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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:

July’s Kitchen Garden

All, Growing Calendar, Tips

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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Kitchen Garden Calendar – June

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Harvest your strawberries – the first crop should now be ready to pick. Remember to cover the plants with netting to prevent birds from feasting on the s...

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Plant of the Month – June 2019

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With so many plants now coming into flower, it is just too hard to nominate just one particular plant. So we have split the list; Shrubs, Climbers and P...

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June’s Gardening Calendar

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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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Kitchen Garden Calendar – May

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Winter crops can now be sown – Leeks, brussels sprouts, winter cabbage, marrow. Starting them off in pots is a good idea, you can then plant them out in ...

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Plant of the Month – May 2019

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Mr. D has again picked two plants for us... we should change the name of these posts to 'Plants of the Month'... Ceanothus 'Californian Lilac' California...

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May’s Gardening Calendar

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Summer's on it way! As bulbs fade and herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. Sowing and planting out bed...

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Kitchen Garden Calendar – April

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Prepare seedbeds – if you have beds that you are going to plant spring vegetables such as cauliflower, leeks, potatoes and carrots, raking the soil to a ...

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