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Gardening FAQs

Gardening FAQs

Our FAQ section looks to answer commonly asked questions across a range of gardening topics. For example, we cover the difference between azaleas and rhododendrons and outline the differences between clump forming and running bamboos. Our friendly team of plant experts are here to help.

 

Difference clump forming running bamboos

Clump forming vs. running bamboo - what's the difference?

Bamboo are architectural plants perfect for adding structure, height and movement to your garden with ornamental canes and lush evergreen foliage. A key distinction between bamboos is clump-forming vs. running varieties. Each are very different and have their own specific uses and benefits

 

Difference hybrid tea floribunda roses

Hybrid tea vs. floribunda roses - what's the difference?

Classifications between different types of roses can sometimes be confusing at best. In this short article we try to demystify the difference between hybrid tea roses and floribunda roses and help you to understand which are more suitable for different sites and situations in your garden.

 

Difference rhododendron azalea

Rhododendrons vs. azaleas - what's the difference?

Producing a spectacular display of vibrant flowers through spring and summer, rhododendrons and azaleas have been popular for gardens of all sizes since Victorian times. We cover the difference between the two, including: growth habit, foliage, flowers, growing conditions and evergreen & deciduous varieties.

 

Gardening Glossary

Gardening Glossary

A-Z guide of all the gardening terms and phrases that you've heard of but were never quite sure what they meant!

 

Tree Size Guide

Tree Size Guide

A common question we are often asked is what is a 'Half-standard' or 'Standard' tree? We sell trees in a variety of sizes and forms so we've put together this short guide to help you better understand some of the common terms we used when selling trees.

 

Plant Pot Size Guide

Plant Pot Size Guide

The majority of plants sold online by Jacksons Nurseries come potted in pots of various sizes. Most pot sizes are referred to by their volume capacity in litres, with the exception of pots that are smaller than 1 Litre which are usually refereed to by the diameter of the top of the pot.

 

 

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