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Sat 9.00am - 5.30pm
Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm
Forest Lodge Garden Centre for great value and garden inspiration


  • Use a summer lawn feed such as Westland Aftercut for a luscious green lawn. Use one with a built in weed killer if these are becoming a nuisance. Continue to mow weekly.
  • Trim flowering shrubs immediately after flowering finishes to promote new growth.
  • Pick sweet pea and rose flowers regularly to prolong the flowering season.
  • Remove dead flower heads from bedding plants, water daily and feed weekly with Miracle Gro or similar to promote fresh blooms.
  • All plants will be growing strongly now, so they will benefit from feeding with a high quality fertiliser such as Vitax Q4 or Phostrogen to keep them looking and producing at their best.
  • Check plants regularly for signs of pest’s or diseases and treat promptly to minimise damage and prevent problems spreading.
  • Harvest first early potatoes and other leafy vegetable plants regularly.
  • Continue to sow salad crops directly into the ground to ensure a steady supply of fresh greens for the table right up until autumn.
  • Keep an eye out for clematis wilt. A sudden wilting of the whole plant itself can identify this. Cutting the plant down almost to ground level and applying a fungicide such as fungus fighter can control it.
  • Move some conservatory plants outside like citrus and cymbidium orchids.
  • Watch out for algae and blanket weed in your pond. We have a range of products designed specially to help clear this, as well as food for your fish.
  • Now is a perfect time to re treat your fences and gates with plant friendly products like Cuprinol timber care.
Forest Lodge Garden Centre is part of the Haskins family business, which includes Birdworld and Garden Style