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Gardening Tips

Find how to guides, gardening tips and advice for the beginner and advanced gardener covering every season.

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Getting to grips with perennials

Perennial flowers are plants that are expected to live for over two years. Perennials can go to

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Getting to grips with perennials

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Garden with a spring in your step this season

The end of winter is finally in sight which means our gardens will once again be filled with

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Garden with a spring in your step this season

Involving the kids with gardening

From getting their hands dirty in the squidgy mud to watching a small seed grow into a big plant;

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Involving the kids with gardening

Horticultural Nursery

Ours is the largest local authority nursery in the country. It is cutting edge and capable for growing three million plants per year.

Four growing zones each the size of Millennium Square are used to grow a variety of plants throughout the year. Each zone can be separated from the others to created unique environments suitable for different crops and we grow over 500 different species of plants.  There is some incredible machinery on site allowing us to pot 10,000 seedlings per hour.