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Turbo-charge your compost

Turn your compost bins, forking stacked material out of the bin and then returning it to mix everything up and speed rotting. Pour on a couple of buckets of water if it seems dry, and add compost activator to get things going in time for perfect crumbly soil improver next spring.

Year-round clematis

Clematis win a place in the heart of every gardener for their breathtaking flower displays as they scramble becomingly up fences and over trellises. Most varieties are very well-behaved and just need a little tucking in to their supports every so often and an annual prune to keep them performi…

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Over 60? Join Tuesday Club

Special Offer for our Tuesday Club Members in October is

10% OFF on Tuesday in the Farm Shop, Garden Centre & Cafe

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Plant of the Week: Leucothoe

Plant of the Week: Leucothoe

It's not often you find a shrub which offers handsomely arching branches of glossy evergreen leaves turning a deep, handsome red in autumn, plus fragrant white spring blossom - yet this easy-going beauty is not widely grown.

It's a superb choice for tubs and borders where its autumn colouring makes it an eyecatcher late in the season. It does need acid soil to colour up well, so if you don't have a low pH soil in the garden just pop it in a pot of ericaceous compost (available from our garden centre). Team with brilliant yellow-stemmed dogwood 'Flaviramea' and golden-variegated ivy for a spectacularly colourful winter container.

  • Cheese of the month

    Jalapeno Jack Cheddar £8.25 p/kg (usually £11.79 p/kg…

    Valid until 31 October 2014
  • Pie of the Month

    Delicious Duck and Cherry Pie in a Chinese spiced sauce only £1.99

    Valid until 31 October 2014
  • All butter croissant 10 for £3

    Liven up breakfast time with our lovely frozen croissants. Easy to bake, top quality, and at such a brilliant pric…

    10 for £3

  • Pain au Chocolat 10 for £4

    Kids love them, grownups love can you go wrong with our delicious frozen Pain au Chocolats. Quick…

    10 for £4