Happy New Year & a huge warm WELCOME to Conkers!
The Garden Centre is open, with Covid restrictions in place. We do have a one way system through the store and at busy times we do need to limit numbers. Unfortunately the Riverbank Tearoom is currently closed. Please note that our toilets are also closed.
Sadly dogs are not allowed whilst we are in a restricted position.
For click & collect and local deliveries, please visit our webshop at shop.conkersgc.co.uk
Please see below for our current opening hours.
Monday09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday09:00 - 17:30
Thursday09:00 - 17:30
Friday09:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 17:30
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
CLOSED: EASTER SUNDAY
It's vital that you clean bird tables, feeders and baths before refilling them for winter. Use hot, soapy water and a stiff brush, and wear goggles and rubber gloves. Rinse well with clean water before drying. An insect house is a great way to attract beneficial insects to your garden. Most 'bug boxes' contain hollow stems in which insects such as bees, lacewings and ladybirds will be happy to hibernate. Install in a sheltered location that is exposed to the morning sun.
The record for the biggest pumpkin in the world is a holy grail for giant vegetable growers: these days you need a forklift truck just to get your pumpkin to the showground for weighing.
Most of us can't manage pumpkins quite that big, but it's fun to see how big a monster you can manage…Read more