Kershaw's Garden Centre Blog

Grow Your own Saffron

August 28th, 2018

Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world and comes from the three long deep red stigmas of the autumn flowering Crocus sativus.   Saffron is grown commercially for food colouring and flavouring.   It flowers in October and November with large lilac flowers with distinctive purple veins.  Plant the bulbs in August or September […]

Sensational Salvias

June 23rd, 2018

Salvias are commonly referred to as sage, including  Salvia officinalis (common sage) which is widely used in cooking.  Salvias really earn their keep in the garden with a great range of colour and form which makes them indispensable border plants. Their are long lasting and attract butterflies and pollinators, which is always good for the […]

Dramatic Dahlia

June 13th, 2018

If you are looking for bold and dramatic this is the plant for you.  Dahlia are a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico. There is a diverse choice of dazzling colours and a range of stunning form, from single to pompom to cactus to ball and many more.  Dahlias are one […]

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!

#34 Heritage Pots, the perfect gift for any gardener…

November 14th, 2014

These hand finished British designed classic garden planters are crafted by skilled potters to bring style, beauty and craftsmanship to any patio or garden setting. They are the perfect thoughtful gift for any gardener… They are also just one of hundreds go gift ideas for Christmas at our Brighouse Garden Centre.

Perfect plant gifts

September 13th, 2014

If you are looking for the perfect plant or garden based gift in the Brighouse area then how about one of our planted containers? We have a great range of planted containers, houseplants and gifts for the plant lover in your life…

Autumn in a basket

September 12th, 2014

Treat yourself to some autumn colour, we have a fabulous range of planted autumn arrangements to enjoy of to give as presents.