Welcome to Hilltop Nurseries, Garden Centre Nottingham
Family owned and run garden centre, nursery, Nottingham, established over 40 years ago by Mr & Mrs Heyhoe. Now managed by their daughter Lesley, it continues to be a plant centre where 60% of the plants sold are grown on the premises by people who are passionate about the plants they grow and sell, making it quite unique. At Hilltop Nurseries Nottingham you will find a large selection of shrubs, trees, herbaceous perennials, alpines, vegetable plants, bulbs, seeds, soft fruit bushes, bedding and basket plants, hanging baskets, pots, compost and a whole lot more, plus helpful enthusiastic staff and great value for money.
Thinning apple fruits
You'll notice that many of the little apples on your apple tree will fall off during the month of June. Don't worry, it's the natural way the tree gets rid of surplus fruits. Those left may still be numerous and small. If you want larger, but slightly fewer fruits, thin out each cluster by removing the central ‘king fruit'. This is no loss as it won't grow properly, and it leaves the others to develop well.
Natural planting using swathes of gently-swaying grasses shot through with drifts of tall, open perennials to mimic the wild look of the American prairie lands caught the imagination of gardeners across Europe in the 1990s, and it's been going strong ever since - you can see some fabulous exam…Read more