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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.

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Kitchen Garden Calendar – March

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March is the month when things really start to move in the growing season. In fact the start of the year used to be Lady Day, The Feast of the Annunciation...

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Plant of the Month – March 2019

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Again Mr Dummett couldn't decide between the two, so we are giving you both options... Chaenomeles (Ornamental Quince) and Forsythia Chaenomeles is a har...

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March’s Gardening Calendar

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Spring usually arrives by mid-March and the frequent sunny days provide the opportunity for an increasing range of gardening tasks. It’s time to get busy...

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Kitchen Garden Calendar – February

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February, being the last of the winter months , often has a sting and ends up being the coldest month. So, more than any other month, this one you need to ...

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Plant of the Month – February 2019

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We just couldn't decide so this month we have two plants to tell you about... Winter Jasmine and Camellia Jasminum nudiflorum, the winter jasmine, is a s...

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February’s Gardening Calendar

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Spring is finally in sight! This month there are signs of the approaching spring, with bulbs appearing and wildlife waking up as light levels and temperatu...

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Encourage winter birds…

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Attracting birds to your garden is easy by supplementing naturally available food with bird foods, and watch them flock in! Remember to keep feeders and...

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Plant of the Month – January 2019

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Erica A charming compact growing plant with soft tiny needle like evergreen foilage. Masses of brightly coloured flowers smother these plants over along p...

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January’s Gardening Calendar

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January might be the middle of winter but as the days lengthen the garden starts to grow. Now is a great time to plan for the coming gardening year and to ...

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7 Plants That Repel Insects

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  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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