July in your garden…

From Glasshouse manager Chris Francis – here’s what you can be doing in July! “Here we are again, the months are flying by and the longest day has been and gone. The weather for June was a bit unsettled for the time of year. We’ve been very busy here at Thorngrove planting up basket plants … Continue reading July in your garden…

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June in your garden…

Chris and Diane are back for June with more tips on how to make the most of your garden! Snip of dead rose heads and keep them sprayed for black spot and mildew Pinch out the side shoots of your tomatoes and, now you can start to feed them Weeds are growing fast so be … Continue reading June in your garden…

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Plant of the Month – Astilbe

Our plant of the month for May is Astilbe – also known as the false goats beard (or false Spirea)! These have a genus of 18 species are are a rhizomatous flowering plant. They are native to the mountains, ravines and woodlands of Asia and North America. Astilbe are a versatile flowering perennial which likes … Continue reading Plant of the Month – Astilbe

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In your garden…May 2022

It doesn’t seem that long since I gave you the tips for April but here we are in May nearly half way through the year! Here at Thorngrove we have been very busy planting basket plants and bedding plants. We have just started sowing our runner dwarf and French climbing beans. We have also been … Continue reading In your garden…May 2022

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Hanging Basket Workshops – May 2022

Back again for late Spring we’re hosting hanging basket workshops with Thorngrove expert Chris Francis! Create a beautiful hanging basket full of seasonal flowers and brighten up your home. Tickets are £5 for the demo and guidance from Chris, plus cost of basket and plants used that you take home. Sessions will run 2pm-4pm on … Continue reading Hanging Basket Workshops – May 2022

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Plant of the month – Lily of the Valley

Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley) also known as lady’s tears. It is a rhizomatous perennial plant that grows to about 25cm in height. It has lovely Sweet scented white flowers which appear with a pair of elliptic leaves, the flowers are followed by red berries. It will grow in most soils and will tolerate … Continue reading Plant of the month – Lily of the Valley

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In your garden…April 2022

Well here we are again, another month gone by and didn’t we have some lovely weather in late March! Here at Thorngrove I have been very busy potting lots and lots of plugs, I’ve also sown my tomatoes and brassicas, also cucumbers and courgettes. We have lettuce plants, celery, spinach plus others. We have lots … Continue reading In your garden…April 2022

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Plant of the Month – Pulmonaria

Chris’ plant of the month for March is Pulmonaria other wise known as common Lungwort or Jerusalem Sage! Pulmonaria is an evergreen herbaceous perennial with clusters of funnel like flowers which are generally pink white red and blue. It flowers in late Winter to early Spring Its leaves are patterned which intensify during the summer. … Continue reading Plant of the Month – Pulmonaria

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Easter Crafts for Children at Thorngrove

We’re delighted to announce that events for children are returning to Thorngrove this year, and our first will be this coming Easter half-term! Get creative and crafty with the guidance of our dedicated Crafts Leader who will be on hand to demonstrate how to make a range of fun Easter themed creations to take home … Continue reading Easter Crafts for Children at Thorngrove

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Job – CLOSED: Retail Assistant

Retail Assistant – Part-Time, Gillingham Join our vibrant team at Thorngrove Garden Centre and become part a unique garden centre with community at its heart.   Job Role: Retail Assistant Department: Commercial Location: Thorngrove Garden Centre Working Hours: 16/week – to include weekend working on rota Contract Type: Permanent/Hourly Paid Contract Remuneration & Rewards Package £5.60-9.90 /hour 32 days annual … Continue reading Job – CLOSED: Retail Assistant

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