Welcome to
Canterbury Farms Nursery!


We are located only 3 miles 
West of Suncoast Parkway
in Hudson

14220 Thornwood Trail,
Hudson, FL

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Please use our main entrance
on 14607 Hays Road when coming to visit

(727) 857-0242
fax: 727-857-1952

Hours of operation:
Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm‎
Saturday: 7am-3pm
closed on Sundays

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& American Express accepted

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take $20  towards your next purchase
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How To Take Care of New Tree or Landscape

Landscape shrubs & palms: Water for 20-30 minutes every day for the first 30 days.
After first 30 days, cut back to 30 minutes per day 2 times a week for next 2 weeks.
From there on out, watering once or twice (*depending on season) a week for 30 minutes is recommended.

Trees: Water for 20-30 minutes every day for the first 45 days. After first 45 days, cut back to 30 minutes per day 2 x a week for next 2 weeks.
From there on out, watering twice (*depending on the season) a week for 30 minutes is recommended for the next full year.

Very important and keep in mind… it can take newly planted landscape (especially trees) approximately one year to completely acclimate itself. Therefore, it is vital that you keep up with above suggested watering instructions. We also recommend that you water in the evening hours/sunset in order for the roots to soak up the water vs it evaporating which occurs in daylight.

Fertilizing:

We recommend fertilizing your plants, trees and palms 3 x a year (spring, summer & early fall) with a fast release, high nitrogen fertilizer. Do not fertilize in the winter as that promotes new growth and that new growth could potentially freeze should a cold front come through.

*Seasonal factors to consider:

Summer: If we are in the full swing of the summer time rains, watering can be cut back if rain is consistent. Use your discretion.
Winter: Many tree varieties go dormant (lose all their leaves) in the winter months and that does not mean you can stop watering them especially if it’s been planted within a year’s time frame. Lack of watering will cause it to die!
Spring: Dormant trees will begin to flush new foliage and growth in mid to late spring. If your tree does not show signs of new leaves and foliage, this may be signs of a tree in distress or dead due to the lack of watering. Watering is a must even in the winter!!

How To Fertilize

How to apply all purpose fast release fertilizer (12-6-8):

Individual plant:

Scatter one heaping tablespoon around circumference of plant.


Larger tree or Palm:

Scatter one level measuring cup around curcumference of plant.
Repeat fertilization 3 times a year except in winter months (November-February)


How to properly apply fruit tree and fruit bearing plant fertilizer (8-3-9):

Once a month scatter one level table spoon per foot of tree height, except in winter months (November-February)

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Prices are good until October 31, 2014 or while supplies last;
Please call to confirm availability: 727-857-0242

3 Gallons for $4.50

  • Eleagnus (Silverthorn)
  • Indian Hawthorne
  • Jasmine (Downy & Star)
  • Ligustrum (Green, Recurve & Howardi)
  • Loropetalum
  • Pittosporum (Green & Variegated)
  • Ruella
  • Viburnum (Awabuki, Odoratissimum, Suspensum & Walters)



READY NOW AND BEAUTIFUL!

  • Bottlebrush Bush
  • Crotons (Petra & Mammy)
  • Juniper (Gold Lace)
  • Pink Oleander (Dwarf)
  • Red Cedar
  • Red Fountain Grass
  • Red Sister (Ti Plant)
  • Split Leaf
  • Star Jasmine (in full bloom)
  • and others…

 

LOOKING FOR INSTANT SIZE AND SATISFACTION?
The following 7 gallons are also ready and beautiful:

  • Indian Hawthorn
  • Viburnum "O"
  • Viburnum "S"
  • Wax Myrtle

 



BOTTLE PALM BLOWOUT SPECIAL!

30 Gallon Bottle Palms for only $50 each! Make a fantastic accent palm!

 

 

 

 

ISLAND PACKAGES:

make excellent gifts too and they start as low as $89.95

See all 5 packages

 

Featured Plant
of the Month: 

Oleander

Oleander thrives in sunny, warm subtropical weather conditions. It is drought tolerant and poor soil tolerant. It can also withstand occasional cooler weather conditions.

It is widely used ornamental hedge plant in landscapes, parks, medians and roadsides.

Thrives in sunny, warm subtropical weather conditions. It is drought tolerant and poor soil tolerant. It can also withstand occasional cooler weather conditions.

Its colorful calypso red, white, orpink blooms attract the human eye, but detract deer as the oleander is toxic to both deer and humans. So, if you are looking for a colorful hedge or accent piece that the deer won’t munch on, the oleander may suit you perfectly. However, beware with the oleander around children.



IN STOCK:
Petite Pink 3 Gal--
only $3.50 each
Calypso Red 3 Gal--
$4.50 each

 




Welcome to Canterbury Farms!
How to apply all-purpose fast release fertilizer (12-6-8)

Individual plant:

Scatter one heaping tablespoon around circumference of plant.

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Larger tree or Palm:

Scatter one level measuring cup around circumference of plant.
Repeat fertilization 3 times a year except in winter months (November-February)

 

We proudly serve retail nurseries, landscapers, lawn care companies,
wholesale plant brokers and the general public.

 
Gardening tip of the month: September

Want more bloom out of your crape myrtle?

After crape myrtle has finished blooming, small cylinder seed pods/berries will form. Trim those berries off and in time, another round of beautiful blooms will appear!

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WHEN IN BLOOM?


JANUARY:
Indian Hawthorn Trees
(if mild winter)
FEBRUARY:
Bottlebrush
MARCH:
Azaleas, Indian Hawthorn bushes, Walter's Vibernum
APRIL:
Oleander, Indian Hawthorn Trees, Bottlebrush, Hibiscus,
Confederate Jasmine, Lantana
MAY:
Crape Myrtles & Gardenia
JUNE:
Magnolias, Oleander, Crape Myrtles & Lantana
JULY:
Magnolias, Crape Myrtles, Ruella, Ixoras & Plumbago
AUGUST:
Ixoras, Lantana, Blue Daze, & Hibiscus.
SEPTEMBER:
Ixoras, Lantana, Blue Daze, Hibiscus
OCTOBER:
Lantana, Indian Hawthorn Shrubs, Muhly grass, Red Fountain grass
NOVEMBER:
Bottlebrush, Loropetalum bushes and trees, Carolina Jasmine
DECEMBER:
Camellias, Star Jasmine