Rushfields Plant Centre is a family owned and run independent plant centre, we are situated at the foot of the South Downs on the A281 Henfield Road at Poynings in Sussex.
July at Rushfields Plant Centre
Rushfields Summer Sale Starts Saturday 26th July
Massive savings on a range of products
including Paving, Shrubs,
Garden Furniture and BBQ's and more
Come along and grab yourself a Summer Bargain
Plant of the Week: Ornamental grasses
Graceful, elegant and imposing in the garden, grasses are a must-have in the garden. They're the perfect setting for other perennials, then from late summer send up spectacular plumes which add a magical touch to the winter garden when rimed with frost.
They're very low-maintenance, too. Evergreen grasses just need a comb through with your fingers in spring to remove dead thatch: these include Stipa gigantea with graceful oat-like flowerheads and Anemanthele lessoniana which turns orange, yellow and red in autumn. At the same time, prune deciduous types like tall, airy Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' and Deschampsia cespitosa to the ground to give new shoots room to grow.
Keep your container display looking a million dollars with a little TLC now to keep it going into late summer. Pull out early-flowering bedding and replace with late summer flowerers like dahlias, salvias and penstemons. Dead-head plants still going strong, then water thoroughly and give everything a good feed.