Welcome to Norton Garden Centre
Welcome to Norton Garden Centre, a family owned and run business since 2003. Located just to the north of Gloucester on the A38, we take pride in offering you the best customer service together with great value products. Not only will you find all your gardening needs under one roof, we also have a lovely coffee shop for you to relax in and enjoy some home cooked fayre. We hope to see you soon.
Gardener's Club Voucher Offers for April
Leaving soil bare to the elements for any length of time is a recipe for disaster. Soil structure is a delicate thing, and if it's pounded into a hard cap by relentless rain, baked by the sun and then colonised by tough, hard-to-eradicate weeds it's no wonder you struggle to get anything to gr…Read more »
Many of our most popular summer vegetables can be sown directly outdoors from now onwards. They include broad beans, beetroot, broccoli, carrots, lettuce, spring onions, peas, radish, rocket, spinach, Swiss chard and turnips.
Plant of the Week: Japanese azalea
If you adore the exuberant, day-glo colours and handsome, glossy leaves of the rhododendron family, yet you haven't room for large shrubs in your garden – try Japanese azaleas.
They're every bit as colourful as their bigger cousins, but only grow to about a metre tall – perfect for smaller gardens and containers of ericaceous (lime-free) compost. The smaller, daintier flowers are quite charming: enjoy the ruffled white flowers of 'Niagara', blotched in green, or 'Irohayama', in pale lavender. The curious 'hose-in-hose' double flowers of 'Coral Bells' are pink, and scented too. Give them dappled shade and damp soil and they'll give you pleasure for years to come.
Allotment Sue brings you regular updates on her journey to self-sufficiency. Share her experiences as she tackles the ups and downs of growing her own fruit, veg, flowers and herbs as well as coping with the challenges of erratic weather, invasive weeds and peckish birds!