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Welcome to Conkers

Conkers Garden Centre in Basingstoke opened its doors in 1987. Trading from a much smaller building, it has over the past 30 years grown into a large, modern business, with a busy tea room and lots of interesting stock and plants. 

Boosting daffodil flowering

If some of your daffodil clumps haven't flowered as well this year, chances are they're getting a little overcrowded. Carefully dig up the whole clump and split it into smaller groups of three or four bulbs each, then replant in new spots in the garden, enriching the soil first with plenty of well-rotted farmyard manure to get them off to a good start: you should have them flowering again from next year onwards.

Looking after garden birds

Birds are often a mixed blessing in the garden: they'll swipe your berries, but while they're at it they'll also strip aphids from your roses, eat small slugs and hoover up caterpillars too. On the whole, they do far more good than harm: and besides, they're lovely to watch as they flit around…

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King of the grill!

Dad's BBQ Drinking Jars - new summer promotion

£1.99 each or buy 4 for £7!

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