Kershaw's Garden Centre Blog

The Majestic Rhododendron

April 27th, 2018

For the last few weeks I have been watching the buds swell on the Rhododendrons and waited in eager anticipation for their eye-catching flowers to open with wine-red, delicate pink, deep purple or snow white blooms that are a colourful addition to any flowerbed.  The first to open was Dwarf Rhododendron Cilpinense with its large, […]

Spectacular Pieris!

April 2nd, 2018

A member of the heather family Pieris originated from the forested mountain regions of China, Japan and Taiwan, often called ‘Lily-of-the-Valley’ shrub.  Pieris are an evergreen, easy to grow, showy spring shrub, which put on a spectacular display of white or pink bell-shaped flowers and colourful new growth which ranges from pale pink to dark […]