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News from 2018

The days are getting longer!

The days are getting longer!

21st December, 2018 by

The solstice this year, which is Friday 21st Dec, will be extra special because it will be followed the next day by a full moon known as the Cold Moon, and you may see the Ursid meteor shower to boot.

A little bird told us…

A little bird told us…

11th December, 2018 by

We were delighted to hear that both The National Trust and RSPB have confirmed the full range of Protek products are safe to use on all types of animal housing for your gardens, with no harm caused to our little-feathered friends in the garden!

Winter Specials!

Winter Specials!

26th November, 2018 by

At our on site shops now!

Christmas at Wentworth Church

Christmas at Wentworth Church

25th November, 2018 by

For lovers of traditional Christmas here are details of events in the heritage village of Wentworth.

Christmas Trees Available from 1st December

Christmas Trees Available from 1st December

25th November, 2018 by

Call in at Midgley, any weekend in December, and hand pick from our range of trees – large and small. Father Christmas and our festive little helpers look forward to helping you pick the perfect tree for your home and will even net it before popping it into your car to make things easier!

National Tree Week 2018

National Tree Week 2018

24th November, 2018 by

Today marks the beginning of this year’s National Tree Week, which means one thing – the winter tree planting season has begun.

Gardening Apps – Our Top Picks!

Gardening Apps – Our Top Picks!

16th November, 2018 by

As you would expect from the UK’s favourite hobby, there is a plethora of apps offering to make gardening easier, more successful and leaving less to chance. Plant recognition is a great way to identify possible candidates for your garden. If you are already relying on Alexa at home, then a digital gardener may just what your garden has been waiting for. Here is a guide to what apps can do for you!

Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

9th November, 2018 by

This Armistice Day is a very special one as it marks 100 years since the end of WW1, and this year Armistice Day falls on Remembrance Sunday.

Come and Support the Brigg 10K Poppy Race

Come and Support the Brigg 10K Poppy Race

26th October, 2018 by

We are very happy to promote this year’s Brigg 10k Poppy Race. Live near Brigg in North Lincolnshire, why not come along and support this fantastic 10km road run. Taking place this Sunday 28th October and starting at Brigg town centre at 9.30am.

Why not take up leaf-peeping!

Why not take up leaf-peeping!

12th October, 2018 by

What Is Leaf-Peeping?

Leaf-peeping is an American name for viewing and photographing the leaves changing colour in autumn, and even travelling to well-known areas, where there is more leaf-peeping to be had! Just in case you hadn’t noticed, now is the perfect time for leaf-peeping in the UK.

True or False – Gardening Myths!

True or False – Gardening Myths!

26th September, 2018 by

Gardening is full of myths and old wives’ tales. Many are handed down through the generations and passed on in garden sheds and across allotments across the land.

But, should you add sugar to the soil to sweeten tomatoes and is it true that nothing grows under a Walnut Tree?

Penistone Show 2018– Sponsoring the mighty Shire Horse class!

Penistone Show 2018– Sponsoring the mighty Shire Horse class!

4th September, 2018 by

With show jumping, shire horses, sheep, cattle, pigs, goats, dog shows, over 200 trade stands, children’s crafts, vintage vehicles, home-crafts and handicrafts, cookery displays, live music, rural life live, a real ale bar, food and drink, a young farmer’s area and the amazing grand parade, there is something for everyone at the Penistone Show.

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