Paddock Plants website update

Every two years, as a rule, we update the Paddock Plants website, just to keep things nice and fresh. Which usually means a bit of updating the appearance of things and rewriting a few pages, but this time it’s rather more major than that, as we are not only changing …

Down to Dorset and Up to the Downs

The weather following our first event in March was, shall we say, wet, and that was pretty much the way it was when we returned to Dorset on April 15th for our second show of the season, once again a Charity Specialist Plant Fair, held this time at Mapperton House. …

First stop Sherborne

After a five-month break after our last event of 2017, way back last September, Sunday 11th March saw us back on the road again when we set up our stall in the Digby Hall in Sherborne for the first of the series of Charity Specialist Plant Fairs held in a …

Plant of the Moment: Geum Bell Bank

Now it might seem a little early in the season to be featuring a geum, as these lovely little plants are more likely to be at their best in April and May, rather in the latter part of the coldest February we have known here in Hampshire for quite some …

Plant of the moment: Omphalodes Cherry Ingram

We’re not sure why, but there seem to be an awful lot of spring-blooming perennials that have blue flowers. Nothing wrong with that, any colour is welcome after the dull dark days of winter, but we have always wondered about that fact and whether there is any reason for it. …

Top 10 Most Searched For Plants in 2017

According to the little elves beavering away in the basement of the Paddock Plants website, the site welcomed 218,828 unique visitors in 2017, which is is pretty staggering figure, even allowing for the fact that a large number of them were undoubtedly not real people but various bots and spiders …

Top 10 Best Selling Plants 2017

Yes, it’s time for our annual review of our best selling plants, and this year we thought we would make it a little more interesting by compiling two top tens, one based on number of plants sold and one for sales based on total revenue, just to see how different …