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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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It is getting towards that time of year again when autumn brings its early morning chills and the houseplant department, here at Silica Lodge, starts to change over from the summery-type plants to the winter ones.  On that note, this week sees cyclamen making a grand return to the shelves.  Although we have had a…
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JASMINE POLYANTHUM – Fill your rooms with fragrance

For lovers of fragrant indoor plants Jasmine, with its pure white flowers, has to be high up on the list of favourites. Jasmine is a natural climbing plant and is generally purchased as a small plant in a 10cm or 12cm size pot and trained around a wire hoop or similar framework.  The flowers themselves…
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Wise Watering

At the time of writing we were still in the grip of the recent long-lasting heatwave and so it seemed sensible to me to put down a few words about trying to keep your garden healthy and happy during a long period of dryness and heat. Whilst we all know that there are plenty of…
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Cherry Trees

Well, the madness of this Spring weather continues and as I write this on a cold and VERY wet Easter Monday I reflect on the fact that early Easter often tends to be disappointing weather wise!                                             I remember moving to a new house once during an early Easter and having discovered my chimney to be…
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Summer Opening Hours

From the 2nd April 2018, Our Opening Times will be changing to the following:- Garden Centre Opening Times, Monday to Saturday – 8.30am to 5.30pm. Sunday – 10.00am to 4.00pm. Four Season Coffee Shop, Monday to Saturday – 9.00am to 5.00pm. Sunday – 10.00am to 4.00pm.