Sicily January 2013
Laurus nobilis balls, 5 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Coprosma Coppershine, 30 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
General view of the nursery with Agave mediopicta in the foreground...
Sicily January 2013
Alyogine Santa Cruz, 3 litre pots, CFS Chris Beardshaw

Sicily January 2013
Tulbaghia violacea, 3 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Cyperus papyrus, 3 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Viburnum tinus Macrophyllum, 70 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Pittosporum tenuifolium Silver Queen, 30 litre pots

Sicily January 2013
Pittosporum tenuifolium Silver Queen, 30 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Mytus communis Lumi, 30 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Vitis vinifera, white grape from Mount Etna, 15 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Olea europaea, 15 litre pots, half standards

Sicily January 2013
Agave Mediopicta, 2.5 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Mount Etna, 6.30am
Sicily January 2013
Brahea Armata, 9 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Dasylirion wheleeri, 30 litre pots

Sicily January 2013
Agave Mediopicta, 2.5 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Howea forsteriana (Kentia Palm) specimens
Sicily January 2013
Chamaerops Humilis Etna, 30 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Citrus Lemon, 170 litre pot

Sicily January 2013
Cordyline Indivisa syn Australis, 9 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Arbutus unedo, 9 litre pots
Sicily January 2013
Laurus nobilis bush, 9 litre pots
We found a gap so we made a new bed!

Chelsea tunnel now totally full
moving into the overflow tunnels now
New tree beds
all complete and ready for the winter wind
Our Shrub bed
The next bed ready for more plants

Another brand new bed
all full up with 3 litre perennials - no doubt some for Chelsea and Hampton...
Tree lifting season well under way, thank goodness!
All of a sudden there are not enough hours in a day!
Marek and Katy with some of next years specials
Some of our rare baby plants for next years specials

Marek and Katy with Sesleria nitida in 5 litre pots
ready for Sweden next June and Deschampsia caespitosa in 5 litre pots...
Sesleria nitida
in 5 litre pots ready for Sweden next June
Overview of the 4 Main Avenue Gardens
Another section of our 4 Main Avenue Chelsea gardens
potted and tucked up for the Winter

One section of our 4 Main Avenue Chelsea gardens
potted and tucked up for the Winter
Early morning on the nursery
New beds ready for the next wave of potting...
New beds
all ready for the next wave of potting
New beds
all ready for the next wave of potting

Japanese tree peonies
7 litre deeps - Robin's specials
Lotus hirsutum
Gaura Rosy Jane
Tricyrtis purple beauty

Geranium Rozanne
still flowering
Nerine bowdenii
3 per pot 3 litre pots...
Lychnis cor. occulata
Euphorbia mini martinii

Cameliia sasanqua in variety
Grasses still looking good
3-10 litre pots
Liquidamber gumball and Max
Betula jacquemontii multistem and Max

Hoheria stardust
7 litre deeps
Magnolia delayvaii 10 litre pots
Digitalis mertonensis
Ilex koehana chesnut leaf heavy standards

Sarcococca Dragons gate
Cyclamen coum album
Cyclamen hederifolium
Cyclamen hed. Album

Medlars
Astellia Silver Spears
10 litre pots
On the nursery
Oranges 1/2 Standard
On the nursery
Oranges 1/4 Standard

Rosemary officinalis Whitewater Silver
Rosemary officinalis Whitewater Silver on mass. Loads more growing...
Rosemary officinalis Whitewater Silver
Katy and Robin with our first saleable batch of Rosemary officinalis...
Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia

Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia

Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia

Tagging trip Galicia
Tagging trip Galicia
Belgium September 2012
Quercus phellos
Belgium September 2012
Pyrus ex Orchard

Belgium September 2012
Pyrus ex Orchard
Belgium September 2012
Prunus lusitanica mushrooms
Belgium September 2012
Morus alba multistem
Belgium September 2012
Magnolia Yellow River

Belgium September 2012
Magnolia stellata
Belgium September 2012
Magnolia soulangiana
Belgium September 2012
Magnolia denudata double diamond
Belgium September 2012
Hippophae rhamnoides

Belgium September 2012
Hippophae rhamnoides
Belgium September 2012
Fagus sylvatica atropurpurea espalliers
Belgium September 2012
Euonymous alatus multistem
Belgium September 2012
Carpinus betulus espalliers

Belgium September 2012
Carpinus betulus espalliers
Belgium September 2012
Carpinus betulus box heads
Belgium September 2012
Buxus sempervirens multistems
Belgium September 2012
Buxus sempervirens multistems 2.5m tall

Belgium September 2012
Amalanchier lamarckii multistems
Belgium September 2012
Acer campestre and Tilia espalliers
Germany September 2012
Vitis vinifera Fragola espalliers
Germany September 2012
Tilia cordata box heads

Germany September 2012
Tilia cordata 50-60cm girth
Germany September 2012
Tilia cordata 30-35cm girth
Germany September 2012
Salix alba Tristis
Germany September 2012
Quercus palustrus tabletop

Germany September 2012
Pyrus chanticleer espalliers
Germany September 2012
Pyrus chanticleer
Germany September 2012
Mespilus germanica fruit
Germany September 2012
Liquidamber styraciflua feathered

Germany September 2012
Hydrangea paniculata and Jinny Blom
Germany September 2012
Hydrangea paniculata
Germany September 2012
Cornus kousa chinensis
Germany September 2012
Cornus kousa chinensis fruit

Germany September 2012
Alnus cordata
Germany September 2012
Acer palmatum
Germany September 2012
Acer palmatum atropurpureum
Germany September 2012
Acer osakazuki

Germany September 2012
Acer campestre espallier
Mareusz and Marek with the new terracotta
Marcin watering in the Chelsea tunnel
Next years stock all waiting to be potted

Our new tree bed with Quercus suber and ilex
Our giant Quercus ilex
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award

Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award

Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award

Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas Hoblyn - People's Choice Award

Chelsea 2012 Thomas-Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas-Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Thomas-Hoblyn - People's Choice Award
Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift – Gold-Medal

Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift – Gold-Medal
Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift – Gold-Medal
Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift - Gold-Medal
Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift - Gold-Medal

Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift - Gold-Medal
Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift - Gold-Medal
Chelsea 2012 Joe Swift - Gold-Medal
Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show

Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show
Chelsea 2012 Cleve West – Gold Medal & Best in Show
Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show
Chelsea 2012 Cleve West – Gold Medal & Best in Show

Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show
Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show
Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show
Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show

Chelsea 2012 Cleve West - Gold Medal & Best in Show
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal

Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal

Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal

Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
Chelsea 2012 Andy Sturgeon - Gold Medal
The Rose bed

The new Shrub Pen
Selection of our fruit trees
Robin and Mark with a nice Betula jaqumontii multistem
Robin and a Mandarin

Plenty of Buxus sempervirens for edging
Pennisetum setaceum rubrum 8 litre pots
Part of our new hand made terracotta range
Part of our new hand made terracotta range

Marek hiding behind his large Olive and the new Amphora pots
Lupin masterpiece looking lovely
Hortus' new range of 7 litre deep climbers
Grasses growing in the new grass pen

David loading
Charlie the nursery cat
Big red bananas
Mature citrus trees 250lt pots

Chamerops Humulis Etna 40lt pots
Rheum tanguticum
Eremurus
Stipa tenuissima 8lt pots

More buxus
Stipa tenuissima 3.5lt pots
Our potted bulb beds
Our potted bulb beds

Plant display by the old barn
Climbers and topiary bed
Peonies being forced for Chelsea
More Chelsea plants

Eremurus Joanna
One of our garden rooms
Ornamental and fruit trees
Buxus sempervirens

More Chelsea plants
Pittosporum Tobiro Nana 50lt pots
More Chelsea plants
Our mediterranean range

The Chelsea tunnel
The Chelsea tunnel
Chelsea 2012
60,000 Chelsea plants ready for loading
Chelsea 2012
60,000 Chelsea plants ready for loading

Chelsea 2012
Hortus Loci team loading Chelsea plants
On the nursery
A very proud Nursery Manager
Nursery
This lot will be ready for Hampton Court
Spain March 2012
Teucrium fruiticans Azureum

Spain March 2012
Olea europaea
Spain March 2012
Lunchtime in Pulpi
Spain March 2012
Convulvolus cneorum
Spain March 2012
Citrus sinensis C30

Spain March 2012
Citrus reticulata (clemantine)
Belgium March 2012
Taxus topiary shapes
Belgium March 2012
Taxus doughnut
Belgium March 2012
Taxus baccata balls

Belgium March 2012
Prunus lusitanica umbrella form
Belgium March 2012
Osmanthus burkwoodii and Buxus domes
Belgium March 2012
Ilex crenata
Belgium March 2012
Fagus sylvatica box heads

Belgium March 2012
Fagus sylvatica atropurpurea
Belgium March 2012
Carpinus betulus standard umbrellas
Belgium March 2012
Buxus sempervirens topiary
Belgium March 2012
Buxus sempervirens cube

Belgium March 2012
Acer palmatum dissectum and Taxus domes
Italy March 2012
Strelitzia Mandela's Gold
Italy March 2012
Quercus suber
Italy March 2012
Quercus ilex - 130 litre-pots

Italy March 2012
Prunus lucitanica standards
Italy March 2012
Magnolia grandiflora
Italy March 2012
Magnolia grandifllora standards
Italy March 2012
Arbutus unedo heavy standards

On the nursery
Top field almost full now
On the nursery
Rosemary prostratus in the small multispan
On the nursery
Rosemary prostratus in the small multispan
On the nursery
Orders ready to go out

On the nursery
Fagus sylvatica - instant hedging
On the nursery
On the nursery
Adam and Damian - father and son
Stunning pair of matching figs

On the nursery
New shoots starting to appear at last!
Latest trip to Spain
Citrus mandarine, 4 matching pairs tagged for orders
Stunning Olives
For orders and stock

New signs now up

Outside
Outside now filling up with plants too
Bare root plants
Another 110,000 bare root plants about to be potted
On the nursery
First shoots starting to appear
Nursery expansion
Last of the 250 tonnes of shingle being put down

The top field
Nearly ready for filling up with plants
Adam and Tomak
key team members
Marek
The nursery manager
Non stop potting
Weekends no exception

Second tunnel
Now full of show plants
Old propagation tunnel
The old propagation tunnel make over begins
Limes
Stunning avenue of limes, now all bought by Mark

Growing in 70°
Plants nearly ready and hppily growing in 70° ready for delivery...
Spain
View of our supplier's nursery in Southern spain

Equipment
Our newest and certainly strogest member of staff.
December on the nursery
December sunset at Hortus Loci. There is a pair of Red Kites that...
Arbutus Unedo
125 year old Arbutus Unedo from the pyranees - 6m tall  x 4m wide...
Calamondin
Calamondin sold and off to Kiev

Vitis vinifera
Full standard Vitis vinifera with the nursery boss.
Tunnell
Tunnel finished and starting to fill up. Will be totally full by Christmas

Quercus suber
Quercus suber - Cork Oak - From the pyranes -SOLD
Bedding nursery
View of our supplier's bedding nursery in Southern Spain
Palm
Sometimes I feel like this! Lovely places but all on your own

Pennisetum setaceum
Ready to be potted on and delivered to us double the size in April
Citrus
December - January all citrus fruit ripen - time for a quick snack
Pennisetum setaceum Rubrum
Ready to be potted on and delivered to us double the size in April

Clearing the old beds
Clearing the old beds ready for recovering and new plant range of 400,000
Tunnel
The new 6 span tunnel takes shape, 1 more week to finish
Climbing Roses
3 metre climbing Rose selection
Designer's range of roses
The first of the designer's range of roses potted

Specimen tree
Specimen trees found for large project
New tunnel on the nursery
New Tunnel going up!
Robert
Brother Robert lends a hand!

First order
Our first order going out.
Chelsea gardens
Four Chelsea gardens waiting to be potted up
Buxus balls
Some of the largest Buxus balls available in Europe
Specimen Buxus
Specimen Buxus balls, 2 metres wide. Our first order

Wisteria sinensis
Large standard Wisteria sinensis for London Job
Liquidambar styraciflua
Liquidambar styraciflua, one of 43 bought for this job
Ginko biloba
Ginko biloba in their final week of blazing glory found for a job in Paris
5 tonne Pinus
Large pinus weighing 5 tonnes and one very happy customer

Mature double u fruit trees
Mature double u fruit trees, always difficult to find
Carpinus Betula
Carpinus Betula blocks, bought as a lawn feature
Mespilus
Mespilus an unusual fruit tree making a remarkable comeback used for making...
Magnolia grandiflora Blanchard
(six of these please) Magnolia grandiflora Blanchard - the only truly...

Platanus Hispanica
Large 4 tonne Platanus Hispanica leaving Germany for the UK
One of our 56 Oak trees being dug up and prepared for delivery
One of our 56 Oak trees being dug up and prepared for delivery
Oak trees
One of our 56 Oak trees being dug up and prepared for delivery

Prunus autumnalis
Prunus autumnalis in November, always a cheerful sight. 17 of these...
Fagus sylvatica
Fagus sylvatica hedging 3m tall - no problem at all