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.
Top up mulches
Top up your mulches with more well-rotted manure, chipped bark or compost: it's an excellent way of reducing water loss from the soil. Make sure the ground is damp first, though, or rain will take a long time to get through.
Canny vegetable gardeners start thinking about what to grow next winter as soon as the last one is finished. Take time out from the spring rush to think about what you'll grow in the coldest months of the year and you'll reap the rewards in fat cabbages, nutty…Read more