The Secret Garden Blog

What’s in store and gardening news

Blooming Marvellous March 2021

Blooming Marvellous March 2021

Spring has sprung at the Secret Garden centre. As the days and nights warm up more and more plants are becoming available and spring flowers are now starting to bloom. Now is the perfect time to inject some colour into pots, window boxes and the border. Vegetable...

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Vegetables to start growing now! February 2021

Vegetables to start growing now! February 2021

Onion sets, Garlic, Shallots and seed Potatoes Onions Onions prefer a sunny, sheltered site in free draining soil. Plant onions sets (young onions)  10 - 12cm apart in rows 30cm apart. Gently push the sets into soft, well-worked soil so that the tip is just showing,...

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OUT with Christmas IN with plants! January 2021

OUT with Christmas IN with plants! January 2021

Christmas has been erased and now the shop has been transformed into a rain forest once again. We have a hugely varied range of houseplants to suit most locations of the home and bugets. Plants such as ferns, spider plants, snake plants and Zamioculcus are ideal for...

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Summer flowering bulbs are now in stock!  January 2021

Summer flowering bulbs are now in stock! January 2021

Summer flowering bulbs and tubers are now in stock. We have a colourful selection of Dahlias, Canna lilies, Begonias, Gladioli, Calla lilies and more from just £3.25 per pack. Get them planted by spring either in the garden or in pots for summer long colour in the...

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Lets get seed sowing! January 2021

Lets get seed sowing! January 2021

Seed sowing season has begun so we now have a varied selection of seeds in stock and everything you need to get started. Fanchi seeds of Italy are our favorite brand of seeds. Great germination rates and delicious Italian varieties. 'We specialise in Italy from the...

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In stock and looking good December 2020

In stock and looking good December 2020

We have lots of festive bits in stock! We have a good choice of wreaths and mistletoe. Lots of Hyacinths in decorative pots which will scent the home beautifully as well as make a lovely gift. A large selection of Indoor pots and indoor plants. Christmas tree...

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Christmas trees NOW SOLD OUT December 2020

Christmas trees NOW SOLD OUT December 2020

Sorry all SOLD OUT!   Christmas is fast approaching and everyone at the garden centre is busy ensuring we have everything you need for a great Christmas. If your Child goes to Paxton primary school, look out for our Christmas leaflet in their book bag. Just like...

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Plants for the autumn

Plants for the autumn

Autumn has arrived at The Secret Garden Centre so you can now find plants such as autumn and winter flowering Pansies and Violas, Cyclamen and Calluna (Heather). Now is a great time to choose a Japanese maple to go in a pot or to plant in the border. They will soon be...

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Spring flowering BULBS now in stock!

Spring flowering BULBS now in stock!

It is that time of year again when you have to start planning what you would like to do in the garden next year. Spring flowering bulbs are arriving this week and should be planted before the winter. Bulbs are a great way to fill up a large area for spring for a low...

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