Welcome to Norton Garden Centre
Welcome to Norton Garden Centre, a family owned and run independent garden centre. Come and see us for a great selection of seasonal plants, gardening products, gifts and furniture, as well as trained and friendly staff who are always on hand to help. We hope to see you soon.
Some combinations of plants just work well together. Tomatoes and basil, for example: not only do they look good, they make a perfect partnership in the cooking pot too.
But there are some combinations that go beyond looking (or tasting) good. Companion planting uses features of one pla…Read more
- Install raised beds 24 February 2017
- Prune summer flowering clematis now 22 February 2017
- The Royal Horticultural Society needs your help 20 February 2017
- Over 80 gardens around the country are opening for the National Gardens Scheme Snowdrop Festival 17 February 2017
- The nation’s favourite summer bedding plants have been named 15 February 2017
Keep mint within bounds
Always plant mint in a container as it's a rampant spreader which will rapidly swamp your herb garden. You can always sink it, pot and all, into the soil to make it look more natural growing among your other herbs. There are plenty of varieties to choose from: peppermint makes wonderful tea, while pineapple mint is prettily variegated.
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Plant of the Week: Roses
‘A rose by any other name would smell as sweet’, said the Bard, and whatever name they go by roses undeniably take the prize for the most delicious scent in the garden. Perfume adds yet another dimension to a flower already blessed with perfect petals in a kaleidoscope of romantic colours.
Since it’s prime rose-planting time right now you’ve got the perfect excuse to add to your collection. From palest pink climber ‘Madame Alfred Carriere’ to swoon-inducing Bourbon rose ‘Madame Isaac Pereire’, there are dozens of roses which major on scent – so fill your garden with sweet, spicy perfume this summer!