August – In Your Garden

Resident expert Chris Francis has supplied his monthly tips for your garden this August! Collating the best tips from garden experts, and his own advice, this should keep you busy for the warm month ahead! Prune your perennial herbs such as Thyme, Oreganum, Sage  etc . Cut back your lavenders to keep them compact, take … Continue reading August – In Your Garden

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Face Coverings at Thorngrove

Dear customers, Inline with government guidelines, from Friday 24th July all customers must wear a face mask / face covering in our shop, glasshouses and polytunnels. If customers do not have their own face mask, they will be offered to purchase one for £1.00 from the Thorngrove Shop door. The government has stated that anybody … Continue reading Face Coverings at Thorngrove

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Plant of the month – July

Chris’ pick for July’s plant of the month is Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile) Agapanthus is native to South Africa. The name comes from the Greek words ‘agape’ and ‘anthus’, and when put together, means love flower. They are known for their large blue or white drumstick-headed flowers. They do very well in borders or … Continue reading Plant of the month – July

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July Gardening Tips!

July is summer, which means we are officially a few weeks in to Summer! How’s your gardening going? Resident Thorngrove expert Chris Francis has provided lots of brilliant tips for this month, and wow it’s a busy one! Check Clematis for signs of wilt (this is where clematis might start dying back for no reason) … Continue reading July Gardening Tips!

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We are OPEN & COVID Secure

In May we reopened Thorngrove Garden Centre under strict limited capacity and social distancing measures. Since then, restrictions have eased a little, and from the 4th July we will be open at our original opening hours, and the Secret Garden Café will be reopening for table service once again! (currently open for Takeaway only as … Continue reading We are OPEN & COVID Secure

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Café Services Update

 🍽CAFÉ UPDATE!🍽 We can’t wait to see you all, and I’m sure many of you are wondering how things are going to work at the café. The safety of our customers and staff continues to be our highest priority, and with that in mind, we assure you that we will be following all government guidelines, … Continue reading Café Services Update

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Garden Shop Opening

Our Thorngrove Shop reopens from Monday 15th June! Fully stocked with a range of non-plant items such as greetings cards, wrapping paper, jigsaws, gifts for children, silk flowers, ornaments, products from The Scottish Fine Soaps Company (including men’s grooming items – perfect for Father’s Day!), The Rhubarb Candle Company Filberts of Dorset and many more! 😊 As with the rest of … Continue reading Garden Shop Opening

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June Garden Tips

Thorngrove staff member Chris has provided lots of useful tip for your gardens this month! Snip of dead rose heads and keep them sprayed for black spot. Start feeding and pinch out side shoots on your tomatoes Hoe borders regularly to keep weeds down Harvest lettuce, radish and other salads and dig up your early … Continue reading June Garden Tips

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Garden Centre Reopens – 13th May

*WE’RE REOPENING! Please read ALL information below* Dear customers, We can confirm that Thorngrove Garden Centre will be reopening to the public from Wednesday 13th May! Please read ALL of the very important following information. We’re delighted to be able to welcome you through our doors once again, but we kindly ask you remain mindful and … Continue reading Garden Centre Reopens – 13th May

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Plant Watch – May

The main feature of this month’s Plant Watch are Dhalias!   They are a herbaceous perennial, they come in a wide range of colours and flower types, like pompom cactus, dinner-plate, and single. Their foliage can be green or bronze, so there’s plenty to choose from in terms of a colour scheme that will suit … Continue reading Plant Watch – May

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