extend the colour into the autumn and winter months. A great specimen for any part of the garden. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 120cm (47").Supplied in 8cm pots.

Electrical Water Timer - 1 electrical timer

Electrical Water Timer – 1 electrical timer £17.99
Prevents over watering and wastage with this Automatic Electronic Timer. Simply attach to your waterbutt or mains tap for accurate and reliable automatic watering of your plants.

Daffodil 'Tête-à-Tête' - 50 daffodil bulbs

Daffodil ‘Tête-à-Tête’ – 50 daffodil bulbs £12.98
This dainty variety remains a firm favourite with gardeners for its sunshine yellow petals and petite proportions. Grow this dwarf daffodil outdoors in borders and rockeries, or in containers on a bright windowsill indoors. Also excellent as cut flowers to make a really pretty posy! Height: 15cm (6"). Bulb size: 8/10cm.Useful links:How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers Top ten tips for growing daffodils

Bulb Basket - 1 bulb basket

Bulb Basket – 1 bulb basket £3.74
Plant and lift your bulbs with ease with our handy bulb basket. Place a layer of soil in the bottom of your basket and space your bulbs at the recommended distance apart. Then dig out a planting hole at the right depth in your garden and bury the basket complete with the bulbs. After flowering lift your basket, ensuring no stray bulbs are left behind. Made from sturdy plastic. Diameter 25cm. Please note bulbs illustrated are not supplied.

Potato Sacks (paper) - 5 sacks

Potato Sacks (paper) – 5 sacks £3.39
These strong paper sacks can hold up to 25kg of potato tubers and are ideal for storing your potatoes after harvesting. The thick paper blocks out light, preventing your potatoes from turning green.

Water Wizard™ - 1 water wizard™

Water Wizard™ – 1 water wizard™ £3.19
Watering patio plants couldn’t be simpler! Ideal for watering flower pouches&trade, hanging baskets and patio containers. All you need to do is fill a plastic bottle with water, attach the Water Wizard™ and insert upside down for easy and effective watering right down to the roots. (Bottles not supplied - Van Meuwen suggest using a plastic soft drink bottle).

Potato Growing Bag - 1 x 8 litre potato growing bag

Potato Growing Bag – 1 x 8 litre potato growing bag £1.00
For an convenient and easy way to grow potatoes on your patio look no further than our Potato Growing Bags. These durable black/grey bags hold 8 litres of compost and the black and grey colouring prevents light reaching the developing potato tubers for healthy and delicious crops; and absorbs heat for a quick start in the spring. Following on from this year’s technical trials, we now recommend planting a single tuber per 8 litre bag - we noted a 186% increase in yield! We’re pleased to have seen this verified in the March 2016 issue of Which? Gardening – the trials team did their own testing and experienced the same 186% boost in yield. Reuse next year by folding flat over winter and requiring minimal storage space.