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Watch out for Holly Blues and Red Admirals!

Watch out for Holly Blues and Red Admirals!

20th July, 2018 by

Sir David Attenborough launched the Annual Butterfly Count today. Why not get involved and see how many butterflies you can count in your garden, in 15 minutes, then record them online.

Summertime Tips for Looking After Your Garden Wildlife

Summertime Tips for Looking After Your Garden Wildlife

16th July, 2018 by

Britain has had an unbelievable summer so far, with this year’s heatwave being the longest since the scorcher in 1976! We are all learning to bear up under this heat, but how is the wildlife in your garden surviving? Here are some tips to help care for your garden’s wildlife this summer…

Growing the Next Generation of Gardeners

Growing the Next Generation of Gardeners

12th July, 2018 by

So far this summer, the only thing the younger generation seem to be talking about is Fortnite, the online battle royale game that has taken the world by storm. But, with all this amazing weather across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, it would be great to get them off their consoles and into the garden.

Visit Beautiful Open Gardens near Midgley 7-8th July

Visit Beautiful Open Gardens near Midgley 7-8th July

5th July, 2018 by

Saturday and Sunday will see 17 amazing gardens open for visitors in the picturesque villages of Emley and Flockton, West Yorkshire.

Add Value to Your Home With a Garden Makeover

Add Value to Your Home With a Garden Makeover

27th June, 2018 by

Are you overlooking the opportunity to add value to your most valuable asset with an easy and rewarding garden makeover?

Get Your Greenfingers Ready For Britain In Bloom

Get Your Greenfingers Ready For Britain In Bloom

19th April, 2018 by

The latest series of Britain in Bloom will be appearing on our screens again, starting weekdays this week at 6.30pm on BBC Two.

Sainsbury’s Help Birds Survive the Icy Blast

Sainsbury’s Help Birds Survive the Icy Blast

28th February, 2018 by

Sainsbury’s have recently published a very useful infographic to help our feathered friends and the environment.

Looking after our feathered friends

Looking after our feathered friends

9th February, 2018 by

Winter is the time we most need to look after our precious indigenous and visiting bird populations – so stock up on bird feed and bird care products at your nearest Centre, to help them through the coming cold snap! The 14th of February is also the start of the 21st annual National Nest Box Week, when people across Britain are encouraged to put up a nest box and provide a family home for our birds.

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.

Get the Bug!

Get the Bug!

16th August, 2017 by

Most keen gardeners know that there are good bugs and bad bugs! The question is – how do you attract the good bugs and chase away the bad ones?

Creative Gardening Ideas this Summer

Creative Gardening Ideas this Summer

26th July, 2017 by

With any luck, and if the wildly alternating temperatures and storms haven’t done too much damage, your garden should now be in full bloom. But there’s still plenty to do when it comes to gardening, especially if you’re feeling creative.

New ‘Wimbledon’ Strawberry & Cream Gravel

New ‘Wimbledon’ Strawberry & Cream Gravel

7th July, 2017 by

Add a touch of Wimbledon to your garden and get into the sporting spirit with our Strawberry & Cream decorative gravel, new for 2017!

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