LOUISE AND ROBERT PETERS
FOXGROVE PLANTS
FOXGROVE
ENBORNE
NEWBURY
BERKSHIRE
RG14 6RE
TELEPHONE  07501 884575

                                       

Galanthus nivalis
2019 is here! We are finding lots of Snowdrops pushing through and growing away it’s a time for looking and noticing the changes as we pass through from an Old Year to a New One.

A mixture of mild days and then a drop of temperature that is our weather pattern these days. We have to get used to surprises. Each day outside our gates the clumps of G. Atkinsii become a little taller and there is a little more whiteness we see ‘surprises’ all around so Spring is inching ever closer. We wait for those tiny curled up yellow Aconite flowers to unfurl them selves and shine through on a bright winters day. It lifts the spirit to have these tough little January Flowers just out in our gardens for us to watch out for.

After much consideration this year our Nursery Opening Times will stay the same, however we are not planning to have a Snowdrop Open Day. This will be the only change. It is a decision which has slowly crept upon us, matters change and little problems become bigger. It is rather sad after having done this for many years, but in the end we have to stop. Even The RHS London Shows are over. However, there are always places to see Snowdrops and talk Snowdrops so I’m sure we shall  adjust. On Nursery Open Times visitors will have access to Snowdrops growing around the site. Our Shelter Belt Hedge has over many years become a good home to many varieties and species. We have recently established a Beech Hedge at the base of which will be underplanted gradually over time. In addition we have a Pot and Picture Display which is useful for eye level admiration of Snowdrops. As ever we shall be happy to offer   advise and share knowledge to people visiting Foxgrove.

Welford Park will open the gates to visitors during February. Such a spectacle for people to visit, its an annual Pilgrimage to spend a few hours walking through the woods beside the River Lambourn and to look across all those white flowers. Visit the website for more details. This year Sellers of Snowdrops and associated plants will attend through out the month on differing days. This is instead of The Plant Sale which has been held previously. We shall be taking part on a couple of days and we shall be quite happy to bring any orders for collection. Again check the Welford Park website for up to date information. Thank you and happy gardening in 2019.





 NURSERY OPENING TIMES FOR 2019

We will be open on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday afternoons only from 2.00 until 4.00 pm.

 We will also open on Saturdays from 10.00 until 4.00 pm, but closed through lunchtime from 1.00pm until 2.00pm

Please use this contact number to get in touch: 07501 884575


PLEASE NOTE THAT ON
 9th FEBRUARY THE NURSERY WILL NOT BE OPEN DUE TO PROPRIETORS BEING AWAY AT A SNOWDROP EVENT, SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.


At the end of March we shall close with the finish of the Snowdrop Season and then return once more next year, thank you.