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Plant Supports

When your plant is in its early stages of development, it may need a little help in the form of a plant support.

As different plants need support in various ways, Suttons Seeds range caters to plants of all sizes and ensures the grow-up to be tall, strong and healthy.

Our collection of garden plant supports includes simple fixes such as ties and grips, to ornate solutions including growthroughs and classical obelisks.

Climbing plant supports are in stock too; our drainpipe supports disguise unsightly guttering by encouraging creeper plants to grow up them – practical and beautiful!

Browse the full plant support collection today and get in touch if you have any questions – good luck!

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  1. Tree Support Stake Pack Quick View

    Tree Support Stake Pack

    Support Pack - 1 or 3
    From£8.99
  2. Biodegradable Netting Quick View

    Biodegradable Netting

    Delivery within 7-14 days Jute Netting
  3. Panacea Classic Finial Fence Quick View

    Panacea Classic Finial Fence

    Fence Section, Gate, End Panel, Fence Post
    From£15.99
  4. 'Landmark' Frame - Big Ben Quick View

    'Landmark' Frame - Big Ben

    Delivery within 7 days Big Ben Frame
  5. Pea & Bean Netting Save 66% Quick View

    Pea & Bean Netting

    Delivery within 7 days Netting
  6. Garden Maypole Quick View

    Garden Maypole

    Delivery within 7 days 1 Maypole
  7. Large Vegetable Plant Support Quick View

    Large Vegetable Plant Support

    Delivery within 7 days Large Vegetable Plant Support
  8. Obelisks - Pair of 2m Save 46% Quick View

    Obelisks - Pair of 2m

    Delivery within 7 days Pair of Obelisks
  9. Marberry Barrel Planter Quick View

    Marberry Barrel Planter

    Delivery within 21 days Barrel Planter
  10. Marberry Obelisk Quick View

    Marberry Obelisk

    Delivery within 21 days Obelisk
  11. Pea Frame Quick View

    Pea Frame

    Despatch from May 2018 Set of 3
  12. Garden Maypole Save 10% Quick View

    Garden Maypole

    Delivery within 7 days 2 Maypoles
 
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Plant Supports

Essential Plant Supports

Climbing plants are wonderful for covering ugly sheds, hiding unattractive brickwork and covering fencing but it seems a shame to limit them to the role of "disguiser". Many are so attractive that they make great specimen plants, adding both height and colour. But they do need support. This support can be in the form of a permanent fixture such as a large arch or a more easily moved structure like an obelisk or maypole. Striking effects can be made with quite simple structures.

Of course climbers are not the only plants needing support. Tall plants, weak-stemmed plants and those with large heads all benefit from support.

Ideally get the support in position at an early stage so that the plant can grow against it. This prevents the struggle of having to haul upright an already collapsing plant and risking the stems breaking. Plant support rings are great in that you raise them as the flower grows, thus making sure support is given in the right place.

Vegetables such as runner beans also need support and with their striking red flowers don't look at all out of place at the back of the flower border. Growing up a maypole they will provide height, colour and lunch!

Don't be afraid to experiment. Some of the best effects can be achieved through combining different types of plant on the same support structure – see example below. This is both beautiful and long-lasting as new plants come into bloom replacing those that are beginning to fade. owed.

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