Welcome to Spooner & Davidson
Spooner and Davidson, your friendly, local horticulture centre. Serving the community for over 40 years.
We are a family run business that provides services and equipment to the trade industry and individuals. Founded in 1974, we have many years experience and we deal with all the major manufacturers. Our aim is to provide you or your business with a friendly and reliable service.
Whatever you are looking for we can provide you with it, we also do spares and repairs and we provide many other services.
Get in touch with us to find out more.
GARDENERS MONTH JANUARY. January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendar. January (in Latin, lanuarius) named after the Latin word for door (ianua). January being the door to the year, an opening to new beginnings. The month has an association with the Roman god Janus who is the god of beginnings and transitions in Roman mythology . There is an old Roman farmers almanac where Juno is the Deity for the month. The Saxons referred to this month as Wulf-monath(meaning wolf month). The Finnish month of tammikuu means heart of the winter and also means “oak moon”. It refers to the oak tree is the heart of the grand forest. With more valuable trees than a typical Arctic forest of pine and spruce. This month can be a month with cold winds harsh frost and also heavy rains. One of the coldest temperatures ever recorded in the UK was -26 degrees Celsius in a Shropshire valley 10th January 1982.Read more
GARDENERS MONTH DECEMBER December is the twelve month of the year, but it was not always. The Roman calendar was 10 months prior to January and February being added. The origin comes from decem – ten. The Anglo Saxons called both December and January ‘Giuli’(or Yules). The birth stone for the month is Turquoise regarded as a love charm and is also a symbol of good fortune. The Narcissus is the months birth flower which can often be confused with the daffodil, the birth flower of March which is a type of narcissus. We can’t mention December without Christmas and a visit from Santa who every year delivers presents worldwide to eagerly expectant children and adults alike.Read more
GARDENERS MONTH NOVEMBER. November is the eleventh month but derives its name from the latin, Novem. In the ancient Roman calender it was the ninth month but moved to the eleventh month when January and February were added. The birthstone for the month is topaz (particularly yellow) which symbolizes friendship. The birth flower is the chrysanthemum. November is known for the meteor showers the Andromedids which occur from September 25th to December 6th. They tend to peak at mid November 9th-14th. Also the leonids which occur from the 15th to the 20th of the month. We in Britain celebrate Bonfire night or Guy Fawkes night with a bonfire and usually spectacular firework displays.Read more
Gardeners Month October. October is the tenth month but in the roman calender it was the eighth from the roman Octo meaning the eighth month. This was until Julius Caesar added January and February then making it the tenth month but the name continued. The Anglo Saxons called the month Winterfylleth because at the full moon (fylleth) winter was supposed to start.Read more
What our clients says about us
I couldn't fault him, Very efficient and tidyMr. G. WardSeahouses
Very good at what they do, Knowledgeable & Helpful.Mr. & Mrs. O’HaganBerwick-upon-Tweed
I would recommend them to anyone.Mr. & Mrs. GardinerDuns