Kershaw's Garden Centre Blog

Kershaws Summer Show

May 21st, 2016

We are having a summer show… …and you are invited to enter and to come along and enjoy the fun!

Cultivation Street

May 21st, 2016

  We are delighted to be a Cultivation Street Ambassador Garden Centre.

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 […]

National Children’s Gardening Week

May 9th, 2015

We are delighted to be supporting the very first National Children’s Gardening Week Date 10am-12noon 2-3.30pm Sat 23rd , Sun 24th Mon 25th Plant and explore with Charlie Carrot Sunflowers & Runner Beans Plant and explore with Charlie Carrot Sunflowers & Runner Beans Tues 26th Paint a Pot Plant a Pot Wed 27th Cane Toppers […]

Potato Competition – ENTRY FORM

January 31st, 2015

Simply Fill out this entry form and drop it in to the Garden Centre Name___________________________________________ Address_________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ Phone No_______________________________________   School/Allotment________________________________ Email___________________________________________ (We will email you nearer the entry date to remind you to bring your entry) Class entered – please circle Remember you can enter class 2  even if you don’t manage to […]

How to grow potatoes…

January 31st, 2015

 Equipment you will need • Seed potatoes • 1 x egg box • 1 x plastic bucket or grow in beds in your garden or in potato bags • Compost or soil Instructions  Step 1 Put your seed potatoes into an open egg box with the sprouts facing up.   Place on a windowsill for […]

Potato Growing Competition 2015

January 30th, 2015

A great opportunity for children and adults, new and experienced gardeners alike, to have a go at growing and showing potatoes in a fun and informal competition. Potatoes can be grown in the ground, raised beds or in pots and containers (or a bucket if you wish to enter class 3), so you don’t need […]

This weekend at KERSHAWS…

January 30th, 2015

We are holding our potato festival! At Kershaws we LOVE potatoes, after all they can be roasted, mashed, chipped or baked and are a real summer treat when freshly dug and lightly boiled with mint. We are holding a Potato Weekend on Saturday 31st Jan and Sunday 1st February where you can come along and […]

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… [youtube=]

Gardening is even better for you than we thought!

September 26th, 2014

We stumbled across this interesting infographic on the What Shed? website. It would seem us gardeners are a healthy lot. For instance, did you know that gardening could reduce the risk of hart attack or stroke by as much as 27%. It could also reduce your chance of obesity by as much as 62% Just click […]