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February new arrivals

February new arrivals

After a busy time of new arrivals last week, Will took a walk around the garden centre this week in some beautiful February sunshine to pick out some of our current favourites in store. Starting with the arrival of our small plants for small spaces range, which...

Spring & Summer bedding restock and much more!

Spring & Summer bedding restock and much more!

Another busy and great day here at Bumbles, it is always such a lovely sight and feeling to have the sun shining and to see so many of our customers happily browsing, shopping and enjoying the weather and all that we have on offer this week. The arrival of more spring...

New additions to perennials now in!

New additions to perennials now in!

New additions and fresh stock has arrived on to our plant area perennial benches. Our ever expanding A-Z of perennials is full of firm garden favourites as well as new varieties and limited special lines. Unlike their short-lived counterparts, perennials are typically...

Pansies and Violas

Pansies and Violas

One of nature’s gifts to us in winter is the sweet, fragrant faces of pansies and violas. These gorgeous little plants really take a bite out of the cold, but be sure to plant them before the Autumn chill sets in! These happy little bedding plants can survive light...

20% off Hebes

20% off Hebes

Hebes are excellent in shrub borders and used as ground cover or low-growing hedging. They are relatively low maintenance too! Hebes flower over a long period - all year round in mild regions - with flower colours including pink, blue and white. They can be an...

Happy World Bee day!

Happy World Bee day!

Bees are integral to the preservation of ecological balance and biodiversity in nature. They provide one of the most recognisable ecosystem services, i.e. pollination, which is what makes food production possible. By so doing, they protect and maintain ecosystems as...

All about Salvias

All about Salvias

Perennial Salvias are mainstays of the midsummer garden border, blooming from May through to October. Planted in the spring, these aromatic beauties are great for cutting. They are loved by bees and butterflies—plus and drought-tolerant! Salvias are a favourite of our...

Top tips for growing radishes

Top tips for growing radishes

Did you know radishes are one of the easiest (and quickest!) vegetables to grow? Here are our top Radish recommendations: Choose a sunny spot with well-draining soil. Sow the seeds 2cm apart and cover with 1cm of soil. Water well and within 4-6 days, seedlings will...

Natural ways to keep garden bugs at bay!

Natural ways to keep garden bugs at bay!

There is no escaping it. Even the keenest of gardeners will at some point face an onslaught of bugs, critters and creepy-crawlies. And while some are seemingly harmless and almost friendly, some seem intent on destroying your hard green fingered work in their...

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