springplanting

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 colours at Bumbles

Spring colours at Bumbles

Spring is here and Bumbles is alive with colour! We've had a busy week here at bumbles as we start to fill our plant area, front benches and displays with new, exciting and fresh plants and early spring bedding colour including Osteospermum’s, Geranium Pulsar,...

Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Camellias galore!

Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Camellias galore!

Check out our new delivery of Azaleas, Camellias and Rhododendrons from our suppliers who have been passionately growing for over 20 years. We have Rhododendrons in all sizes to suit any kind of garden - from dwarf, small, medium to large; look out for the special...

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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