Bring life to your garden with all year round colour and low maintenance, with our busy lives many of us don’t have the time to spend evenings and weekends looking after our gardens.
The beauty of heathers is that once planted you can sit back and enjoy the benefits of your work, with little after care, giving you more pleasure every year.
10 good reasons to plant heather :
Handy tips on how to plant and
layout your heather garden design ...• The best time to plant heathers is in the autumn when the widest selection is available.• Keep well watered for the first year.• Plant deeply with the lower foliage resting on the soil surface.• Prepare the soil, heathers have a fine root system cannot easily penetrate clay, therefore it is beneficial to dig in some peat.• Plant in a sunny position, in groups of 5-7 plans with 4-5 planters per square metre.• Soak the plant before planting.• Remove fallen leaves from heathers to prevent damage to the foliage.• Annual pruning after flowers have died is essential.