Summer Archives - Squire's Garden Centres

Gardening advice and monthly tasks & tips from our team of resident gardening experts…

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17 Plants for Bees in the Garden

Wildlife in the garden is a lovely, enjoyable, and welcome sight. Seeing lots of animals and insects is certainly something that evokes the feeling of summer in our gardens. Especially our bees, as they buzz from flower to flower, pollinating as they go about their work. Our gardens are extremely important territory for bees, providing […]

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Evergreen Plant Ideas for Shady Gardens

Shade is just an inevitable part of gardening, and many people often wonder if they can plant anything in such conditions. Do not fret, the answer is a resounding YES! In fact, there are plenty of wonderful evergreen plants that can thrive in shady conditions. Many create interest throughout the entire year also producing wonderful […]

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How to Protect Your Garden During a Heatwave

We all love a summer of hot weather. However, a heatwave can see temperatures soar towards 40°C in some parts of the country for days or even weeks. These temperatures pose serious health considerations for us humans, but it adversely affects our plants too, potentially leaving our beloved gardens looking very sorry for themselves, or […]

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Dahlia Growing Guide

Dahlias come in a diverse array of heights, colours and flowering patterns, meaning they can form part of all manner of flower displays in a garden. Blooming in late summer and autumn, these flowers can bloom with pastel or bright colours, with everything from wide dinner plate flowers to condensed ruffles, and in heights ranging […]

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Home Grown BBQ Food Recipes

Try our range of delicious BBQ food recipes using home grown ingredients! Grilled Peppers with Garlic & Herb Oil Ingredients (serves 8): 120ml olive oil Large bunch of fresh parsley 1 tbsp fresh rosemary leaves 1 large garlic clove, peeled 6 large bell peppers, cut lengthways into quarters 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar to serve Method: […]

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