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December Amateur Gardener Tips

December Tips

Catalogue cover Burncoose 2023Ring up or register online  and order your free Burncoose Nurseries mail order catalogue which will be available between Christmas and the New Year. 

Christmas Ideas

Checkout our offers this month, or ideas for xmas.

Yellow berries on the ilex ideal for unusual wreaths and decorations.


Drain off any hosepipes, sprinkler systems and outdoor taps before the first serious frost. 


Hardwood Cuttings.



Basic botany for gardeners
The difference between a gymnosperms and angiosperms 

Click to see all x williamsii camelliasClick to buy Helleborus
The Christmas Rose – Helleborus niger will be about to flower.  Make sure there are no weeds or leaf litter around it so you can admire it properly.  

If you are lucky the first flowers on your Camellia x williamsii varieties will appear before Christmas and allow you to pick a real flower from your garden for Christmas Day.

Camellia elegant beauty




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