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The Telegraph – ‘Why now is the best time to plant Erythroniums’

Now is the best time to plant Erythronium bulbs- and that’s why you can buy them here now.  We despatch within 10 working days (usually less).  All bulbs are flowering size and freshly lifted to order.  If you plant them as soon as you can they will root down and establish well this autumn.  You will then be able to sit back and wait for their delightful flowers to appear in March/April.

If you are a subscriber to The Telegraph online do look up the article by Matt Collins from the Garden Museum in London.

If you would rather peruse the printed paper, buy The Telegraph on Saturday, pour yourself a cup of coffee, read the gardening section and treat yourself to some of the irresistible Erythroniums we have on offer here!

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Erythronium bulbs and new season Harvington Hellebores

Our Erythronium bulbs, Trillium rhizomes and new season Harvington Hellebores in 9cm pots are ready to order now for despatch from 17 August onwards.  Our website is updated regularly so do keep and eye on it for new plants – we don’t list all the plants we have on the nursery, just the plants that are available to buy now.  We aim to offer plants at the right time of year for you to plant them out in your garden for maximum success.

Trillium flexipes 'Harvington Selection'

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Happy Customers :-)

Meconopsis 'Slieve Donard'

We LOVE receiving feedback from our customers – see the following comments received last week:

“I just wanted to say thank you for my hellebore plugs. They arrived much quicker than I expected, beautifully wrapped, all in perfect condition. They are now all happy growing in pots.” Katherine, Oxford

“Thank you so much for my order which arrived today.  I am delighted with the quality of the plants, the packaging and the speedy service – especially against the Covid background that we are all living with at the moment and I hope to place future orders with you  – that is if I can manage to squeeze any more plants into an already overcrowded garden.   I will most certainly recommend you to all of my gardening friends. ” Patrick from Belfast, he ordered Roscoea and Hellebore pot plants

“The plants are beautiful and in excellent condition for planting.”  Patricia from York, she ordered Meconopsis ‘Slieve Donard’ and Arisaema candidissimum

“I’m very impressed with the Hellebores…  Also the recyclable packing and your knowledgeable help with my order”  Trevor, Woking

It is such a boost to the Twelve Nunns team – Thank you!

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Do order – we are still despatching!

We are still sending out our plants.  Our team is small and local… in fact very local.  It’s myself and two children (after they’ve done their homework each day) and three lovely ladies from the village who walk to work.  We are all keeping our distance and would be delighted to receive and despatch your orders or answer any queries.

Our packaging is all cardboard based and therefore very low risk in terms of spreading the dreaded virus! What better way to cheer yourself up than to buy one of our lovely plants today.

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Christmas Despatch

We have packed and sent all orders that have been placed this week.  Any further orders received will be sent in the New Year during week commencing 6th January.

Thank you for your custom this year.  Wishing you a very Happy Christmas.

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Christmas Orders

We are busy packing plant orders for Christmas.  We will ensure that all orders received by 9am on Thursday 19th December are delivered by Christmas Eve.  They will be carefully packed in hessian and cardboard to ensure they arrive safely.  If you would like us to send a Christmas Card with the order, please confirm your message in the delivery notes box.

We wish you a very Happy Christmas and New Year.