Open today from 10:00 until 16:00

WELCOME.

Hello & Welcome to Conkers!

 

Please note, dogs are no longer allowed in store or in the tea room (except for assistance dogs). Sadly there were too many incidents of dogs messing or misbehaving, apologies for any inconvenience caused.

 

See below for our normal opening hours, or follow the ‘About Us’ link above for further information regarding Conkers Garden Centre, HTA Gift Cards and The Riverbank Tea Room.

Opening hours

  • Monday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Thursday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Friday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Saturday
    09:00 - 17:30
  • Sunday
    10:00 - 16:00

Wildlife

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.

Small garden trees

No garden should be without a tree: they add height, structure and a feeling of permanence and timelessness. But if you have a small garden in Basingstoke, it's hard to imagine shoehorning in a tree as well.

Well: that depends on what kind of tree it is. Of course if you plant large trees…

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