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How we send your plants

We do all we can to make gardening easy and enjoyable for you. All our plants are supplied in sturdy packaging with full planting instructions and delivered at just the right time for planting, ensuring you get the best from your plants.

Each of our product pages state how we will dispatch your plants so whether they arrive as bareroot plants or plugs you can successfully prepare for their arrival.

Cultural Instructions

Each of the items we supply come with their own cultural instructions . We suggest that a little time is spent reading them in order to help you get the best from your purchase.Take a look our advice page to find out more about 'How To Grow Your Van Meuwen Plants'

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Plugs and plug trays

Plug tray plants

Plug trays of 24, 48 and 72 are the best way to get lots of plants for your money. Generally 6-8cm high from base to tip, these healthy plugs will require potting on into larger trays or pots and growing on until ready to plant out.

8-12cm plug

Plug plants

These healthy baby plants have a strong root system and are ready to plant straight into hanging baskets and containers , or can be grown on for garden planting too, once all risk of frost has passed. Generally 8-12cm in height and available in packs of 5, 10 or 20.

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Garden-ready plug plants

Our large garden-ready plug plants are more developed and you can plant them straight into the garden - no need to pot up or grow on! Generally 10-12cm in height.

For more information on how to grow plug plants click here

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Bareroot shrubs and perennials, and root-wrapped trees

Bareroot shrubs and perennials are all field grown and supplied in a dormant state with the soil removed. They will be ready to burst back into growth once planted. Root wrapped trees are wrapped in plastic or netting before posting to prevent damage to the root during transit. This should be removed before planting.

Follow these links for more information on how to grow perennials or trees and shrubs

How we send your bulbs

Bulbs, pips, corms and tubers

The bulb size relates to the circumference measured in centimetres. All are supplied in a dormant state and in the largest size possible.

For more information on how to grow bulbs, corms and tubers click here

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Potted plants

Our potted plants have a well developed root system giving them the best of starts. Many of our perennial plants are supplied as potted plants.