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Winter plant care collection

As the winter rolls back around it’s time to start thinking about your plants and how to protect them against the harsh weather and pests. We have a wide range of products available in store to help combat the winter, from greenhouse heaters to winter tree wash we have it all!

Please see a our stock list below:

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Solabiol Arbrex Seal & Heal 

Solabiol Arbrex Seal & Heal is the go-to solution for pruning cuts on your trees.

Made from a natural resin, it not only cures the pruning cuts, but also protects against diseases such coral spot and from frost as it can be used in temperatures as low as -10C.

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Vitax Medo

Vitax Medo is a ready to use pruning compound and grafting sealant for use on open wounds caused by pruning, accidental damage or grafting.

It will help protect against invading fungal and bacterial parasites by forming an elastic waterproof skin with protection and scar healing properties. Vitax Medo should be applied to open wounds, pruning or saw cuts on fruit and ornamental trees, and worked into the wound by thorough brushing.

Vitax Medo should be applied to a dry surface, and is rainfast when dry.

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Vitax Fruit Tree Grease

The tree trunk is the main thoroughfare for many pest attacks, but fruit and other trees can be protected with Fruit Tree Grease.

Providing a simple and effective means of monitoring pest activity, Fruit Tree Grease stops pest in their tracks by preventing them climbing the trunk. Containing rapeseed oil, Fruit Tree Grease stops pests such as the Winter Moth and the Mottled Umber Moth which invade fruit trees from late October to early December.

It also protects against the March Moth which invades early spring.Fruit Tree Grease will trap the female, wingless adults providing a good indication to the level of infestation on each tree. The grease should also be applied to neighboring trees if an infestation is found. 

Fruit Tree Grease will provide a complete barrier if applied completely around the base of the tree, approximately 45cm above ground level. Replenish as required to maintain stickiness.

 

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Bayer Garden Boltac Greasebands

Save your fruit from unwelcome creepy crawlies with Bayer Boltac Greasebands. Specifically designed for fruit trees, you simply wrap the pesticide free grease band around the tree and, the non-drying adhesive offers great protection against winter moths, caterpillars and other crawling bugs from reaching the canopy and fruit.

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Defenders Fruit Tree Grease

Protect your fruit and ornamental trees from caterpillars, ants, earwigs and months with this fruit tree grease band from Defenders. Grease bands are a pesticide-free method for preventing infestations. They stop female insects from climbing up the trunks of fruit trees and laying eggs. Because they are poison-free they are perfect for organic gardening, and they stay effective for up to two months. 

This band measures 175 x 10cm and is effective against moths, caterpillars, ants and earwigs. 

 

For best results apply the grease band at the beginning of winter and then re-apply in summer to protect against ant infestations.

 

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Growing Success Winter Tree Wash

Growing Success Winter Tree Wash is a totally natural product which works through physical action. It will control most insects and eradicates the bug and the egg, thereby preventing infestation when the growing season begins.

You can confidently use Winter Tree Wash on all fruit trees and bushes as well as dormant vines under glass. Some plants may be susceptible to scorch, so we would recommend treating a small area first if you have any doubts as to suitability.

Treatment should take place between October and December and then again in late March before the growing season begins. For best results apply whilst the prevailing weather conditions are calm and dry.

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Vitax Winter Tree Wash

Organic gardeners can protect trees and bushes with Winter Tree Wash, a completely natural organic product which gives plants a good clean ready for the new season. With a blend of surfactants and natural oils, it removes insect debris, dust and wax which insects use to secure their eggs. Suitable for use on all plants, but particularly evergreens, it removes contaminants from the leaf surface to increase light exposure and encourage photosynthesis. The product works by purely physical means and is suitable for edible and ornamental crops.

Organic gardeners can protect trees and bushes with Winter Tree Wash, a completely natural organic product which gives plants a good clean ready for the new season. With a blend of surfactants and natural oils, it removes insect debris, dust and wax which insects use to secure their eggs. Suitable for use on all plants, but particularly evergreens, it removes contaminants from the leaf surface to increase light exposure and encourage photosynthesis. The product works by purely physical means and is suitable for edible and ornamental crops.

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Growing Success Seed Blanket

Lightweight natural mineral which improves the germination rate of seeds Also Insulates and protects seeds from damage due to temperature fluctuation. Reduces evaporation and keeps moisture in place around the seeds where it is required. Helps prevent damping off, where pathogens kill or weaken seeds and seedlings before or after germination.

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Bosmere 3 KW Industrial Greenhouse Heater

An exceptional example of Bosmere’s Excellent Quality and Innovation. Bosmere’s N296 3kw Industrial Greenhouse Heater IPX4 is the latest addition to the Bosmere Propagation Range. This Industrial Greenhouse Heater IPX4 comes with adjustable thermostat control. The Bosmere N296 3kw Industrial Greenhouse Heater IPX4 also comes with overheat protection.

This Industrial Heater is not only Free Standing and Portable; but also is strong and long lasting. Waterproof Class: IPX4 and is CE Approved. For over 35 years, Bosmere has been innovating and developing gardening products which meet the practical and aspirational needs of the nation’s gardeners. 1 x Bosmere N296 3kw Industrial Greenhouse Heater IPX4.

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Apollo Twin Greenhouse Heater

Ideal for use in a greenhouse of 5sq meters or as an anti – frost heater in a larger structure this is a high quality heater built for many years of use. It is Safety Tested and Approved.

It has a 4.5 Litre Capacity which Uses Paraffin / Kerosene. It is very economical to run and will burn continuously for 3 days on one filling.

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Parasene All Season Warm Light

This small paraffin all season warm-lite greenhouse heater is ideal for a sectioned area of a greenhouse, shed, outhouse or cold frame. Item Specifics Light for camping and caravanning Heat for frost protection in greenhouses, garages, sheds etc

Burns Paraffin Fuel with a capacity of 0.5 litres. 

Used for both light and heat for outdoor use

 

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Parasene Soil Warming Cable

Paraserne soil warming cable is the ideal way to propagate seeds and cuttings on a greenhouse bench or in a Parasene cold-frame. the soil in the greenhouse takes time to warm up naturally; with a soil warming cable you are able to plant earlier and raise better specimens. Higher temperatures can be achieved by laying the cable runs as close together as 5cm. in this case a Parasene thermostat should be used to precisely control the soil temperature; meeting the differing germination requirements of various varieties. 

Parasene’s Soil Warming Cables are safe to use without a thermostat as they have an automatic thermal cut-off point of 25.5ºC/78ºF. However, for more precise control over soil temperature, to cater to the specific germination requirements of certain seed types for example, the use of a thermostat is recommended. 

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Parasene Thermostat

The Parasene 200 Soil Warming Cable Thermostat is ideal for use with soil warming cables to provide ideal conditions for germination. It allows precision temperature control (0 – 40c) and is easy to use and simple to connect.

It features an indicator light and is approved for use in damp greenhouse conditions. The Parasene Soil Warming Cable Thermostat is rated at 3 amps. 

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Garden Fleece

Garden fleece is a great way to protect your plants from the winter frost and pests. It helps by insulating, warming the soil and maintaining moisture. The fleece’s porous material allows you to directly water your plants without having to uncover them. This is available by the meter. 

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Fleece Jackets

We have a variety of Fleece Jacket products available for this Winter. This is a very effective way of protecting your plants from the cold and frosty weather ahead. Whether you are protecting smaller plants, bushes or trees we have a Fleece Jacket to help stave off the the cold.

They are also a great way of protecting against pests!