We have got a good winter deal on composts from Warwicks, consequently, Growmore Multi Purpose 50litres is currently £4.25 per bagJohn Innes Compost in 30 litre bags is £4.30 per bagGro bags are held at the 2017 price of £2.75A few 'Nicola' seed potatoes are still available at 10p per tuber.We also have Stutgarter, Hercules and Red Baron onion sets available at 50p per 100g.PROVADO Vine Weevil killer is no longer available to purchase and we have no stock. However, Bug Clear Ultra soil drench for Vine Weevil is available @ £7.50 for 480ml. This is a new product and detailed application instructions are on the box.BEWARE WHEN TEMPTED TO PURCHASE PLANTS WHEN OVERSEAS.This can also apply to online purchases from sites which are not part of the Horticultural Trades Associations. You may have read in Gardening magazines or the daily newspapers about XYLELLA FASTIDISA. THIS IS A VIRULENT BACTERIUM WHICH ATTACKS PLANTS.This can eventually destroy plants and could run through gardens. It is currently present in parts of Italy and Spain, it is carried on olive trees, cherries, lavender, rosemary and figs. If it arrives in the UK it is a threat to many species. When you purchase plants check where they were grown and try to patronise the many local nurseries which producetheirownstock.Suzanne Holroyd
The Emsworth Horticultural Society
NicolaWonderful taste, one of the best new potatoesExcellent boiled and served hot or cold in salads. Waxy texture.Heavy yielding, stores well through summerOne of Sarah Raven’s favouritesPlant April/May, harvest June/July Or One of the best potatoes for summer planting – refrigerate until mid-summer to stop sprouting and then plant. Harvest from mid-October onwards.