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Gardening in July

Discover the latest gardening advice, hints and tips below!

Gardening Advice and Tips

July is here and the garden is a joy to behold. Will Clark shares his top 10 jobs to keep it looking healthy and vibrant all summer long.

Plant of the Week

A much-loved summer plant with stunning fragrances. With an array of beautiful colours and varieties available.


The Sowers Guide

Find out what Ryan, our Gardening and Wildlife Manager recommends to sow this month!

The Chelsea Flower Show 2024

Our team is brimming with fresh ideas and inspiration after their annual trip to Chelsea Flower Show in May. Ryan, Ash, Louise and Sam had a fabulous time at the event.

Put Wildlife at the Heart of Your Garden

There are so many innovative ways you can make your garden a more welcoming and safe environment for birds and wildlife to thrive.

Lawn Care

Temperatures are finally starting to rise, the days are getting longer and barbecue season is on its way! Now is the time to get your garden ready for the sunny days ahead. The first job to tackle is the lawn which is most likely looking a little worse for wear after a long winter.

Sensory Room

The team have been hard at work beautifully designing a Sensory Room that promises to captivate and stimulate the senses to inspire you to recreate in your own garden.

Coastal Room

Living by the coast in places like Blackpool, Morecambe, and Lytham St Annes offers stunning landscapes and a unique climate, but it can also present gardening challenges. We can help!

Create a Pond Container

The next addition of Will’s Wisdoms is how to create a pond container! A great addition to any garden.

Strawberry Planting

Discover the joy of strawberry planting at Barton Grange Garden Centre! Learn expert tips and tricks for cultivating delicious strawberries in your own garden. Explore our selection of premium strawberry varieties and start your berry-growing adventure today!

Growing Tomatoes...Made Easier!

Unlock the secrets to growing perfect tomatoes! Explore expert tips, step-by-step guides, and best practices for cultivating delicious, juicy tomatoes in your own garden.

Low Maintenance Planting

If you’re new to gardening or want to introduce plants that require very little maintenance to your outdoor space, then an Alpine bowl is a good place to start.

Plant Your Own Herb Planter

Elevate your garden with our DIY Herb Planter guide. Discover creative tips and step-by-step instructions to craft a stunning planter tailored for your garden.

Italian Trees

We are committed to bringing you trees and plants of the highest standard. For this reason, all of our large trees from Italy are hand picked by our Plant Area Manager Will Clark.

Potato Planting

The word is out – our potato packs have landed in our Greenhouse Plant Area, and our Plant Area Manager, Will, has some straightforward tips for getting those potatoes in the ground this March.

National Children’s Gardening Week 2024!

Garden with your little ones for National Children’s Gardening Week! Visit us for tools, seeds, projects, and events for budding gardeners.

How to Plant a Tree!

Follow our tree planting guide from our Plant Expert Will. Learn step-by-step techniques, expert tips, and essential practices for ensuring successful tree growth in your garden or landscape.

Grow Potatoes in Time for Christmas

Nothing beats the taste of home-grown new potatoes with your turkey. Growing spuds is easy and rewarding, and if you plants now, you’ll have potatoes ready to lift during the festive season.

Chelsea Flower Show Takeaways

Chelsea Flower Show returned from 23rd to 27th May and a group of Barton Grange staff enjoyed a great day at the iconic event. Overflowing with dazzling plants and inspirational gardens, here are some ideas that you can recreate at home.

The Primrose Festival

We are celebrating one of spring’s most joyful flowers at our annual Primrose Festival on February 3rd to March 4th 2024.