Thyme 'Camphor' (Thymus camphoratus) | 5 Large Plug Plants
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Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca 'Wild form') | 5 Large Plug Plants

Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca 'Wild form') | 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99

The Alpine Strawberry is a cousin of the wild strawberry. It produces a crop of small, thimble sized, but sweet berries throughout most of the growing season.

Herb Collection 'D' | 5 Large Plug Plants

Herb Collection 'D' | 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99

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One of each of the following herb grown plug plants - Stevia rebaudiana, Mint 'Strawberry, Savory 'Winter', Thyme 'Camphor', Alpine Strawberry

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) | 5 Large Plug Plants

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) | 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99

Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis, is a bushy, herbaceous perennial with lemon-scented leaves that is often grown in cottage garden flower beds as well as in herb patches

Thyme 'Camphor' (Thymus camphoratus) | 5 Large Plug Plants

Compact bushy green, camphor scented foliage with large heads of pink flowers.

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Available to order, choose your dispatch week.  

Available to order, choose your dispatch week.

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310054 Price:  £4.99

Compact bushy green, camphor scented foliage with large heads of pink flowers. Ideal for herb gardens, pots, paths, rockeries and raised beds or borders. Thymes of different foliage and flowering colour should be mixed to produced a variable, colourful mat through the year.

Or buy as part of our Herb Collection D.

Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  5 Large Plug Plants
Habit:  Mat Forming
Eventual Height:  Up to 20cm
Position:  Full Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Pink
Sutable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Scented
Plant Type:  Perennial
Flowering Period:  June-August
Spread:  Up to 25cm

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40!

For all orders under £40 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £3.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 24, larger orders via Parcelforce.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

For more information about plant deliveries, please click here.

We can also deliver plants to most EU countries. Delivery charges are dependant on the delivery country and start from £19.99 per order.  For more information about international deliveries, please click here.

Our Plug Plants

Our plug plants are supplied in four sizes; small, medium, large and jumbo plugs....
The foliage height will differ depending on variety.

Small Plugs - Trays of 40
The most economical way to purchase your plants. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown on a windowsill, or in a greenhouse or conservatory, before planting out ready to flower. Compost volume around 2.3cm deep x 1.3cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm depending on variety)

Medium Plugs - Trays of 20
Our brassicas and lettuce are sold as medium plugs. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown for a short while on a windowsill, or in a greenhouse or conservatory, before planting out ready to flower. Compost volume around 3cm deep x 2cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm depending on variety)

Large Plugs - Packs of 5
Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants, individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4cm deep x 3.5cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm depending on variety)

Jumbo  Plugs - Packs of 3
Our premium perennials are supplied as Jumbo plugs. These plans would benefit from potting into large pots (5” upwards”) for a few weeks before planting out in the garden.  Compost volume around 5cm deep x 5cm square. Foliage height 5cm-20cm depending on variety)

Evergreen herbs are the backbone of any herb garden.  The plants are tough, with scented leaves, giving intense flavours in cookery. Their shrubby woody growth, can withstand the coldest winter weather, although they do not like to be waterlogged.

These herbs are not fussy where they are put around the garden and will survive in almost any given spot.   I have Sage, Rosemary and Thyme thriving in a north facing situation where they only get a bit of sun.

  • Although your plug plants will benefit from potting on in the early stages to encourage strong root growth, they can be put into a cold frame or cool greenhouse straightaway and don’t need too much ‘mollycoddling’.
  • Ensure that the plants are watered and fed during the first seasons growth.  In subsequent years all you will need to do is keep the plants in shape by pruning and then they will reward you with years’ worth of flavoursome leaves.

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