2019 - Squire's Garden Centres

Gardening Blog

Gardening advice, monthly tasks & tips from our crew of resident gardening experts…

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December Gardening Tips

As I write it is wet and gloomy outside, rather than deep and crisp and even, but Christmas is just around the corner and fresh Christmas trees are on their way from Scotland, where they are grown, to our centres… I choose a real tree for our home because it is great to bring a […]

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November Gardening Tips

This is a great month to really enjoy the firework colours of Acers, Cotinus and Liquidambar (the name speaks for itself) and the bright fruits of Holly, Sorbus and Crab Apple. I am not sure it could have been any wetter in October. But, looking on the bright side, provided we do not experience a […]

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October Gardening Tips

The unmistakable scent of autumn is truly all around us now in the damp vegetation and the very air itself. This is a reminder, if any were needed, that now is the best time to plant. The soil is still warm but it is wetter and ideal for roots to establish. Plant Roses and deciduous […]

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September Gardening Tips

September still feels like the start of something new, just as much as January 1st , probably because it is the start of the academic year. Of course, in the garden the autumn is very much a time for new beginnings, when all sorts of plants set seed for regeneration. The autumn is definitely the […]

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July 2019 Gardening Tips

June seems to be leaving us on a warm note so, as we head into July, here are a few thoughts Do take care to water pots and hanging baskets, ideally in the cool of the morning or evening rather than in direct sunlight which can result in scorch. Feed once a week to replace […]

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