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The Best Cut Flowers to Grow – More of your favourites

The Best Cut Flowers to Grow With growing season upon us, now is the perfect time to take cuttings. Cutting is a great way to take some of your favourite plants and fragrances and scatter them throughout your gardens. The process couldn’t be simpler, and the reward is more delightful colours here, there and everywhere!
17th May

Planting Summer Flowering Bulbs – Begonias, Dahlias & Lilies

Planting Summer Flowering Bulbs Summer is right around the corner, and now is the best time to prep your garden with vibrant colours. In this blog you will find all you need to know about planting some of the most popular summer bulbs, Dahlias, Lilies and Begonias. Don’t worry if your garden is small, some…
10th May

Shed loads of offers – This week with the Family Card

Shed loads of offers – This week with the Family Card Stock up your sheds with plant feed, fertilisers and essential gardening kit for any situation and keep your shrubs, roses, climbers, alpines, fruit & veg looking and tasting their best. Get your shelves piled high with long lasting feeds and pest control with our…
9th May

Key trends at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Key trends at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show A must-see in the gardening calendar, the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show is poised to captivate audiences once again in 2024 with an array of trends that showcase the latest in garden design and landscape innovation. This year, British Garden Centres explores the themes at the…
8th May

What is companion planting and how can it help your garden?

What is companion planting and how can it help your garden? Companion planting is a gardening technique that involves planting different types of plants together for their mutual benefit. This method not only helps protect plants from pests and diseases, but also promotes pollination, saves space, enhances productivity, and attracts beneficial insects. Companion planting is…
8th May

Boost your garden’s buzz: Our guide to top plants to attract bees

Boost your garden's buzz:  Our guide to top plants to attract bees When it comes to creating a vibrant and thriving garden, attracting bees is essential. Not only do bees play a crucial role in pollination, but they also add a delightful buzz of activity to your outdoor space. By choosing the right plants, you…
6th May

Whatever the weather: Spring Plants

Whatever the weather: Spring Plants Knowing your garden is an essential step in understanding what type of plants you need to fill your space. Although the English weather is never predictable, this will help steer you in the right direction. First you need to assess the weather conditions in your garden, is it a suntrap,…
2nd May

National Gardening Week – “Knowledge is Flower” – Gardening terminology made easy

National Gardening Week – “Knowledge is Flower” – Gardening terminology made easy Embarking on a gardening journey can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially when faced with a plethora of unfamiliar terms. The RHS’ National Gardening Week takes place from 29 April–5 May 2024, with the theme “Knowledge is Flower” which aims to demystify gardening…
25th Apr

Growing Vegetables for Beginners

Growing Vegetables for Beginners It’s never too late (or early) to start your green-fingered adventure, and today is as good a day as any to get growing! This guide will give you a bite-sized insight, with all the resources you need to start off in the right direction and enjoy fresh, home-grown flavour. When &…
23rd Apr

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