Dahlia Archives - Squire's Garden Centres

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

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Growing Carrots in Containers from Seed to Harvest

Growing carrots at home in containers or pots is a great way for you to grow your own if garden space is at a premium, or perhaps there’s no garden at all. Carrots can even be grown on a decking area, patio, or a balcony. Better still, carrots are one of the easiest vegetables to […]

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Roses for All Reasons

Modern roses grow better and flower for longer. So, if you’ve never grown them before, now is the perfect time to start. Whether you’re a new gardener or a seasoned plant-lover, modern roses have lots of benefits. They’re simple and easy to grow, they flower for longer and they don’t need complicated pruning and care. […]

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Growing Carrots from Seed to Harvest

What’s up doc? The UK seems to love carrots just as much as Bugs Bunny. Each year Britain plants more than 22 billion carrot seeds, and it is thought that the average person will consume more than 100 whole carrots each per year. That is a lot of carrots! We use carrots in so many […]

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Heavenly Hebes

Hebes are very versatile, bringing colour to borders and containers every month of the year. If you’re looking for an evergreen shrub that will look good all year round, hebe is a great choice. Many varieties are naturally compact, so they suit small gardens and patio containers, and the evergreen leaves range in colour from […]

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Sunflower Growing Guide

Sunflowers are easy to grow from seed and are ideal for growing with children. Follow our step-by-step guide to grow tall and healthy sunflowers! April – Plant seeds Plant seeds individually in pots, place on a windowsill and water regularly. Cover pots with a clear plastic bag to help maintain heat until they germinate. May – […]

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