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.
Prune summer-fruiting raspberries
Prune summer-fruiting raspberries once you've picked your last deliciously juicy berry. Snip out the fruited canes right down to the ground, then tie in this year's new growth to supports. Space the new canes evenly around 10cm apart to give them plenty of room to grow.
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