Kershaw's Garden Centre Blog

Gargrave Open Gardens 2019

May 11th, 2019

With live musicians, art in the gardens and delicious home-made food at the Village Hall. This year’s much-loved community event will be held on Saturday 15th June from 11am to 5pm. A variety of Gargrave’s garden gems will be on show, alongside live music and art in gardens and other venues throughout the beautiful Yorkshire Dales […]

The story of ‘Oggie’ the Robot Composter and his adventures at Chelsea Flower Show

May 21st, 2018

The story ‘Oggie’ our very own Robot Composter There is great excitement at Kershaws at the moment, as we prepare to take ‘Oggie’ our composting creation on an outing – to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018. ‘Oggie’ is our entry for an inter Garden Centre competition… And we would like you to meet him… […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#63 Sweetie Pie

December 22nd, 2014

These fabulous hair accessories have just arrived. Costing from £1.99 they are great value and make great stocking fillers… These are just a few of the wonderful accessories available in the Toy Store at Kershaws Garden Centre, Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

Santas Grotto – Sneak Preview

November 17th, 2014

Jingle and Jangle have been working their magic to get everything ready for Santa’s arrival on Saturday 22nd November, thats THIS SATURDAY! We think Santa will LOVE his new Grotto! What do you think?  

Its our 150th Birthday this weekend…

July 31st, 2014

…and you are invited to our party. Here is what we have planned for our birthday celebration weekend, which is being held right here in the Garden Centre all weekend. 150th Birthday Party- what’s on – Saturday 2nd August  10 am Official Opening of the party 11- 4pm Blackpool Donkeys Top Car Park (£2, tickets Available in the Garden […]

The Donkeys will be here this weekend – for our birthday party!

July 29th, 2014

Blackpool Donkeys  visit  confirmed Birthday Party on 2nd and 3rd August We are delighted to be able to confirm that  Mark Inison & his donkeys will swap the golden sands of Blackpool for the green grass of Brighouse to help Kershaw’s Garden Centre celebrate their 150th birthday and raise money for Overgate Hospice. Mark’s donkeys are no strangers to fame […]

Do you want to encourage more bees to your garden?

July 19th, 2014

Have you seen the new Bees Needs website, which is being hosted by the Wildlife Trusts for DEFRA. It contains some very useful information including a straight forward five things we can do to help pollinators as gardeners. There is also an excellent video to explain the problem. Click on the image below to visit […]