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The Ultimate Winter Hardy Shrub Collection
The Ultimate Winter Hardy Shrub Collection
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CLUB PRICE: £22.49
Bare root x 12 bushes - Item: (500001)

You can now enjoy true year-round interest with vibrant flower colour, brightly coloured berries and stems, tactile bark and wonderfully fragrant flowers all for less than 1.25 per shrub simply brilliant value for money!

These 12 tried and tested garden winners will fill any gaps you might have in your existing beds and borders or allow you to plant a new one from scratch, with each individual shrub having the potential to fill 1m2 / circa 10ftsq. Once planted they will rapidly grow away and look tremendous from this year onwards, providing a stunning visual display and a degree of privacy and security for you, as well as a natural safe haven for a wide variety of wildlife. The berries will provide much needed winter food for wild birds and the shrubby structure will provide cover and protection for them too.

Varieties Included:
Symphoricarpos albus: Known as the 'Common Snowberry' for obvious reason! The berries provide much needed winter food for wildlife. Height 3-4ft.
Syringa vulgaris: The common Lilac produces fragrant lavender coloured blooms each May. Hardy and deciduous and great for hedging, it grows to 10-15ft tall.
Cornus alba: The 'Red-Barked Dogwood' provides fantastic autumn colour with its bright red vertical branches. In summer it leafs up and even has soft pink flowers in mid-summer. Height 3-4ft.
Potentilla fruticosa: An evergreen beauty, with masses of yellow saucer-shaped bloom throughout summer. Trim each March to make a perfect hedge. Height 3-4ft.
Ribes aureum: Part of the currant family and known as the 'Golden Currant or 'Clove Currant. The bright yellow blooms have a vanilla-clove aroma. The foliage has beautiful autumn colour. Height 3-4ft.
Spirea douglasii: Part of the rose family, it is often know as The Rose Spirea. Easy to grow with masses of pretty pink flowers in early summer. Perfect for small spaces - height 3ft
Forsythia intermedia 'Spectabilis': Literally one of the most spectacular early season shrubs because of its bright yellow bloom. Perfect for hedges and really easy to grow. Height 4-5 ft. although can be trimmed in to a tidy hedge.
Hypericum moserianum 'St John's Wort: Lush green foliage and pretty, bright yellow flowers all summer long. Perfect for a sunny or part-shaded position. Height 3-4ft.
Deutzia scabra: Also Known as the Fuzzy Deutzia, this native of Japan & China grows to around 8ft tall and smothers itself in pure white fragrant flowers in June.
Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea': A great hedging plant because of its spiky branches, but also a beautiful garden plant. The yellow flowers appear in late spring and the purple foliage provides lovely autumn colour. Height 3-4ft.
Philadelphus coronarius: Commonly known as the 'Mock Orange' it will be clothed in a profusion of creamy-white flowers throughout June & July. The flowers are fabulously fragrant. Height 5-6ft.
Weigela rosea: A lovely garden shrub, with fabulous pink flower colour in May, June and July. Height 3-4ft.


'We ordered the collection of 12 shrubs back in March/April as we have a large garden which was just lawn. We had previously purchased 2 shrubs from a garden centre that cost more than the 12 we bought from you. We thought if half survived, it would be worth the money but all 12 have thrived and a few have over taken the ones from the garden centre. The Spirea has even flowered, the Ribes has grown about 24 in these few months. What a bargain for these shrubs, yes its worrying when they turn up all bare but if regularly watered, they soon spring to life.'

ZR, Southend, July 2014


+ + = Excellent + = Good - = Poor - - = Bad
Score Customer Comments
+ Arrived promptly in good condition except one, I email immediately and have come to an amicable result.
++ Service rating : excellant
Product : excellent prompt service
++ Service rating : Very prompt delivery - best I've known. Well labelled and packed. Good instructions and web site.
Product : Good collection, all in good condition. Very good labelling. Planted yesterday!
++ Service rating : Quick delivery and well packaged plants. Good communication through e-mail.
Product : Plants received in good condition, well packaged. Good variety for reasonable price.
++ Service rating : great
Product : great
- Service rating : what a huge cardboard box for such a small amount.
Product : quality of plants will not be known for several months. The marking of root plants is very hit or miss and at least two of the plants for sale on the advert were not included with the order. Colour of plants should be labelled.
+ Service rating : Delivered promptly although I was annoyed at having to pay double for delivery and did consider cancelling my order. Aberdeen is not in the highlands.
Product : Plants appear to be in good order. Some plants were not labeled.
++ Service rating : Easy to order prompt delivery
Product : Very pleased with quality and size of the shrubs
++ Service rating : Prompt service. Very good value for money.
Product : Shrubs arrived in good condition and look healthy.
++ Service rating : Plants delivered on time and were packed well
Product : Good size plants bare root as expected and well rooted.
Hope they all take and grow well No reason why they won't
++ Service rating : Enjoy taking advantage of your wonderful offers!
Product : Looking forward to when they start growing and experience their various splendour of colour.
+ Service rating : Does what it says on the tin
Product : Good value for money.looking forward to seeing the shrubs at their best as they develop.
++ Service rating : Plants came more quickly than I expected.
Product : Great value and healthy specimens
+ Service rating : Excellent delivery service. Said 5-7 days delivery and received them in 3 days
Product : Delivered in good packaging and winter shrubs were in good condition.
+ prompt and troublefree
++ My 1st order very pleased with the plants
+ Service rating : only had to wait 4 days for delivery
Product : it would have been nice to have better description of plants, had to look back at the original advert to see what colours and heights they grew.
++ Service rating : Excellent service, quick and straight forward
Product : Plants seem in excellent condition. Planted within 24 hours, hoping for great results
+ Service rating : Thought price and delivery were both excellent
Product : A bit soon to make a judgement as all I have at present are bare roots.
++ Service rating : Very fast delivery.
Product : All plants look to be in good condition and well identified.
++ Service rating : Purchased these for my Daughter.
She is very pleased, tells me all items are doing well.
Delivery was excellent.
Will use again.
Product : Good healthy shrubs.
++ Service rating : Quick and efficient service as ever.
Product : Plants were excellent specimens with plenty of root stock, still damp and ready to plant out straightaway.
+ Service rating : Arrived on time well packed
Product : So far so good , wont know the rest until the growing season
++ Service rating : Great service and back up
Product : Just planted them in containers but they look healthy and plenty of roots.
++ Service rating : Very interesting site
Product : Very good value f money
+ Service rating : seemed ok
Product : It's too early to know if the plants will grow.
++ Service rating : Arrived quickly very prompt.
Product : All appeared OK, hope they will all do well.
++ Service rating : best plants I ever ordered
Product : the collection was superb
++ Service rating : Good service.
Product : Keeping my fingers crossed that they all take.
++ Service rating : This is only my second order but the service is excellent and the plants were well packed and labelled and look good.
Product : I only planted them 6 days ago but the shrubs look good and I am sure they will flourish.
+ Service rating : Good, prompt service
Product : Everything was delivered promptly and in good condition. The plants were as described - i.e. bare root scrubs. The only comment would be the advert had the plants common names on, but the plants only had there latin 'proper' names on, making it hard to determine which was which without looking it up.
+ Service rating : next day delivey very good
Product : all looking good at present and planted on your instructions
+ being a total novice at gardening l could have done with nowing the size of the shrubs
++ Service rating : GODD SERVICE
NA Service rating : Good communication, quick delivery, well packaged.
Product : As they are dormant I can't rate yet.
++ Service rating : Delivered within promised timescale and properly packed
Product : Good healthy plants
++ Service rating : Easy to order, arrived when expected and in good condition
Product : Good standard and well packaged
+ Service rating : Good value, if the plants survive! It is a little too early to seek feedback on dry-root shrubs which are several months away from showing their worth or even that they survived delivery and planting - see response to question 2.
Product : It was a pity that no information was given as to how to deal with the plants in 'freezing' weather conditions. The plants were in their 'dead' state, should we leave until frosts were over, should we plant them in pots or ground, what precautions are necessary? I know that a 'general care pamphlet' was included but this did not address the above concerns.
+ 2 shrubs missing 1 shrub not labelled , hopefully these will be replaced after a phone call
+ Service rating : Service is very good. Thank you.
Product : Will need to wait till plants start to show?.
+ Service rating : Good product.. well delivered.
Product : Great value and the plants look healthy.
NA Service rating : Service was very quick,packageing could have been better, label and/or plant was upside down which meant that trees travelled on there heads, couple of branches a bit damaged.
Product : Plants look to be ok. Garden to wet and to cold to plant out
No instructions if you are a novice.
++ Service rating : fast delivery well packed
Product : just as advertised
+ Very quick and efficient
++ Service rating : The service was excellent and the operator was very helpful as it was the first time I have ever bought plants this way
Product : It was a painless way for ordering plants and I was delighted with my shrub collection which arrived save and sound though at the moment covered in snow. With improving weather I will looking to purchasing more of you special offers
++ Service rating : Very fast delivery, excellent service.
Product : I received the plants which were in excellent condition. They are all planted now and will provide me with a really good show in the summer.
++ Superb service, packaging and value.
++ Service rating : Received well packed and in excellent condition.
Thankyou very much.
Product : Planted as instructed by your helpful leaflet.
- Service rating : Response to initial order quick, although delays in receiving order caused by I assume pressure on delivery firm.
Product : Overall 12 shrubs received, but of the advertised 12, 3 not included. 1 has no label and 1 was duplicated, 1 seemingly in error or a substitute..
++ Service rating : arrived on time and good communication
Product : as described and instructions for use supplied
++ Service rating : Prompt execution of the two orders I have placed go date and the bare root roses and shrub collection arrived well packaged and in good condition.
Product : The proof will be in the growing, however the roots on the bare rooted collection appeared well developed and the upper growth as sturdy as one would expect.
+ Service rating : Shrub arrived as promised on time and in good condition at prices we couldn't match locally.
Product : One small niggle. We received 2 Symphoricarpus albus and 0 Syringa vulgaris.
++ Service rating : Can not fault the service
Product : shrubs have been planted out after a good watering, so fingers crossed that they will soon spring into life !!
++ Service rating : Delivered when predicted.
Product : Good bare root plants seemingly in good condition.
+ Service rating : slow delivery
Product : the shrubs were a bit dry when they arrived
++ Service rating : Good service - all plants / shrubs received in good condition and well packaged.
Product : Delivered on time - all shrubs undamaged - all now planted - information on planting good especially for "new" gardeners like myself...
+ Service rating : Well packed swift despatch
Product : Arrived in good condition - he proof will be in their growing performance
++ Service rating : came early
Product : pkt brill
+ Service rating : Quick delivery with shrubs in god condition
Product : Haven't yet planted them but they look ok so faar
+ Service rating : very good service
Product : very good service
+ Service rating : great I know where im going from now on , you would too people if you tried them
Product : I put good at moment because they where only planted a few days ago so got to wait to see how they grow but no doubt they will be fine the other plants iv got which is loads have been ace
+ Service rating : vg delivery
Product : Too early to rate the shrubs but they arrived in good condition.
+ Service rating : Pretty Good service apart from the fact that I did not receive one of the shrubs ordered but got two of the same genus.
Product : Appear to be good but time will have to rule my comments on this one as it will be necessary to see how the plants develop.
++ Service rating : Easy to order good price and delivery within promised time scale.
Product : Shrubs appear to be healthy good roots and got 1extra!
++ Service rating : I am delighted with the service provided by You Garden. Fast delivery, well packaged, and I will definitely use them again. I have already told my neighbour, family & friends about their website.
Product : I purchased 12 shrubs, obviously at this time of year, there is little growth, so to give an entirely accurate assessment would be extremely difficult. However, I have soaked the plant roots for a couple of days, and potted into pots to over winter in the greenhouse. I am excited about the spring and moving them into the garden.
++ Service rating : Offers are very good and Photo's and description are excellent and not withstanding your delivery service. Thank you. John Roberts
Product : As above.
+ Service rating : Easy to talk to if any queries good customer service
Product : They seem ok . Time will tell. All labeled up and some had buds on them
++ Service rating : Original order mislaid but after email contact ordered on line and joined the club. Very pleased.
Product : Well packed and arrived promptly.
+ Service rating : took a long time coming but got them planted at last
Product : took time to unpack all stuck together but ok know
+ Service rating : OK
Product : Better planting/info leaflets would be of help.

Label had come off some plants.
++ Highly delighted with the speedy service, packaging and quality of the plants received. Will recommend and use again. Many thanks
+ Service rating : Very good value for money
Product : Arrived in good shape
++ Service rating : Good delivery service. Always packed well and plants are healthy.
Product : Very pleased with size and condition of plants when they arrive. Well packed and healthy bare root plants.
NA Service rating : Product took 6 weeks to arrive and then told part of it was out of stock
Numerous reminders about a refund sent
Still waiting a week later
Will not be using these cowboys again
Product : Will have to wait and see
+ Service rating : good service all plants arrived in good condition
Product : well packed and all growing away nicely
NA Service rating : I had problems with my shrubs in that 1 was missing, and there was 1 plant label not attached to anything etc.etc.. I emailed the company and it was sorted out very politely and quickly. I was worried initially as it was the first time I'd used the company, but upon their prompt response, I will use probably use them again.
Product : They look ok and have been planted, but only time will tell on their future performance.
NA Service rating : delivered when you said they woulsd be
Product : must admit they look very sorry for themselves but will be happy to give opinion next spring when I will have a beautiful garden (hopefully)
++ Service rating : excellent service and product would order again, hassle free
Product : arrived in very good condition
++ Service rating : Plants came on time, fantastically packaged and great quality.
Product : Excellent quality!
+ Service rating : Service was OK and plants arrived well packaged . will use YOU Garden again
Product : Plants already planted and hopefully roots are staring to spread!! Report the results ion the Spring!!
+ Service rating : Delivered with no problems
Product : not put in yet
+ Service rating : The delivery service was very good and packed very well and the order came quite quickly.
Product : The shrubs looked alright as far as I could see but instead of 14 as advertised there were two items short. Maybe just an oversight.
++ Service rating : Easy to use web site, very good offers & prompt service
Product : Healthy plants with a good root system
+ Service rating : Very good
Product : Very good
++ Service rating : Delivered within time scale
Product : Good sized shrubs
- Service rating : Seem ok not sure about couriers.
Product : Because it was out for delivery for a week plants we're very dry, not sure if they will be ok!
+ Service rating : Brilliant
Product : Just hope they survive the winter
++ Service rating : Prompt service and good plants.
Product : These arrived promptly and in excellent condition.
+ Service rating : Polite 0rder taking and delivered as promised.
Product : 2 out of 24 shrubs didn't have labels & 4 were extremely dried out but will hopefully recover now they are planted.
NA Service rating : I have found that You Garden are really good with their delivery dates, but I have been seeing lately that some of the plants that I have ordered have been delivered either broken or dead. Apart from this the rest of my orders over the past year have been very good.
Product : Not yet planted, but I note also that I had 1 of the big trees that came in the parcel was dead, I am disappointed about this but otherwise quite satisfied with the rest of the plants and I am looking to see them when they eventually grow into flowering bushes of colour.
++ Service rating : Excellent service. Plants have always arrived in good condition
Product : All planted up. Awaiting the results!
NA some off the plants were damaged. Find out in spring how good they are
++ Service rating : Great
Product : They look ok cant tell till they start growing
++ Service rating : VERY GOOD SERVICE
++ Service rating : Prompt service
Product : Great condition on arrival.
+ Service rating : Good communications and delivery, will use again and recommend to family and friends.
Product : Delivered in tact well packed and now just looking to forward to spring to view them.
-- Service rating : Ordered Hardy Shrub collection. Didn't arrive, so checked website to track order, nothing there so phoned Peter at you Garden to be told items out of stock and will arrange a refund, then phone went dead. Next day items arrived, although not altogether the correct items. Quality of items not good and will not be buying from them again. Wish I had loked at other people's reviews before ordering
Product : Supposed to be 12 shrubs. They doubled up on 2 varieties which are easy to take cutting from anyway but the more unusual shrubs were missing. I only placed the order because of the unusual shrubs they were going to supply
+ Service rating : you garden is one of the best i have ever used, their service is fast.
Product : I found the shrub collection good, but 2 were unlabled
++ Service rating : great service
Product : great plants shrubs andf trees
++ Service rating : Very pleased with quality (and price!) of this shrub collection
Product : As above
++ Service rating : Items came promptly and were well packaged and labelled.
Product : All in very good condition, very pleased with service. Will shop with you again this season, excellent value for money. Thankyou.
++ Service rating : Plants arrived on time and were well packed and looked fresh.
Product : The plants have started to grow already and are looking very healthy.
+ Service rating : Service was as good as could be expected
Product : Difficult to say until they start to grow but they look ok
+ Service rating : good respons for replacing shrub
Product : nice collection of the winter hardy shrub
++ Service rating : How do you comment on Excellence
Product : Only one shrub did not have any buds on. We will have to see if it is OK
NA Service rating : Ordering and delivering was good . I t remains to see how the plants turn out.
Product : Can't say yet ,they are not planted. ahave taken your advise on storing and will get them in soon.
++ Service rating : excellent service, plants are good quality,and arrive well packed etc
Product : These plants look very healthy even though they are bare root plants and shrubs, there are tiny leaves showing healthy growth after planting them only a few days ago.
++ Service rating : The quality of the plants was excellent, considering they had been sent in a Cardboard Box.
Product : Excellent value can't wait to see the finished article.
Thank you,
+ received with thanks - good service.
+ Service rating : Advertising of product could have been a little more informative.Customer service and delivery good.
Product : It would have been eassier if plant name tags were NOT put on upside down.
+ Delivery and packaging could not be faulted.
++ Service rating : very satisfied thank you
Product : shrubs look healthy, looking forward to getting them planted.
+ Service rating : plants delivered within time stated all ok.
Product : all shrubs look ok time will tell.
++ Service rating : good offer, delivered when promised
Product : all appear healthy and as described, thanks
++ Service rating : Speedy delivery.
Product : A collection of plants I really wanted.
+ Service rating : This was the first time I had used YOU GARDEN. I will use again
Product : The plants are doing well.
+ Service rating : Good service and plants were packaged well.
Product : Can't comment on the outcome of the plants as I have just put them in but they seemed healthy and in good condition and well labelled.
++ Service rating : A First class service Thankyou
Product : Arrived in good condition
+ Service rating : service good
Product : items appear to be ok.
++ Service rating : Plants arrived on time and were in good condition
Product : Good selection
+ Service rating : quick service
Product : good strong plants
++ Service rating : Prompt service and good quality.
Product : Shrubs came with well established roots and are now budding nicely.
++ Service rating : Prompt delivery and excellent service
Product : Plants were in tip top condition
NA Service rating : See below
Product : The plants look to be healthy enough and are already in situ in the garden, however until we have some growth on them and we see they are growing healthliy, it is difficult to say more. However the service was quick and efficient thank you.
+ Service rating : Service - efficient
Product : Majority of plants able to be potted up ready to be planted in garden when weather improved & they are of suitable size. Only a few did not make it in transit.
+ Service rating : Very prompt service.
Product : Good sized plants
+ Service rating : Promt delivery and well packed. Plant roots had been well watered
Product : Only one shrub was un labelled and so easy to identify
++ Service rating : Excellent service and plants well packaged so arrived in good condition despite a weekend stopover at Gatwick!
Product : Great selection and all in good condition
+ Service rating : Service appeared satisfactory , delivery prompt, packaging was a little flimsy.
Product : 10 out of the twelve ordered appeared to be in good condition but there are two which look very sorry for themselves. They were soaked overnight and planted with good soil etc. and have been watered well. We will not know survival rate until later on in the season
+ Service rating : plants were delivered quicker than expected.
Product : plants were strong and healthy with plenty of roots and many started growing leaves 3 days after planting.
++ Service rating : Delivered within a few days and left in a convenient place as we were out
Product : well established roots and decent size, now planted as per the advice given and looking forward to the shrubs blooming !
+ Service rating : Arrived within the designated time scale well marked and with good instructions
Product : Only rated good as time will tell as to how well the plants grow ,but all look healthy
++ Service rating : Excellent service as always. You Garden is always the first place I look for plants.
Product : Good strong healthy shrubs. I like the selections because it saves me time going through individual plants and they are excellent value.
+ Service rating : delivery as promised in good sturdy packaging.
Product : shrubs arrived in excellant condition.two lables missing, but otherwise o.k.
+ Service rating : arrived safely in good condition
Product : good value
++ Service rating : Quick service and plants were well packed
Product : Nice plants
+ Service rating : Delivered on time and well packed.
Product : Very well rooted.
+ Service rating : Had few things from them been happy so far
Product : Look forward to see what they will be like when they flower
++ pity plants were sent to wrong address
NA Service rating : very quick delivery packing was good
Product : dont no yet
NA Service rating : service is good be even better if you posted to Europe.
Product : only just planted so don't know.And it would be great if you posted to Spain.
+ Service rating : Good
Product : Pleased with the condition of the plants
++ Service rating : quick delivery
Product : lovely items
+ Service rating : Good selection available.
Product : Goods arrived quickly and in good condition.
Thank you.
+ Service rating : Good price, quick delivery, nice selection :)
Product : All arrived ok, even got an extra one...planted now so hopefully they shall so spring to life once the weather gets warmer. Cheers
++ Service rating : Great service good plants
Product : As above
Supplied as 12 freshly lifted 2 year old bare-root bushes, 1 each of the varieties listed.
Will produce new leaves next spring as the weather gets warmer.
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