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.
Let forget-me-nots set seed after they finish flowering so you've got a new generation of plants to give you that wonderful powder-blue display next spring. Add some new plants in different colours to ring the changes: buy in new plants of varieties with pink and white flowers and you'll set off your blue ones a treat.
Once you've started making your own herbal teas, you'll be spoilt for tasteless teabags forever. Fresh herbal tea doesn't take any longer to make than a bag in a cup: just pick yourself a generous sprig from the herbs growing just outside the back door, dunk in a mug of boiling water and leave…Read more