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Big Plant Sale

Bit of a one off at Rowan. We will be holding a Plant Sale for four days only, Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th September. There will be 50% OFF all perennials and huge discounts on plants requiring a little TLC, including shrubs and perennials.

All You Need for the Garden

The season has been a long time coming and for gardeners the Easter break was a little too early but things are beginning to happen. Come to Rowan for compost, top soil and manure. If you don’t know the ropes, don’t bother with a trolley; just tell us at the till what you want and […]

Trees and Shrubs – time for planting

Heading into autumn is the perfect time for planting trees and shrubs. Our new season stock of trees has just arrived so come and see what we’ve got. There are ornamental trees, with a large selection of flowering cherries, acers, birch, sorbus and some lesser known. Fruit trees include apples, pears and cherries, sweet and […]

September in the Garden…

Squeeze out the last drops of summer with some late season colour. We have fabulous herbaceous perennials which will last through to October and grasses coming in to their own, which will give pleasure right throughout the winter. Whilst the weather may not be the most conducive to being out in the garden, the plants […]

Get the WOW Factor

Our busy season continues apace. Sunshine and rain have rewarded us with verdant gardens and a tip top Plant Area. It is the perfect weather for planting and giving your garden the wow factor with extra pops of colour provided by perennials, pots and hanging baskets. It is good for trees and shrubs as there […]

Bedding Plants Now In Stock

Bedding plants are now in stock. We have a good selection with even more to follow. Some of it is still a little immature to sell. If you are buying bedding plants early, before the end of the month, PLEASE watch out for evening frosts and protect accordingly. Box bedding is £3.49 a tray, 3 […]


As well as the great range of apples and pears we usually stock, there are more apples on dwarf rootstock, Victoria plums on dwarf rootstock, medlars, quince, greengages and new cherry varieties for colder spots. New season raspberries are also in.

Cheer up your Winter Garden

Your garden is probably not looking at its best right now but a few quick fixes could make all the difference. Identify a gap and brighten it up with a winter interest shrub. We’ve cornus, skimmias, callicarpa, Viburnum tinus, camellias and the heavily scented sarcococca to name few. If you require something smaller, there are […]

Late Autumn Planting

The autumn we know but don’t necessarily love has arrived, but the Indian summer was good while it lasted. We’ve had a wonderful summer, and it’s time to embrace the change. See the good… Lots of rain is great for the garden, and makes it a perfect time for planting. If you want some autumn […]

Bulbs, Winter Bedding, and Trees

We hope you’ve had a fantastic summer, and that we can squeeze a bit more out of it as we approach the onset of autumn. We’ve had a wonderfully busy time at Rowan, helped along by glorious weather, not to mention lots of healthy plants and happy customers. We’re not ones for lists of Things […]