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Gardeners Delight Nursery We have been providing garden services in Devon area for 30 years and now have a 5-acre plant nursery just out Barnstaple. This blog provides gardening advice especially aim at gardeners in the north Devon area.

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Visit our 5 acres plant nursey just outside barnstaple, view our greenhouses, and shop .
Old Bideford Rd,
Barnstaple,devon, EX31 2PA

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A selection of our quality plants are now available to buy on our online store. Check out our range of:-
Heuchera, Lavenders, alpines, Herbaceous Perennials, Herbs, Clematis, Trachelospmum, Passiflora, and Agapanthus.
We also have a full range of sundries and gift vouchers.

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We trade at a large range of specialists plant fairs showing our range of herbaceous perennial range includes many rare and unusual varieties; new and AGM varieties, and lots of old favourites.

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We have 30 years experence in growing plants and garden service, we are very happy to share our knowledge.

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Water logged gardens, why and how to fix ?
water logged lawns

POOR DRAINAGE - New Buildings This is very common on new builds where the building contractor has removed the top soil before starting to build and then compacting soil with heavy construction machinery, which also pushes any waste building materials such as bricks into the ground. This is covered over with a thin layer of soil and usually turfed to make the property presentable.
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Coastal Gardens
Coastal Gardens

The soil is usually very shallow sitting on top of a layer of compacted shillet or open and very sandy. On shillet or stone based soils, remove any top soil for use later, then using a pneumatic or electric breaker drill dig down 300 to 450mm and remove the stone or shillet in the areas that you intend to plant,
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