Lavender Archives - Squire's Garden Centres

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

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Can’t Decide on a Real or Artificial Christmas Tree? Let Us Help

It’s a topic for families across Britain during the festive season; do we get a real tree or stick to artificial? It’s certainly a debatable topic with most still seeking an artificial tree. However, interest in real Christmas trees has grown in recent years, due to the environmental impact and just sheer magic a real […]

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Spring Flowering Bulbs

Sarah Squire explores the key steps to planting and making the most of popular spring flowering bulbs… I feel duty bound to let you know that the new seasons spring flowering bulbs are now available in our centres! The earlier you buy them the fresher they are and there will be a greater selection to […]

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Best Vegetables to Grow Over Winter

When winter is close, many of us already have or are in the process of winding down after the summer growing season has ended, and we’ve harvested our lovely crops of veg. Did you know though that winter, while perhaps not as obvious a time as the months prior, can still be a time of […]

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Best Vegetables to Plant in Autumn

Typically, the start of autumn is a time when we are harvesting much of our home-grown and allotment vegetables after a long growing season. But late August/early September can be a good time to sow some vegetable seeds for winter, such as leafier crops like lettuce, rocket and spinach, as well as peas, broad beans […]

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The Advantages of Peat Free Compost

Peat free compost is growing in popularity and rightly so. As a growing medium it has never been better, with many multi-purpose peat free composts emerging that are as good if not better than peat compost and other growing mediums for the average gardener. What is Peat Free Compost? Peat free compost is just like […]

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