DON’T ADD WATER: CLIFTON NURSERIES MD MATTHEW WILSON
TAKES STEPS TO CONSERVE WATER AND ADVISES HOUSEHOLDS ON HOW TO PROTECT THEIR GARDENS
Following the drought warning from Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman, London’s most respected plant nursery, Clifton Nurseries, will be helping gardeners to beat the drought with a range of plants and sundries that will help keep gardens blooming without using too much precious water.
Managing Director Matthew Wilson, who in 2001 designed a zero irrigation garden for the Royal Horticultural Society which has never been watered, said “From April, we will increase the type of products we sell to help conserve water, such as new types of water buts, controlled watering systems, clever products such as moisture control gel, self-watering planters and drip-feed systems. We always keep a stock of plant types for all gardening conditions, but we’re anticipating more interest from consumers in...