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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.

Here’s a short video of Marc explaining how to grow bedding plants from seed:

Fashionably late Perennials

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Add fresh excitement to your autumn displays by including a selection of seasonal stunners to flower beds and patio pots. Several hardy perennials have bee...

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Septembers Kitchen Garden

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Sowing in September – As the ground cools there are fewer options with regards to planting. However, you can still plant winter cabbages, spring cabbages...

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Plant of the Month – September 2019

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Dracaena is a popular houseplant with origins in Madagascar and other Indian Ocean islands. The origin of the plant name comes from the ancient Greek word ...

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Septembers Gardening Calendar

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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 ...

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Augusts Kitchen Garden

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There is still planting/sowing to do – You can still plant new crops at this time of year. Spring bulbs such as Japanese Onions can be sown directly into...

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Plant of the Month – August 2019

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Carnivorous Plants Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients(but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals, typicall...

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Augusts Gardening Calendar

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Remember to keep watering containers and hanging baskets – They will need to be watered every day right through the summer. If you are going on holiday, ...

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July’s Kitchen Garden

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July's advice follows on from the June calendar and a lot of the advice for June still applies in July. There are, however, plenty of new tasks you should...

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Plant of the Month – July 2019

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Hydrangea Hydrangeas are dense, deciduous bushes bearing very large flowers heads throughout summer. Flower heads are either 'mophead' with a large rounde...

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July’s Gardening Calendar

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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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