"Good organisation to work with! Your use of Royal Mail is a major factor in my choice of nursery - couriers and other delivery agencies are EXTREMELY unreliable in the remoter parts of the UK; Royal Mail is fast, cheap and always reliable"
"We received our Acer early yesterday morning and are delighted with it. Its packaging was excellent too - so well protecting the plant. The shape of the Acer and present height couldn’t be better for us. I would also like to thank the lady I spoke to in your office for her help and advice. If we ever need another tree I know where to go to, and if we go to Cornwall we will certainly visit your nursery. Many thanks for your excellent service.
"Received the Sophora yesterday morning, super shrub and great packaging, thanks.
Bryan Buckingham, Kent November 2009
How to Care for Phormiums
PHORMIUMS (New Zealand Flax)
Visiting Southern Ireland this spring it was soon apparent that the last winter had decimated most of the phormiums and cordylines both in peoples gardens and in municipal plantings. In Cornwall we clearly did not experience anything like the temperatures in Ireland which were as low as minus 15°C in January and February and our phormiums have survived. However from correspondence with Burncoose Nurseries customers in the North of England they too have lost many of the phormiums which have thrived in their gardens for the last 20 years.
There is therefore a risk that many people will decide not to replace their plants and try again. The purpose of this short article is to demonstrate that they should!
Phormiums are easy plants to grow and the range of coloured leaves between different varieites is enormous. Anyone who has experienced a failure after last winter should try again but remember to mulch heavily before the onset of a hard frost.