Welcome to Iron Acton Garden Centre

Welcome to Iron Acton Garden Centre, a family owned and run independent garden centre. Come and see us for a great selection of seasonal plants, gardening products, gifts and furniture, as well as trained and friendly staff who are always on hand to help. We hope to see you soon.

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Outdoor Living 2014

A new brochure with new offers.

This brochure is valid from 28 Feb 2014 until 31 Dec 2014.

Allotment Sue

Allotment Sue brings you regular updates on her journey to self-sufficiency.  Share her experiences as she tackles the ups and downs of growing her own fruit, veg, flowers and herbs as well as coping with the challenges of erratic weather, invasive weeds and peckish birds!

Read Latest Blog - Monday 14th July

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Five easy veg

When you're starting out with your new veg garden and trying to decide what to grow first, the sheer variety of vegetables that opens up to you when you grow your own can be bewildering. You'll find so many different types in our garden centre in South Gloucestershire, from artichokes to zucch…

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Give wildlife a drink

Put out a tray of water in warm weather and you'll find a host of wild creatures appreciate it to the full, from birds wanting a drink and a bath, to bats and hedgehogs looking for a watering hole at dusk. Even bees need to drink, so make sure it's kept topped up at all times.

Whitefurze Garden Kneeler

Soft padded area which adds comfort but takes the strain out of doing those garden jobs…

Valid until 31 July 2014
From £ 14.99
£ 11.99
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Plant of the Week: Ornamental grasses

Plant of the Week: Ornamental grasses

Graceful, elegant and imposing in the garden, grasses are a must-have in the garden. They're the perfect setting for other perennials, then from late summer send up spectacular plumes which add a magical touch to the winter garden when rimed with frost.

They're very low-maintenance, too. Evergreen grasses just need a comb through with your fingers in spring to remove dead thatch: these include Stipa gigantea with graceful oat-like flowerheads and Anemanthele lessoniana which turns orange, yellow and red in autumn. At the same time, prune deciduous types like tall, airy Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' and Deschampsia cespitosa to the ground to give new shoots room to grow.