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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:

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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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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April’s Gardening Calendar

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Spring is finally here as daffodils and flowering trees start to bloom. Expect the inevitable April showers this month but with sunny days too, when you ca...

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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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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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Get buzz around your garden

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Bees help your garden grow beautiful. Having bees buzzing around to act as pollinators not only bring life to your garden but also helps make flowers and o...

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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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Growing Potatoes

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Choosing Seed (Stage 1) Always use healthy certified seed potatoes. Certified Basic Seed Potatoes are the highest grade of seed potatoes available. Che...

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Bring in the Butterflies

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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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