Lupins, Digitalis (foxgloves), Iris, Yeats Garden, Bloom 2015. Western Plant Nursery, Sligo

Tidy Towns Season is Upon Us

Here are Western Plant Nursery we have worked a lot lately with Tidy Towns committees in the Sligo region and the message coming from the organisers is clear, bedding and baskets are beautiful but the smart money is on more sustainable planting.  Planting with a strong vision of the future.  In a world full of Read more about Tidy Towns Season is Upon Us[…]

Bloom 2018

We love our annual visit to the Phoenix Park here at Western Plant Nursery, and this year is no exception.  Bloom in the Park gives us an opportunity to showcase our talents and products to visitors from every party of the country.  It is also an opportunity for us to see what the new trends Read more about Bloom 2018[…]

Spring a ding ding! Top five must do jobs in the garden

The chill in the air is back, but spring is here. This means there is work to be done outside. If you wait until the picture perfect spring weather, you might find yourself with more work than you can accomplish in the time left before plants explode with growth. Remember it is far easier to Read more about Spring a ding ding! Top five must do jobs in the garden[…]

Mountain Ash

Tree Planting

While these wintery months are upon us we have a stock of bare root trees and hedges available at the Nursery.  Hedges certainly are popular but why not consider planting a tree.  A tree is a gift that keeps on growing, consider it as a birthday present or a gift for a new baby, it Read more about Tree Planting[…]

Decorative Planters

At Western Plant Nursery we have a selection of ceramic and synthetic planters for your garden. All planters are frost proof and suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. If we don’t have what you are looking for in stock we can arrange to order in.

W B Yeats Rose by Holly Sommerville

W B Yeats roses at the Nursery

We have just potted up a limited stock of the beautiful floribunda rose W B Yeats, which will soon be ready for retail sales.  This rose was named in 2015 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Irish poets birth.  The flowers are a semi double rich red petal with vivid yellow stamens that will Read more about W B Yeats roses at the Nursery[…]

Bare Root Planting Season

Bare Root Hedging: We are now on the cusp of the bare root season, the season lasts from the end of October through to the end of march.  Bare root plants are planted while they are dormant (not actively growing) so ideally from the end of October through to the end of March. These plants Read more about Bare Root Planting Season[…]

Japanese Maple Red Fall Autumn Foliage Beautiful Western Plant Nursery

Autumn’s colour trends

Keats was so inspired by the season of autumn that he wrote of it thus; ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit Read more about Autumn’s colour trends[…]

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