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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: http://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-chelsea-flower-show/2013

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 […]

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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 […]

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‘Best Borders’ event a BIG Success

It was standing room only at our free event on ‘Best Borders’ with the ever-popular Stuart Dixon.  He led us through an informative and entertaining talk on his beautiful English Country Garden at Hebbs Farm, and the various plants and shrubs that can be used to create stunning borders, which will last all the way […]

Jungle June

Childrens Jungle Week in May half term!  Let your little one go wild on our Jungle treasure hunt.  While you take some time to browse our range of products, they can find all six hidden objects located around the garden centre to receive a special prize. Then why not finish in Belle & Joe’s Kitchen […]

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From Tropics to the Trent

Saturday 1st June at 11am Celebrated and renowed gardening writer Ian Cooke will be presenting an alternative garden experience inspired by his latest book.  He will be sharing a wealth of experience and knowledge on hardy exotics, tender summer additions, bananas and other fascinating options followed by an opportunity to ask questions.  FREE EVENT – pre-booking […]

Growing Better Veg with Dave Thornton

Saturday 4th May at 11am Award winning David Thornton is Secretary of the National Vegetable Society and veg-growing Champion, having exhibited all over the UK. He will be sharing a wealth of experience and knowledge on successful veg growing followed by an opportunity to ask questions. This is an ideal talk for those who are […]