Jim Vigar | Kelways Gardening Expert Jim Vigar | Kelways Gardening Expert
We would like to briefly introduce you to Kelways Gardening Expert Jim Vigar. Jim comes form a strong local farming background and has over 21 years of Horticulture experience.
Joining Kelways in 1998 at the tender age of 14, Jim has gained his extensive knowledge though practical hands on work across the horticultural sector, learning from experts in various different areas of horticulture. Having worked in nursery, landscape and large chain retail environments, he has a good understanding of what is best for the customers and their plant needs. After a working sabbatical in one of New Zealand’s top garden centres, Jim returned to Kelways in 2014 and took up his current role.
With his vast knowledge, Jim is always happy to answer any planting questions, and give advice and fresh ideas for customers and their gardens.Look out for future informational emails as one of our subscribers, and posts on Instagram and Facebook, all of which Jim will contribute some fantastic content, sharing his planting expertise.
What's New at Kelways
5th February 2020
The Bicester Village Shopping Collection
The Inspired Garden
Designer - Nikki Tibbles
This contemporary take on an English country garden is...
20th January 2020
''Growing the Future''
Sponsored by Facebook UK
Designed by Joe Perkins
This garden is designed to highlight the benefits...
19th December 2019
The Trailfinders’ 50th Anniversary Garden, designed by Jonathan Snow, celebrates how far the company has come since selling their first overland...
15th November 2019
We would like to briefly introduce you to Kelways Gardening Expert Jim Vigar. Jim comes form a strong local farming background and has over 21 years...
14th October 2019
Chelsea Flower Show 2020
Who’s In and who’s Not ?
We don’t actually know is the honest answer! The RHS Selection panel have...
25th September 2019
For those of you who have ordered Bare Root Herbaceous or Intersectional Peonies from us, we will be shipping orders beginning Monday 7th October....
15th August 2019
Yes really! This might be the last thing on most people’s minds at the moment, but Chelsea 2020 is very much on ours!
Submissions for gardens...
11th June 2019
Please note that currently our Peony Valley is under construction and not open to the public. We tentatively expect Peony Valley to be open again in...
26th May 2019
Thomas Hoblyn: The Dubai Majlis Garden. Silver Gilt
We supplied Tom with plants for his Chelsea gardens on several occasions in the past, but this...
25th May 2019
Jonathan Snow: The Trailfinders 'Undiscovered Latin America' Garden. Silver
Jonathan said to us at the of Chelsea last year “Where...
24th May 2019
Joe Perkins : Facebook : Beyond the Screen. Gold. Best Space to Grow. Best Construction Award.
Joe’s garden appealed to us the first time...
23rd May 2019
Jo Thompson:The Wedgwood Garden. Silver Gilt
This was our second chance to work with Jo on a Chelsea Show garden, and we loved her gushing enthusiasm...
22nd May 2019
Chris Beardshaw : The Morgan Stanley Garden. Gold
This fantastic garden is our first opportunity to work with Chris and Frances Beardshaw. We had...
21st May 2019
Alistair Bayford: Family Monsters Garden. Gold
We find ourselves less involved in the Artisan gardens these days, but we couldn't turn down...
10th May 2019
We are well into loading lorries and plant supply now. Our main and ace driver Jordan @catman995 is making a daily round trip of 300 miles to the Showground,...
9th May 2019
Not sure that any of us know what day of the week it is anymore! 2 lorries being loaded each day. Trollies and tractor loads of plants all over the...
6th May 2019
Chelsea update, Friday 3rd May
It’s happening! The designers are on site, the gardens are being constructed and everything is now ramping...
25th April 2019
Chelsea Update 25th April 2019
Just 28 days until Press Day! It has been a turbulent few days with the weather. Last week began with...
7th April 2019
Chelsea Update 7th April
Its just 44 days until the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show opens it doors to the world’s press. The pressure is building...
29th March 2019
Chelsea Update 29th March 2019
Just a quick update this week!
The weather as usual is dominating proceedings on the nursery....
19th March 2019
RHS Chelsea Update! 19/3/19
It’s been almost 2 weeks of windy turbulent weather, very different from the early blast of heat we had earlier...
5th March 2019
Chelsea Update 5th March 2019.
After two weeks of summer in February produced a massive surge in plant growth, we have now reverted to weather...
20th February 2019
RHS Chelsea 2019 Update 20/02/19
On reflection, the winter has been kind to us so far. We have had a few scary nights when Matt our nursery manager...
29th October 2015
James Kelway, the founder of Kelways Nurseries, was born on 2nd November 1815 in Pilton, Somerset.
His father William...