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News from 2017

Picking the right Christmas tree – Norway Spruce or Nordmann Fir

Picking the right Christmas tree – Norway Spruce or Nordmann Fir

27th November, 2017 by

When you head out to buy your Christmas tree this December, you’ll likely encounter two different species of Christmas tree – the Norway Spruce & the Nordmann Fir. The two species have quite different characteristics that suit different environments & personal tastes. Being the centrepiece of Christmas, it’s important to make sure you take the right tree home, so familiarise yourself with the two species by reading our handy guide.

Wildlife Gardening in November

Wildlife Gardening in November

6th November, 2017 by

Wildlife gardening can be very rewarding and it involves using a corner of your garden to make an inviting environment for wildlife. Britain’s 16 million gardens cover approximately 2 million acres which is potentially a lot of space to create these vital refuges and breeding grounds.

The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop

26th October, 2017 by

These willow trees have been growing by the river Dearne, close to our Midgley centre, for the past 15 years and having matured well were ready to be put to good use.

A Short Hibernation!

A Short Hibernation!

20th October, 2017 by

We will shortly be shutting down for a short festive hibernation. Thank you to all our customers for their support in 2017 and we look forward to seeing you in 2018.

The Brigg Poppy 10k 2017 – Only 13 days to go!

The Brigg Poppy 10k 2017 – Only 13 days to go!

17th October, 2017 by

We are delighted to support this year’s Brigg 10k Poppy Race. The event involves a 10K road race, from Market Place, Brigg out to Cadney village, round Cadney, then back to Brigg. This is a great 10K for novices and has real personal best potential, and a bespoke medal for all finishers.

Supporting Wentworth Church Music Festival 2017

Supporting Wentworth Church Music Festival 2017

28th September, 2017 by

This year’s Wentworth Church Music Festival is in full swing. The lovely church in the heart of the beautifully preserved village is just a stone’s throw from our South Yorkshire Centre and we are delighted to be supporting this local event again.

September Celebrations 21 – 24 September

September Celebrations 21 – 24 September

18th September, 2017 by

Join us at Midgley, Wentworth or Brigg for our September Celebrations. Each of our three locations is celebrating an anniversary this Autumn, so please pop along and see what’s on offer!

Penistone Show –  Sponsors of the mighty Shire Horse class!

Penistone Show – Sponsors of the mighty Shire Horse class!

4th September, 2017 by

Time is passing quickly – it will soon be Saturday 9th September and this year’s Penistone Show.

EPIP/EAFRD Grant Awarded to Earnshaws

EPIP/EAFRD Grant Awarded to Earnshaws

31st August, 2017 by

The purchase of a new forestry trailer in Summer 2017 was supported by the East Peak Innovation Partnership (EPIP) and European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

Firewood – Buy n’ Dry, Ready for Winter

Firewood – Buy n’ Dry, Ready for Winter

29th August, 2017 by

We’re coming to the end of summer, and colder autumn nights are on the way, meaning that now is a fantastic time to stock up on firewood for those cosy nights in with an open fire or log burning stove.

The Big Wasp Survey – As seen on Breakfast TV

The Big Wasp Survey – As seen on Breakfast TV

23rd August, 2017 by

Helping to collect data on the variety of wasps in the UK, the Big Wasp Survey 2017 is underway from now until 10th September. It’s a fun little family project, perfect for the upcoming bank holiday weekend.

Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year 2017

Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year 2017

21st August, 2017 by

The much-loved Shed of the Year TV series is back on Channel Four. Last night’s episode covered the Shed and Summerhouses category, along with the “Not a Shed” category.

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