Pruning service in north devon

Pruning Services

The art of pruning forms shape and symmetry to trees and shrubs but more importantly creates flower and fruit buds whilst maintaining health and viguor. With our experience we take the guess work out and leave your garden to flourish.

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Gardening Pruning Services

Pruning trees and shrubs is more than just removing unwanted growth that is overhanging a pathway. Many plants in your garden need to be correctly pruned to encourage fruit and flower buds for the following season and some perennials will produce a second flush of flowers if cut back, often known as "The Chelsea Chop." Pruning also creates the shape and structure of a plant as well as remove ny dead or diseased areas. This pruning must be completed at the correct time of year and stage of growth, for example if you prune a Camelia in August you will remove the flower buds for next spring. The most common question asked about pruning at our local nursery are, "How do we prune our clematis , it doesn't flower" "Our wisteria grows and grows but doesn't flower" "I prune my apple tree every year but it never fruits" With our thirty years of experience gained growing plants at our nursery in Barntaple and gardening for clients across North Devon we have a wealth of knowledge on when, how and if you can prune a particular plant, with the renovation of older mature fruit trees and wisteria being a specialty.

To summarise we can specialize in pruning

  • Wisteria
  • Roses
  • Fruit trees
  • Shrubs
  • Hedges
  • Trees
Ensure your garden becomes a resource not a burden.


Gardeners Delight Gardening Services

Nick started working as a gardener at weekends whilst at school. In 1983 he started GARDENERS DELIGHT services, he married Hannah in 1988, a florist, who started to grow some of the plants Nick required for his local garden services in their back garden, with the excess sold in the local Barnstaple pannier market. As the demand for their quality plants grew, they purchased 5 acres of farm land in Barnstaple, which became Gardeners Delight Nursery.
This has grown to be a leading local family run nursery in North Devon which produces an extensive range of herbaceous perennials, bedding and vegetable plants, trees, shrubs, roses and clematis along with delicious fresh fruit and vegetables. 90% of these are grown on site using the skill and experience gained over 30 years of growing for the local coastal & moorland environment.
The nursery is open daily(see opening times) they also attend local farmers markets in Barnstaple, Exeter, Crediton and Bude to sell their plants, fruit and vegetables as well as specialist plant shows across the South West of England where Nick and his daughter have gained awards for their perennial garden displays.
Nicks gardening experience & design skills along with Hannah's eye for colour and detail have helped local councils, caravan parks, hotels and other local businesses win gold, national and international awards from Britain in Bloom with stunning flower displays.
With his family and crazy spaniel Poppy running the nursery Nick uses his passion and knowledge of plants and gardening to maintain, design and transform gardens locally and across North Devon for private and commercial clients.


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With our knowledge of the unique North Devon environment from coastal to moorland we help with advice from general garden maintenance, pruning to planting advice.

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