Autumn ploughing of production beds

Autumn is upon us and it’s time to get ploughing! Our newest field being brought into nursery production – it won’t be long until this is full of plants so […]

Proud Sponsors of Tilford Cricket Club

As a local company with our roots in the village of Tilford going back many generations, we are delighted to have sponsored Tilford Cricket Club this season. Congratulations to the […]

Himalayan Birch (Betula Utilis Jacquemontii)

Himalayan Birch – Betula Utilis Jacquemontii The Himalayan Birch, as it is also known, is a perennial favourite with gardeners with its striking white bark and elegant drooping branches and […]

Mud on the Tyres and Ploughing

We’ve been getting some mud on the tyres this week.  We’ve been out in the tractor getting a bit of ploughing done in our open ground nursery ready for planting […]

Surrey Hills Trade Mark

We are delighted to announce that CGJ Mathias & Son Nurseries have been awarded the Surrey Hills Trade Mark, a new accreditation and a mark of local provenance and quality. […]

How To Water Your New Hedge

Some people struggle to understand that their new hedge is a living product and as such needs water to survive.  It will take a year or two for the roots […]

Box Topiary For Style In The Garden

Box topiary is an excellent way to add feature to your garden. Box (otherwise known by its Latin name, Buxus sempervirens) grows with very small green round leaves in a […]

Pleached Trees to New Development Site

One of our increasingly popular forms of hedging is pleached trees.  Pleaching is the art of creating a raised hedge screen and can be a particularly effective way to add […]

More Happy Customers – Portuguese Laurel

We love seeing photos from happy customers.  This one was provided recently by a customer who bought Portuguese Laurel hedging from us recently and look how good it looks! Prunus […]

Why we root trim our hedging plants

This picture is of two identical Portuguese Laurel hedge plants grown in our open ground nursery in Farnham, Surrey.  Both were planted at the same time and both were lifted […]

Euonymus hedge for new herb garden

A customer of ours was looking to create a new herb garden and wanted to have the sections of the herb garden outlined by low hedges to create distinct sections. […]

The Daily Mail’s mystery hedge trimmer

Hedges can be controversial and can lead to disputes between neighbours if not trimmed properly, although fortunately these cases are extremely rare. It doesn’t take a lot of work to […]

Finalists at Waverley BIG Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that CGJ Mathias & Son Nurseries were nominated as a finalist in the Farnham Presidents Award category of the Waverley BIG Awards.  BIG stands for […]

We’ve been root trimming!

With the good weather last week, we took the opportunity to root trim our open ground nursery. This helps make the roots of all of our plants thick and bushy […]

Our World War 1 Memorial at The Nursery

If you drive past our nursery at this time of year, you will see a band of maples out in their red autumnal colours. These were planted by CGJ Mathias’ […]