We are OPEN as normal throughout the Bank Holiday weekend!

We are hoping the weather will be kind to us this coming Bank Holiday weekend - we are OPEN as normal throughout the Bank Holiday weekend - Bank Holiday Monday we are open 8.30 to 5.30pm as usual!  Come along and see us, and take advantage of our special offers that are running from the Friday to the Monday ONLY!!

Bank Holiday weekend offers!! Friday to Monday only!

  

This lovely, decorative metal garden arch, was £34.99, is only £24.99 this Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

 

 

 

These Briers Traditional Wellington Boots are now £3 off - were £13.99, now £10.99 - Bank Holiday weekend only!

 

 

These Briers Traditional Wellington Shoes are also £3 off for the Bank Holiday weekend - just £9.99

(instead of £12.99)

 

 

 

J Arthur Bower's Multi-Purpose Compost was 3 for £12 - Bank Holiday weekend price is 2 for £7.50!

Loyalty Card Offer - 6 Pack Pansies were £2.99, get 2 for £5.00! While stocks last!

Pansies need no introduction - they just do what they do all year long, blooming steadily from Spring, into Summer, then Autumn and Winter!  Just ensure they don't dry out, and keep dead-heading spent flowers to encourage repeat blooming.

£2.99 for a pack of 6.  Loyalty Card Offer is 2 for £5.00!!!

(offer starts Friday 29 April)

If you don't already have one of our Loyalty Cards, simply pop by the till area and sign up for a card to start enjoying our special money-saving offers!

Back, due to popular demand - CONFETTI pots!

You've been asking for them, and we've grown them again for you!  The ever-popular Confetti pots are fresh from our greenhouses - a mix of 3 bedding plants in the one pot, chosen for their form and colour, which makes it very easy to plant up a hanging basket or pot.

They are £2.99 a pot, and come in various colours.  PROTECT FROM FROST!!!!

Gardening Gloves to protect your hands!

     

     We have a large range of gardening gloves by Briers - the multi-packs are the most economical way of buying gardening gloves, as you always need several pairs at a time!  The new "Falling Flowers" triple pack are very good value at just £4.99 - for 3 pairs - bargain!!  They also come as Rigger gloves, with leather fingertips, for those tough jobs in the garden - just £5.99 for a twin pack.   Also rippled Latex-palmed gloves in various colours for just £6.00 for 3 pairs - mix and match the colours!  Finally, mens' triple pack gloves in a very eye-catching black and yellow, for just £4.99!!  So now he has no excuse not to prune your Roses!  

Gardening clogs - the ideal "back door" shoe!

You MUST try on these excellent gardening slip-on clogs!  They are the IDEAL back-door shoe, so easy to pop on when you go in the garden!  NEW IN, the lovely "Falling Flowers" range that matches the Falling Flowers gardening gloves!  They come in a very pretty purple or pink floral design, as well as the more traditional green clogs (that I have myself, and they are RIDICULOUSLY comfy!)  Just £9.99!!

Don't forget our newly stocked gift area!

          

 

As you head up towards our popular Café, why not stop and browse our gift department, where you will find lots of cute and novel items that would make ideal house decorations or gifts.  These cheerful scarecrows (pictured above) have proved a big hit with the children, and we have lots of mugs, vases, signs, pots, baskets etc - come and have a look!

A plea for BOOKS!!

BOOKS NEEDED!! A plea for help! As many of you know, our Café sells donated books for 50p each to raise money for various charities. Our current cause is Wave 105's Cash for Kids campaign, to help local children in our area, and we have so far raised an amazing £150 thanks to our generous customers! But we need MORE BOOKS to sell, as we are running very short! PLEASE have a look through your bookshelves and bring in any you no longer need/have read, and for 50p a book you could find some new ones!

Our Café garden is a real sun-trap!

Don't speak too soon, but we have had some LOVELY sunny weather these last few days, and customers have been taking advantage of our Café courtyard, which is a real sun-trap!  (we also have parasols if you prefer shade!)  Even if the air is still cool, our sheltered Café garden makes the most of every ray of sunshine - why not come for a coffee, or lunch, and see for yourself?!

Dianthus - Our Dianthus are HALF MARKED PRICE!

Our Dianthus are HALF MARKED PRICE!!

 Dianthus flowers are also called “pinks.” They belong to a family of plants which includes carnations and are much loved for their delicate fragrance.  Plant Dianthus in full sun, at least 6 hours of sun a day.  They need fertile, well-drained alkaline soil - they do well in rockeries.  Water them at the base and keep the foliage dry, and dead-head to encourage repeat blooming.  

"The Sharpening" - next visit is Saturday, 28 Mayl

Dates for 2016

Saturday 28 May Saturday 18 June
Saturday 30 July Saturday 20 August
Saturday 24 September  

 

"The Sharpening" will be returning to Abbey Garden Centre on SATURDAY 28 May!!!   Come to Abbey with your blunt items and get them sharpened!  Items such as flat mower blades, shears, loppers, knives, scissors, secateurs, chisels, axes, planes etc.  Prices vary depending on item, from £2 upwards.  Hunt through your shed, or kitchen drawer, and come visit The Sharpening at Abbey Garden Centre.

Fibrous Fertiliser - 2 for £10!!

  • This is farmyard manure compressed into fibrous pellets, and is 6-8 times richer than wet farmyard manure!  One application continues working right through the season, it's an ideal feed for flowers, lawns, vegetables, trees and roses and is good for Azaleas and Rhododendrons as it doesn't contain lime.  Provides humus, nutrients and trace elements with a neutral pH.
  • Great offer - 2 for £10 (normally £7.99 each)

Trowel and fork set - REDUCED!

These extremely well-made Kent and Stowe hand tools are now just £4.99 each!  With a long-lasting, quality wooden handle, they are sure to give you years of service!

(RRP is £7.99 - you SAVE £3.00!)

Expanding trellis with artificial leaf screening

New in, this clever expanding trellis with artificial leaf screening - ideal to cover up unsightly areas, such as compost heaps or wheelie bins!!  Choose the most appropriate size, stretch it out and fix into position!  The leaves are UV stable and the screening is mess and maintenance free!

     30cm x 180cm is £12.99          90cm x 180cm is £32.99

     60cm x 180 is £22.99

Tomato feed - BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!

BRILLIANT offer on Vitax Tomato Feed

£4.99 each - BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!

~  Why not stock up on this excellent offer as high potash tomato feed helps produce flowers/fruit, and is also suitable for many other plants around the garden!  ~

Wooden barrels in 3 sizes!

These highly decorative Whisky barrel wooden planters are new in, and are sure to fly off the shelves at these prices!  Ideal for our new summer bedding, they will enhance any patio!

Small - 19cm high - £4.99

Medium - 24cm high - £9.99

Large - 30cm high - £14.99

 

Home-grown bedding plants - NOW IN!

Our first batch of home-grown summer bedding plants have come down from our greenhouse - we have Fuchsias, Geraniums, Bacopa, Bidens, Brachycombe, Calibrachoa, Diascia, Felicia, Helichrysum, Lobelia, Nepeta, Nemesia, Isotoma, Petunias, Scaevola and Verbena, to name a few.  They are tender, being summer bedding, so PROTECT FROM FROST until the nights warm up a bit.  Ideal to grow on in a greenhouse or conservatory, ready to fill those summer baskets or containers.

More deliveries of TOMATOES, PEPPERS and CUCUMBERS, SWEET POTATOES, AUBERGINES and CHILLIES!

Spring is well and truly underway, as Tomatoes, Cucumber, Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Aubergines and Chillies plants are in stock!  We have lots of varieties of Tomatoes to choose from, including Gardener's Delight, Beefsteak, Shirley, Cossack, Roma, Plum, Supersweet 100, Alicante, Moneymaker, Tumbler, Tumbling Tom Red, Golden Sunrise, Losetto and Sungold.  Also Cucumber Mini F1, Chilli Jalapeno and Bell Boy F1 Red Pepper.  Get them started NOW and you will be rewarded with delicious home-grown fruit nice and early!  They need to be grown-on on a warm windowsill or a heated greenhouse/conservatory  -  PROTECT FROM FROST!!!

New in - fantastic decking planters!

                                      

These fantastic decking planters are new in, and would look great on your patio!  They come with an inner plastic pot, which fits neatly inside the wooden decking outer pot.  You can leave it as a natural wood colour, or varnish it, or paint it a colour to suit your garden!  They come in 4 different sizes - a small square, a large square, a tall one and a long trough one.

Cute "Gro-able" Veg Pods! As seen on TV!

          

MiracleGro have come up with a very cute way of growing vegetables, in a little "pod"!!  You may have seen the advert on TV lately!  The "Gro-ables" pod is biodegradable and contains the seeds in a growing medium - all you have to do is simply plant the whole pod in some compost, water it, and wait for your plant to grow!

These cute little pods come in 6 options - Salad Tomato, Cherry Tomato, Cucumber, Courgette, Hot Pepper and Sweet Pepper.  They are just £1.99 each, and make a SUPER PRESENT for someone!  Especially good to encourage children to grow their own vegetables!

Loyal customers are rewarded! Who will be next?!

      

We held a special presentation recently, to award some Abbey Garden Centre vouchers to some of our most loyal and dedicated Facebook followers.  Tricia Clark, Lynn Chattam and Sylvia Scutt always have a kind word or comment to our posts on Facebook, so we wanted to say "thank you"!  Follow Abbey Garden Centre on Facebook, add a few comments - we LOVE to hear from you!  Who knows, YOU may be the next lucky person to receive a thank you from us, and some vouchers!!

Click here to go to our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/www.abbeygardencentre.co.uk/

Last Chance to get your First Early Potatoes in the Ground - hurry, hurry!!!!

 

 

 

 

                

Last chance to get First Early Potatoes in the ground!  Choose from six varieties, including Pentland Javelin, Duke of  York, Arran Pilot, Premiere, Rocket and Swift - 2kg bags are £4.99

GET THEM IN THE GROUND BEFORE APRIL!!!!!

         

This handy guide tells you the difference between First Early, Second Early and Main Crop Potatoes!  Plant First Earlies from February to April!

 

Why not try growing them in our space-saving potato bags?  They are easy to use, and enable the potatoes to be grown at the correct depth, in a bag that takes up very little space on your patio!

Obelisks - Vital support for your climbers!

                

We have a large range of very decorative obelisks in - from the traditional willow ones to more modern metal ones.  Show your climbing plants off in style, before they start their main growth spurt - spring Clematis are starting to burst into life, so treat them to a new obelisk to show them off to their best advantage!

NEW!! Baby Bio for OUTDOOR plants!!

NEW IN  -  Baby Bio for OUTDOOR plants!!!  (as well as the usual smaller bottles for indoor houseplants)

  • The yellow bottles, pictured right, are for outdoor flowers/plants and the green bottles are for fruit and vegetables.
  • Both bottles make up to 75 litres of feed - simply dilute 10ml into 1 litre of water and water into plants/veggies - and are just £5.99
  • The smaller bottles for indoor houseplants (brown bottles) and orchids (pink bottles) are £2.99.

If you want your plants to flourish, give them some Baby Bio!!

Beautiful bird bath, or beautiful ornament? You decide!

                      

Just look at the stunning colours on this beautiful Peacock bird bath - or is it a highly decorative ornament to grace any conservatory?  You decide!  It is GLASS (not resin),HAND PAINTED in the most gorgeous peacock colours of royal blue, purple and green, and would look ideally at home as a bird bath on your patio, or in your conservatory/porch!  At just £19.99 they are sure to fly off the shelves!  UPDATE:  our first batch SOLD OUT, but now we have MORE STOCK IN!!!

             

Why not buy the matching Peacock doormat to go with the bird bath?  Or maybe a beautiful butterfly mat, or for those who have dogs/cats - a "please wipe your paws" doormat?!!  Fully weather resistant coir with PVC backing, and just £9.99!

Beautiful Bulbs!

 

 

This multi pack of 35 bulbs is an excellent way to attract bees and butterflies to your garden, as it includes a selection of nectar-rich plants that wildlife will love!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have a large range of Dahlias, including Pom Pom and Ball Dahlias such as Boom Boom Red, Natalie G and White Aster, and Dinner Plate Dahlias such as AC Dark Horse (pictured left), Hart's Dr McMurrey, Kenora Macop-B and Parkland Glory, plus many more.  Also Gladioli, Nerines, Anemones, Crocosmia and a stunning range of Begonias!

 

 

Terrific Terracotta!

Just look at the HUGE range of Terracotta pots that we now have in!  All shapes and sizes, from small pots and saucers that are suitable for herbs, right up to enormous planters suitable for large shrubs or small trees such as Acers.  Also shallow, round bowls that suit Alpine plants, and ones with many holes that you can plant Strawberry plants, or Lobelia in!  Truly a pot for every occasion! 

   

A gentle reminder to our doggy friends .....

Abbey Garden Centre is a dog-friendly site, we love to stop and say hello to our 4-legged visitors, even in our Cafe, on the green-floored area, but here is just a gentle reminder of our dog rules!

 

 

Rewards for Forces card

We are happy to say that we now accept the "Rewards for Forces" card, which is a card that serving and ex-Servicemen can apply for.  This card will entitle you to a 10% discount on purchases at Abbey Garden Centre (excluding the Cafe, vouchers and sale items)

Just show your Rewards for Forces card at the till to get your 10% discount!  Click HERE for further information on the Rewards for Forces Card.

** Be the first to see our new video! **

PLEASE CLICK on the link below to watch our fabulous new video, made by the very talented Luke Parker, promoting Abbey Garden Centre!  Do pop by and let us know what you think of it!

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