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Despite the current focus on the problems the recent heatwave has caused for agriculture, it has also been a tough year for horticulture. The long dull winter followed by…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 08/03/2018 at 10:16 am in General news
 
ALTERNATIVE ROUTES
There are currently some roadworks on the A646 in Mytholmroyd (between Halifax and Hebden Bridge) that can cause long delays depending on the time of day. This is essential work…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 31/07/2017 at 10:02 am in General news
 
Christmas Gift Ideas
With Christmas just around the corner, maybe a relative or friend might enjoy receiving a little collection of alpine plants to refresh a tired container or trough. Pop a…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 01/12/2016 at 01:37 pm in General news
 
Now is the perfect time to plant alpines
August and September are really good months to plant alpines, both for late summer colour and also for gorgeous displays in spring. Planting now allows roots to get established in warm soil before…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 03/08/2016 at 09:51 am in General news
 
Superb range of summer flowering alpines
It is the best time to see the garden for the next few weeks as it is brimfull of gorgeous summer flowering alpines, most of which we also have…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 25/06/2016 at 08:10 pm in General news
 
Stunning saxifrages
Our early flowering alpine Saxifrages (kabschias) in troughs at Slack Top are coming into flower and are totally irresistable! It is worth planting a lightweight container with them so you can…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 18/03/2016 at 08:58 am in General news
 
Kabschia Saxifraga NOW READY!
Most of our gorgeous spring flowering kabschia saxifrages are now available to buy (if you don't see an 'add to list' option next to the plant then it is…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 16/10/2015 at 09:27 am in General news
 
Garden developments
New large crevice bed Over this summer, we’ve built a new large crevice type display bed in the garden. It is a 1.2m tall raised stone bed with a deeply…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 17/09/2015 at 08:27 am in General news
 
BBC GW facts & figs
Hope you enjoyed our little piece on alpines on BBC Gardeners' World last night (2 July). If you didn't catch the details, here is the mix for making the…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 04/07/2015 at 07:16 am in General news
 
Slack Top on TV this Friday (3 July, 9.30pm)
Slack Top Alpine Nursery will be on BBC Gardeners' World this coming Friday, but at the LATER time of 9.30pm because of Wimbledon. There is also a repeat at 9.15am…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 02/07/2015 at 07:16 am in General news
 
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