This weekend

We’ve got a lot going on this weekend with our Poultry Centre open day and the exclusive launch of the new Omlet Go-UP. Come and speak to representatives of Nettex, Brinsea, Heygates Food and Global Herbs or one of our team for any help and advice you need on Poultry.

We’ve also got our Easter Hunt – explore the Garden Centre and find all the Easter pictures and get a chocolate treat at the end.

In stock we have literally thousands of gorgeous flowers and plants ready for the sun – the place really is looking full. The Cafe team are preparing for a really busy weekend too – lots of delicious cakes and Easter treats ready to tingle your taste buds.

Plant of the Month – April

Our Plant of the month this month is the delicious Grafted Tomato Plant from Suttons –

Growing your own veg is great fun and really satisfying. It’s such a good feeling sitting down to your meal knowing you grew the food on your plate. And in my opinion there’s very little better than a ripe plump tomato. New to the domestic market are grafted vegetables which are bred for increased vigour and improved performance and then grafter for up to 75% more fruit. As a result grafted vegetables are the new craze in grow your own. One of our favourites is Suttons “F1 Sweet Petit” – a vigorous growing cherry tomato plant producing deliciously sweet and tasty tomatoes, great for salads and snacks. They are ideally grown in a greenhouse (in April-May) but can be planted outside once the weather is sunny (June-July). Give our team a call if you want any info about growing you own veg or about grafted tomatoes in particular.

Ashley Warren

Ashley Warren has lived and loved horticulture and agriculture all his life; he had his first greenhouse at the age of 10 and his first cow when he was 16. He started landscaping in 1984 mainly in Milton Keynes and then all over the country. He moved to Daventry Road Farmhouse in 1987 and has developed Bell Plantation Garden Centre in Towcester, Northants over the last 30 years.

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