If you wish to create a garden full of interest all year round, then visit the Garden Centre each month to see which plants are in flower, fruiting or have interesting foliage.
Also you need to plan ahead- Spring flowering bulbs i.e. Daffodils, Tulips, Crocus, Iris, Snowdrops, Bluebells are on sale from August and need to be planted in the Autumn. In January the summer flowering bulbs are in stock i.e. Dahlias, Begonias, Gladioli and Lilies.
If you are looking for a chemical-free pest control we are agents for Andermatt Living Biological Control who supply a wide range of nematodes and predatory insects for the garden and conservatory. Box moth is on the increase, devastating hedges and topiary. The most effective way to combat the caterpillars is to use Andermatt Box Moth Killer nematodes.
To help pollenate your crops encourage insects into your garden with a good selection of pollen rich flowers. Many of our plants have a bee/butterfly logo on the label or ask one of our highly knowledgeable staff for advice.
There are various mixes of wildflower seeds in the shop. To keep the beneficial insects in your patch put up an insect box to give them a place to reproduce and shelter.
To help purify the air in your home, houseplants have been proven to assist in removing toxins and release mood boosting negative ions. The top 5 plants are Spathiphyllum (Peace Lily) Monstera (Cheese Plant) Sanseveria (Mother in Law’s Tongue) Chlorophytum (SpiderPlant) Philodendron