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Here at Newquay Garden Centre, we want to keep you in the loop with all our latest news, developments, and top gardening tips. Check back with our blog regularly or follow us on social media to stay up to date.

7 Plants That Repel Insects

Latest Products, Tips

  The warmer months are on their way, and what does that mean? Bugs! If you are not into using chemicals to repel bugs, read on for some great plan...

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Growing Potatoes

Tips

Choosing Seed (Stage 1) Always use healthy classified seed potatoes! Classified Basic Seed Potatoes are the highest grade of seed potatoes available. C...

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Bring in the Butterflies

Tips

Add a new dimension to your garden this July with nectar-rich plants which support butterflies, the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of ...

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December

Growing Calendar

Winter frost As we approach the shortest day of the year in December you will need work to keep you warm outside, such as digging and tree pruning. Check ...

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November

Growing Calendar

Winter is on its way Leaves are falling rapidly, and wind and rain are on the increase. Tender plants will need protecting from frost, gales and freezing ...

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October

Growing Calendar

The autumn chill sets in Although we had some warmer days over September, the autumn is now definitely here for real, and it feels colder. It's a beautifu...

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September

Growing Calendar

Late summer progresses into autumn September is generally a cooler, gustier month than August and the days are noticeably shorter. While there's not as mu...

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August

Growing Calendar

Sultry late summer August is usually one of the hottest months of the year - making watering essential. Try to use grey water wherever possible, especiall...

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July

Growing Calendar

Summer is progressing This is often one of the hottest months of the year and a great time to sit out and enjoy your garden. Keep plants looking good by r...

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June

Growing Calendar

Summer arrives June 21 is the longest day of the year, and the extra light and warmth encourages the garden to put on an exuberant burst of growth. But th...

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