Whitehall Garden Centres Blog

Welcome to Whitehall Garden Centres Blog. We aim to provide you with hints, tips, information and advice on all aspects of gardening! It is a chance for you to ask us questions and to read our blog posts about what you should be doing in your garden each month.

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Garden Furniture at Whitehall...

Our garden furniture range 2010 is now in full swing! Come and visit our showrooms at Lacock and Whitchurch to see what we have to offer.
We have many introductory promotions on summer BBQ’s, bistro sets, cast iron sets, weave sets and wooden garden furniture sets.

We have a large range of our garden furniture on our online store, click here to visit >>>

If you would like to give us a call for more information on all of our garden furniture, please give us a call on 01249 730 204.

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Easter Whitehall Garden Centre

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Mothers day at Whitehall

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th March 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come along and make a spring planted arrangement for your mother this weekend. Each child leaves with the arrangement they have personally made especially for their ‘mum’. Everyone is welcome to join our workshops throughout the day where we will supply all equipment and materials for a fee of £4.99.

Fore more information on our talks & events, please visit > http://www.whitehallgardencentre.co.uk/talks-demos.php

Friday, 15 January 2010

January Checklist

January at a glance

Around the garden:
-Ensure that birds have plenty of high energy food and water
-Continue with digging when soil conditions allow
-Cover the ground to keep out the wet
-Protect the plants that are vulnerable to wind and cold
-Aerate lawns to improve drainage
-Keep a small area of the pond free from ice to help keep the pond oxygenated
-Don’t let winter germinating plants take over

Trees, Shrubs & Climbers:

-Refirm newly planted trees and shrubs if raised by the frost
-Brush snow off trees and shrubs so that the branches do not break
-Check the supports of trees and shrubs
-Plant deciduous hedging
-Prune trees and shrubs to shape
-Prune wisteria and other vigorous climbers

Flowering plants:

-Clear damp leaves from the crown of plants
-Check forced bulbs for growth
-Sow sweet peas under cover

Kitchen garden:

-Chit early potatoes
-Protect fruit trees from bird damage
-Continue planting and winter-pruning of fruit
-Force rhubarb

*Last chance to…… Protect container plants from freezing

*Get ahead….. Send the lawnmower off for servicing

Thursday, 31 December 2009

Happy New Year!

At Whitehall Garden Centre we trust that you had a wonderful year and Christmas. We would also like to take this opportunity wish you all the best in 2010!

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Father Christmas!!

Father Christmas is in his Whitehall grotto right up until 24th December! Come along and visit him and his Reindeer's Snowflake and Moonbeam.

Decembers Gardening Tips

-Feed birds in the cold weather and do not allow ponds to freeze over.
-Shake snow off of trees if required
-Bring Bay trees under cover to shield them from the cold.
-Shred prunings from plants, fruit trees and bushes.
-Protect plants and pots from frost damage.
-Insulate garden taps and exposed pipes
-Bring in Christmas bulbs for flowering.