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Wreath making

Wreath making

Making your own Wreath for your door can seem daunting but it can be a relaxing and creative project which can be enjoyed by your self or with the children. For myself, I have made it into a festive tradition that i get a few friends round for a glass or two of mulled...

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Autumn in the Garden

Autumn in the Garden

Signs of Autumn in the garden are beginning to show. The foliage on many plants has started to change colour, summer flowers are fading, and the sun is lower in the sky. These warm days are making the garden a joy. Autumn in the garden is my personal favourite. You...

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Spring Flowering Bulbs

Spring Flowering Bulbs

Now is the time to think about planting spring flowering bulbs. It feels weird planning for 2024 but if you want a beautiful and cost-effective display, now is the time to prepare. We have an extensive range of spring flowering bulbs which include Daffodils...

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July in the garden

July in the garden

July is all about maintaining existing plants in the garden and filling in the gaps with flowers that will last through the summer. Echinaceas, Geums, Roses, and Rudbeckia are ideal for this. Jobs for July in the garden consist of keeping plants well watered, Dead...

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Perennial plants in June

Perennial plants in June

June sees an influx of perennial plants. As the weather heats up perennial plants such as Canna lilies, Crocosmias, Agapanthus and many other tropical looking plants become available and most of which are hardy and will come back each year. [gallery...

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May Planting

May Planting

May is the perfect time of year to get planting! We have so many great plants in stock and looking fab. May is the time to start planting veg seedlings, perennials, summer bedding plants as well as getting the pond fresh. Vegetable seedlings are now in stock and can...

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What to plant in March

What to plant in March

March is a great time to get planting! March is slowly starting to warm up and the days are getting longer which makes it the perfect time to start getting out into the garden. The garden centre has been a hive of activity the last couple of weeks. We have been...

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Bulbs Tubers & Bare-root

Bulbs Tubers & Bare-root

Summer flowering Bulbs, Tubers & Bare root plants have arrived at last. Just a hint of what summer 2023 could be. It is a little early to plant them but perfect time to plan and buy. Buying plants as Bulbs, Tubers & bare root is much more cost effective. We...

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New Year New Indoor plants

New Year New Indoor plants

Soon you will be getting rid of your Christmas tree and you will find you have much more space than you thought for indoor plants. The new year is the ideal time to invest in new indoor plants. Over the next week we will be transforming the shop from santas grotto...

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