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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...

New stock of Spring & Summer bedding

New stock of Spring & Summer bedding

Spring is abound in the leafy wander-ways of Bumbles! We are bursting at the seams with new Spring and Summer bedding with a huge range of colours and varieties in stock. To name but a few, we have Gerberas, Night Sky Petunia, Osteospermum "African Daisy" and Petunias...

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...

April Planting Plans

April Planting Plans

Wondering which flowers to sow in April? Seed sowing is at its height this month, as most of the summer bedding plants can now be sown. Indoors, flowers to sow in April include half-hardy annuals such as ageratum, impatiens (busy lizzie), cosmea, gazania, petunia,...

Native UK Orchids

Native UK Orchids

And now for something seriously exciting! These rare and hard-to-find wild native orchids are now available in-store at Bumbles. We battled to find them but have managed to source a few varieties through a local supplier, but once they’re gone, they’re gone so don’t...

Aubrieta deltoidea

Aubrieta deltoidea

Aubrieta (Aubrieta deltoidea) is one of the earliest bloomers in spring. With darling little purple flowers and dainty leaves, Aubrieta will scramble over rocks and other inorganic items, covering them with colour and magic. They’re hardy, drought-tolerant and...

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