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.
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!
Natural planting using swathes of gently-swaying grasses shot through with drifts of tall, open perennials to mimic the wild look of the American prairie lands caught the imagination of gardeners across Europe in the 1990s, and it's been going strong ever since - you can see some fabulous exam…Read more »
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- What to do in the garden in July: 7 July 2015
- Hang yellow sticky traps among greenhouse plants 3 July 2015
- The Hampton Court Flower Show celebrates its 25th birthday this week 30 June 2015
- Cut back geraniums which have finished flowering 26 June 2015
- Set up an automatic watering system 23 June 2015
Plant of the Week: Salvia
elegant, eye-catching lovelies you can't get enough of them. As well as packing borders with sturdy perennial salvias, fill containers to overflowing with Mexican sages, the showiest of the family.
Growing these exotic beauties in containers makes sense, as they don't cope well with cold and damp, so you can move them indoors over winter to protect them and keep them going for many years to come. Try 'Amistad', in a gorgeous maroon, 'Cambridge Blue' in translucent blue, or 'Black and Blue' for a touch of sultry indigo.
Large clumps of bearded and rhizome iris can be lifted and divided now. Ift the clump and cut off small, healthy, young pieces that each have; eaves attached. Pull off dead foliage, then use a knife to reduce the long leaves by half. Replant the small pieces 6in (15cm) apart in a sunny spot.