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Monthly Archives: May 2013


Belle & Joe’s Sweets

We now have a large selection of delicious sweets in a Belle & Joe’s pre-packed bag range! Whatever sweets you are looking for we are sure to have something here to tempt you – give them as gifts or share with friends but most of all, enjoy! Only £1.99 a bag!

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FREE Event – Saturday 1st June

Following the huge success of Ian Cooke’s Advisory Desk on Garden Re-Leaf Day, we have invited him back for an inspiring talk called ‘From Tropics to the Trent’ on Saturday 1st June at 11am. The celebrated writer will be presenting an alternative garden experience, inspired by his latest book. The talk covers hardy exotics, tender […]


British Tomato Week 20th-26th May

It is time to celebrate British Tomato Week, which was originally launched by the British Tomato Growers Assocation. This association of tomato growers emphasise that they grow tomatoes naturally in a way that protects the environment and promotes good health to the public. They grow in glasshouses, which means that they are protected from the […]

May is National Asparagus Month

Throughout the month of May it’s National Asparagus Month – the perfect time to try out this delicious vegetable!  We sell a selection of Asparagus plants for you to grow yourself. Asparagus isn’t everyone’s favourite vegetable to have at lunch or dinner time, but there are lots of exciting ways to try it and there […]

Chelsea Flower Show 21-25th May

The Chelsea Flower Show will throw up plenty of trend setting ideas for people and businesses to follow. For further details check out their website:

HTA Plant of the Month: Petunia

With the emergence of late spring, the HTA’s plant of the month for May is the colourful Petunia.  They are ideal for baskets and containers and will provide bright, vibrant flowers all summer long. Top Petunia Facts: They come in a variety of blooms including single and double, ruffled or smooth petals They can be […]

Dave Thornton

David Thornton at Timmermans

Award winning David Thornton, Secretary of the National Vegetable Society and veg-growing Champion, has exhibited his wide selection of fabulous vegetables all over the UK. His visit to Timmermans Garden Centre to lead our customers in a FREE event on successful veg growing was very well received by all who attended. We look forward to […]

Want to grow better veg?

Don’t forget that award winning David Thornton will be with us on Saturday 4th May at 11am to share his experience and knowledge on successful veg growing followed by an opportunity to ask questions. This is an ideal talk for those who are new to veg growing to get a better understanding of what is […]