Brett Avery to join HTA Board as Vice-President

Brett Avery to join HTA Board as Vice-President

Brett Avery, Managing Director of Farplants, is to join the Horticultural Trade Association (HTA) Board as Vice-President. Originally from New Zealand, Brett was the co-founder and Managing Director of Avery Robinson Ltd, a company distributing Dyson products, for 17...

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Plant of the Month – Lupins

Plant of the Month – Lupins

Lupins are a staple of the cottage garden and offer fantastic height, prolific blooms and vibrant colour in May and June. Lupins give a lot of bang for their buck, so this is why they are our plant of the month for March. Best planted in March and early April to...

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Farplants become latest Platinum Partner of Perennial

Farplants become latest Platinum Partner of Perennial

Farplants, the leading wholesale nursery co-operative, have become a Platinum partner of Perennial – the UK’s only charity dedicated to helping people who work in horticulture.  Perennial is a ‘lifeline’ for many, providing free and confidential advice and financial...

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Plant of the Month – Snake’s Head Fritillary

Fritillaria meleagris, commonly called Snake’s Head Fritillary, is an elegant addition to any spring garden display. Their instantly recognisable patterning and hardy nature, makes them our plant of the month for February. Therefore, plant now to enjoy the flowers in...

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Farplants win GCA Supplier of the Year Award

Farplants win GCA Supplier of the Year Award

We are delighted to receive the GCA Associate of the Year award. Brett Avery, Farplants Managing Director, accepted the award at the 2020 GCA conference on 28th January. This is the first time an ornamental plant supplier has won the award and the trophy has...

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Plant of the Month – Primrose

Primroses are synonymous with spring. Primarily they add a well needed burst of colour to the beginning of the season.  Which is why the Primrose is our plant of the month for January. Primroses are part of the Primula family. Primula is from the Latin primus...

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