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Decorate with plants

Decorate with plants Just by adding a few house plants to your home will make a real difference. They are a great way to naturally filter the air which has a big benefit to your health. They also look fab. Our House Plant department is one of the most inspirational around and we [...]

Decorate with plants2019-01-02T13:59:17+00:00

How to plant pots and containers

Thanks to our friends over at https://www.gardenhealth.com for this great guide. A container garden can be great if you haven’t got much space for a full border in your garden or just for brightening up a dull space. Different looks can be created by using a variety of plants and colours. You can even [...]

How to plant pots and containers2018-05-03T09:43:07+00:00

Daffodils: How to grow

Spring Flowering Bulbs Daffodils are classic spring flowering bulbs and add the first blooms of colour in your garden after a long, cold winter. The bulbs are relatively cheap to buy and are available in lots of varieties, from small and delicate, to large and cheerful. Add bulbs to your garden this autumn [...]

Daffodils: How to grow2017-09-08T09:55:59+00:00

The Cherry Tree

Blake's Food Hall Proud to be working with The Cherry Tree. The Cherry Tree is a family-run fine food producer, based in the West Country. Since 1997 they have been dedicated to producing the highest quality Pickles, Chutneys and Preserves for you to indulge in and enjoy. We are proud that their products are [...]

The Cherry Tree2017-05-19T18:02:18+00:00

Hanging Baskets

Hanging baskets can add colour and excitement to any garden no matter how big or small. Our plant experts at St Peters Garden Centre have created a simple guide with everything you need to make yours stand out this season. THRILLER This plant is the main attraction in the basket/pot [...]

Hanging Baskets2017-05-19T08:50:34+00:00

Pershore Brewery

Blake's Food Hall Proud to be supplying Pershore Brewery Ales. Head Brewer and Co-Owner Sean Barnett’s love of brewing started many years ago, whilst sampling ales at the local establishment. From here, he decided to take a brewing course to understand the technical side of mashing and hoping! Sean spent many hours at weekends perfecting [...]

Pershore Brewery2017-05-19T08:50:34+00:00

Plant of the week Salvia greggii Salmon Dance

Salvia greggii ‘Salmon Dance’ A delightful, compact growing cottage perennial with salmon/pink flowers produced from June to the end of summer. Will grow to 30cm tall & 30cm wide making it ideal for growing in containers on the patio or towards the front of a border with other mixed cottage garden plants.  Position in [...]

Plant of the week Salvia greggii Salmon Dance2017-05-19T08:50:36+00:00

How to become an award winning garden designer in a year

I had been working in the world of IT for the past 20 years but needed to follow my creative passion for colour, I was unsure where to start and how to change career direction.  So I enrolled at Pershore College of Horticulture and studied RHS in Horticulture part time for two years, just as [...]

How to become an award winning garden designer in a year2017-05-19T08:50:36+00:00

St Peter’s Garden Centre supports The Royal British Legion and donates £6000 to the Poppy Appeal

The Royal British Legion spends over £1.7 million each week on vital welfare work needed by the beneficiaries from the Armed Forces family. Nick Martin, Community Fundraiser for the Poppy Appeal in Worcestershire said, “Although the Poppy Appeal raises millions of pounds during Remembrance tide, the increasing numbers of welfare cases and in the increased [...]

St Peter’s Garden Centre supports The Royal British Legion and donates £6000 to the Poppy Appeal2017-05-19T08:50:36+00:00

Sammy’s Birdbox

Back in February we held a 'Decorate a Birdbox' event at the garden centre. One of our regular customers came in with her grandson 'Sammy'. Young Sammy decorated his birdbox a lovely yellow and blue colour. The birds obviously loved his birdbox because it is now home to a nest of young chicks. [...]

Sammy’s Birdbox2017-05-19T08:50:37+00:00