Plants for the Perfect English Garden

The Walled Garden, Saxmundham, Suffolk. IP17 1JB
Tel:01728 602510

About Jim Mountain

Horticulturist & Nursery Owner.

Winter Flowering Pansies and Wallflowers

2019-09-18T16:02:38+01:00September 14th, 2019|Walled Garden News|

Viola Panola True Blue Pansies, Violas and Wallflowers for Autumn planting The full range is on sale now Panola pansies – reliable for their winter hardiness and repeat flowering characteristics Beaconsfield True Blue Deep Orange Purple Sunburst Scarlet Yellow White Primrose Pink Shades Yellow & Purple Viola Sorbet series – Good winter flowerers, the flowers are much smaller and even more profuse than Panolas Lavender Pink Lemon Jump Up Neptune Yellow Blue Jump Up Yellow Pink Jump Up Orange Jump Up White All Pansies and Violas 8cm pots 60p each 1 – 5 trays £6.60 per tray of 12 (55p) for any mix of 8cm pansies or [...]

The Walled Garden is closed, Saturday afternoon 10th August

2019-08-10T14:24:43+01:00August 10th, 2019|Walled Garden News|

Due to high winds, we regret we have had to close the nursery for the afternoon. A limb of a pear tree has landed on the shrub benches and we have lost a substantial branch from a tree just outside the wall. We are fortunate that no one was standing where these branches fell, but in the light of this damage and the potential for further damage, we are closing the nursery today. Open tomorrow as usual, but which time I will have been out with the loppers and chainsaw. The tree brought the phone lines down, so no phones until they are replaced

Pond Plants – NEW to The Walled Garden

2019-03-21T09:02:12+00:00March 20th, 2019|Walled Garden News|

Aquatic plants really bring a pond to life - not only do they greatly enhance the natural beauty of your pond, but they also play an essential role in maintaining the health of its water and inhabitants. Pond plants also absorb nutrients which could otherwise feed the algae that turns your water green and allows blanket weed to grow. This year, for the first time, we are stocking a range of aquatic plants. We now have a selection of 1 litre marginal plants, 1 litre oxygenating plants, deep water pond plants in larger baskets and water lilies. To accompany these we sell 10l and 20l bags of aquatic soil, a [...]


2020-12-09T15:46:02+00:00February 5th, 2019|Walled Garden News|

Seed potatoes We sell our seed potatoes by the Kg so you can select exactly the amount you need. This gives you the opportunity to try a few new varieties. We have in stock the following varieties: 1st Earlies: Arran Pilot, Sharpes Express, Foremost, Pentland Javelin, Rocket, Swift, Homeguard and Lady Christl. 2nd Earlies: Kestrel, Wilja and Nicola. Salads: Charlotte, International Kidney and Pink Fir Apple. Maincrop: Cara and Maris Piper. These are all priced at £2.00 per Kg.

Happy new year!

2019-01-22T20:55:20+00:00January 10th, 2019|Walled Garden News|

Happy New Year from The Walled garden. We are now back open after our Christmas break. This is when all the hard work begins. Despite the near freezing temperatures there will be some root growth deep within the soil and although average temperatures in January and February are very similar the light levels will certainly increase. This sends us a stark message to get moving as spring will not be far around the corner and there is an awful lot to do. Ann has been busy preparing our propagation area in readiness for us to start sowing the first batches of seed for the season. Antirrhinums, Calendulas, Erigeron and Bellis [...]

Winter flowering pansies, Violas and Wallflowers

2018-09-13T12:27:37+01:00September 13th, 2018|Walled Garden News|

We grow the Panola strain of winter flowering pansies. They flower well throughout all but the coldest spells of wintery weather, remain compact and flower with added vigour in the spring. Available in 8cm pots (bigger and bushier than pack grown plants). 60p each 15 or more 53p. 12 colours to choose from Viola Sorbet Panola flowers aren't huge, but for those that like a profusion of small neat flowers, choose from our range of Sorbet violas. The come in 9 colours, from yellow to black. Wallflowers in 8 varieties. Good stocky bushy plants, they never look exciting in leaf, but look forward [...]

Car park work, new benches and the first signs of new growth

2018-01-28T22:15:45+00:00January 28th, 2018|Walled Garden News|

Contractors are working on enlarging the car parking area and in making an area where we can safely unload lorries. Our drive is therefore not as clean as I would like, but it should be sorted out by the first few days of February. All is dependant on the weather. I apologise for any inconvenience that this might cause. We have so far constructed 12 new plant benches for shrubs, 6 definitely, and hopefully 10 will be installed this week. These have a special sand base and will enable us to keep plants looking even better than normal. Work is well underway on producing 400 header cards which give key [...]

Job Opportunity

2018-01-14T18:34:56+00:00January 14th, 2018|Walled Garden News|

Interested in working at The Walled Garden. The work is mostly outdoors and a great opportunity to enhance your plant knowledge and growing skills. Rarely are two days the same. People often underestimate the diverse skills required to run a successful nursery. Many jobs nowadays are very specialist. If you have an open mind and are keen to learn, you will be surprised how you can increase your skill set. […]

The Walled Garden Gift Vouchers

2017-12-15T15:31:42+00:00December 15th, 2017|Walled Garden News|

    These are now on sale with values of £5, £10 and £25. Available at the nursery with a cost at the face value of the vouchers. We will put them in the post. If you do not live locally and want to buy tokens, please phone the nursery 01728 602510 to make a payment by card and to give us the postal address. We will post as soon as possible. Collection from our local letterbox is between 9.30 a.m. and midday.  There is a charge of 75p for postage.

Pot grown Wallflowers

2017-09-09T11:59:45+01:00September 9th, 2017|Walled Garden News|

Wallflowers in pots 2017 Wallflowers are grown in 8cm square pots. These are larger than last year and as the plants have been given more space, they are bigger and better branched. The sooner they are planted in the autumn, the larger they will grow, and come the spring, they will be covered in scented flowers. If used with plantings of winter pansies, they add a bit of height. For many years, we have planted lily flowered tulips among our wallflowers and these, or other taller tulips, make a striking spring display with the added bonus of a pleasant fragrance in the spring. Pick and mix as you [...]

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