Kershaw's Garden Centre Blog

Beavers Scouts Plant Space Seeds at Kershaw’s

May 21st, 2016

The RHS Campaign for School Gardening has partnered with the UK Space Agency to embark on an ‘out of this world’ educational project. The project, Rocket Science, will give around half a million UK children the chance to learn how science in space contributes to our knowledge of life on earth, using the invaluable expertise of the European […]

Meet Saxifrage Touran Large White

May 13th, 2015

Have we introduced you to Saxifrage Touran Large White #takemehomeandloveme

Blizzards of blossom

May 12th, 2015

Here at Kershaws Garden Centre we love blossom, in fact we love flowers, in fact we have a little bit of a plant addiction. Today we are loving  Prunus Ko Jo No Mai  (in stock and flowering now) Prunus Snowshowers & Prunus Cheals Weeping are also looking rather lovely as well!

We do Sunflowers!

April 27th, 2015

We have gone Sunflower crazy! Which ones would you like to grow?

2015 is the year of the sunflower!

April 26th, 2015

Fantastic, Easy, Fun, Bright and great fun to grow, Sunflowers have it all. Sunflowers are easy to grow and with masses of magnificent flowers that last for weeks on end. Their huge sunny faces appeal to all ages, but there is far more to these spectacular plants than meets the eye. These summer beauties are great […]

Did you see us on TV?

January 29th, 2015

On Monday of this week we welcomed Look North into our Plantaria. Here is the result…

Create a wild bird corner in your garden…

October 14th, 2014

Autumn is the perfect time to plant trees and shrubs in pots and in the garden. We have just created a display of plants that are bird friendly… So why not create a wild bird corner to your garden?

Welcome a hedgehog or an owl into your garden

October 13th, 2014

We just love these autumn planted arrangements, which will look fantastic all winter, and then in the spring the heathers will burst into flower to welcome the sun back again. As well as being a cute addition to any patio that make great gift ideas. Do you love anyone enough to give them a flowering […]

Dianthus barbatus “Super Parfait Raspberry”

July 18th, 2014

This very pretty Dianthus is one of a series called Super Parfait. This bee friendly plant is perfect for growing in borders and on containers. Often grown as an annual, it can overwinter and regrow a second or third year, (even with our Brighouse climate) it has the prettiest pink flowers with dark red eyes […]

Lavender ‘Willow Vale’

July 14th, 2014

Willow Vale is one of the best French Lavenders, which look wonderful with their exotic flowers, which have a little tuft of colour at the ends. These are easy to grow, they love a sunny spot and can be very lightly pruned after flowering. They make wonderful informal hedges…