springplanting

Welcome to Spring!

Welcome to Spring!

Our plant area is coming more and more into life everyday as our wonderful plants begin and continue to wake up and show off their wonderful unique colours and style for us all to enjoy. Celebrate the start of Spring with Bumbles! 

Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Camellias galore!

Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Camellias galore!

Rhododendrons! Azaleas! Camellias! Today we’ve filled our tunnel with a huge range of exciting new ericaceous soil loving plants. Explore our new collection in our plant area now all full of flower buds and ready to burst into colour this spring.    ...

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...

Exochorda ‘The Bride’

Exochorda ‘The Bride’

This exquisite Exochorda ‘The Bride’ is a large, sprawling shrub that grows 8-15 feet tall and a bit more around the waist. They are happiest in a sunny or partly shaded border where they jump to the front in early spring, flower and then modestly retire to the...

Bespoke Hanging Baskets

Bespoke Hanging Baskets

Spring is all about colour and fragrance, and we will once again be offering our ever-popular hanging basket service to make sure Spring reaches every corner of your home! As usual, Timmy will be making up our beautiful bespoke hanging baskets. Timmy’s reputation for...

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...

Early Season Hebes

Early Season Hebes

We have a fantastic selection of early-season Hebes now in-store, with a great range of new and old favourites available ready for the garden, a well trusted must-have for any garden. Originally grown for their abundant flowers and undemanding nature, Hebes are now...

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