Today opened from 09:00 until 17:30

Your independent Plant Centre
for all the Family

  • All our sausages are made by our own Butcher

  • Enjoy tea, coffee and home-made lunches in our Cafe

  • Our Plant Centre has all you need for Autumn garden maintenance

  • We stock Regatta outdoor men's and womenswear

    What to do in the garden in June:

    What to do in the garden in June:

    Flaming June and the garden is really starting to get into its stride – in fact you may have to speed up to keep up with it! Here are a few of the jobs you can be getting on with this month.

    General tasks:

    • Tackle perennial weeds as soon as they appear, forking out bindweed, couch grass and ground elder by the roots.
    • Lay leaky hosepipes around the feet of your plants and link to the tap via a timer for automated watering that delivers water just where you need it

    Ornamental garden:

    • Dry lavender flowers, hanging up in bunches somewhere cool and breezy, for using in flavourings and scented bags
    • Dead head sweet peas to keep the display at full throttle – the more you pick, the more blooms your plants produce
    • Give early-flowering perennials a haircut: cutting them back once flowering is over will often encourage a second flush

    Kitchen garden:

    • Allow a few radishes to mature, flower and set seed – you’ll find the immature green seedpods have a delicious peppery crunch
    • Protect carrots against carrot fly with barriers of horticultural fleece around each row
    • Sow annual herbs like basil, chervil and dill regularly to ensure a continuous supply