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.
Enjoy Brussels sprouts tops
Cut the cabbagey top growth off your Brussels sprouts plants so the plant concentrates on swelling the sprouts more evenly, ensuring they're all ready to pick at the same time. You can eat the sprout tops steamed whole for a scrumptious accompaniment to casseroles, too.
Most gardens have a shady spot: a north-facing wall, perhaps, or under a tree, or in the shadow of a nearby building. Learn to love your shade: you'll find a world of new plants opens up, and you get a cool, pleasant nook to sit out of the heat of the day: perfect for enjoying an iced drink afte…Read more