Welcome to Ashtead Park Garden Centre
Whether you are looking for a specific plant, ideas and inspiration, the tools for the job, or even a beautiful and unusual gift, we can help. We offer a huge range of quality plants and products for your garden, many of them just a bit different or special - like us (we are independent)!
Summer Pack Bedding
3 for £10 on selected bedding packs
Pinch out tomatoes
Pinch out the tops of tomatoes once they reach the greenhouse roof, removing the stem to just above the topmost pair of leaves. This concentrates the plant's energy on ripening tomatoes rather than producing more growth skywards. Keep removing sideshoots, too, snapping them from the joint between stem and leaf.
Birds are often a mixed blessing in the garden: they'll swipe your berries, but while they're at it they'll also strip aphids from your roses, eat small slugs and hoover up caterpillars too. On the whole, they do far more good than harm: and besides, they're lovely to watch as th…Read more