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Goodbye Linda

We were sad to see our Houseplant Supervisor Linda Creek retire at Christmas. Linda has worked for us since 2001. Linda started working at Silica planting up and creating hanging baskets before working her way up to supervisor in the houseplant section where she has remained a staple go-to person for lots of customers needing…
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Seed Potatoes

Our seed potatoes are now in stock, you can find them inside the entrance doors

Double loyalty points event

Our double loyalty points event is running from 5th – 31st January. Present your loyalty card or sign up when you make a purchase to receive double points throughout this event. (Some exclusions may apply)

Christmas closure

We will be closed over the Christmas period and reopening at 9am on Saturday 5th January We would like to thank you for all your valued custom during 2018 and hope you have a happy and healthy 2019  

Breakfast & Tea with Santa events

Please note all Tea with Santa events are now full We have some spaces on our breakfast with Santa events on 20th and 21st December  

Tree of Life

We have just put our Tree of Life up in the store. We are working with Lindsey Lodge Hospice to raise much-needed funds for our local hospice. If you would like to hang a message for a loved one on the tree you will find it along with tags and pens in the middle of the store.…
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Fresh Christmas trees

Our fresh Christmas trees are now in stock Lots of choices and sizes in both cut and potted options

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Our real trees are being unloaded and our Poinsettias are in, our Grotto is open again over the weekend Its a very Christmassy feel here at Silica Lodge

Santa’s Grotto

Our Grotto opens this Saturday 17th November and we are very excited This years theme is Alice in Wonderland  Tickets are £9.50 per child and include one adult, every extra adult is £1.50 Take our magical train ride through a winter wonderland arriving at Santas grotto where you will be greeted by Mrs Claus. Your…
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