Tips and News
We love nothing more at Groves than to help our community out with tips and tricks to get your gardening flourishing. We hope you find some helpful information here, check back for new expert guidance each month.
Visit our Groves Festive Mini Market
Join us in our heated marquee next to Ivy House Kitchen on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December.
How to choose the right Christmas tree
We're here to guide you through the art of choosing the ultimate Christmas tree.
How to compost waste into valuable nutrients for your plants
Read our 'how to compost waste into valuable nutrients for your plants guide.'
Groves Festive Mini Market
At Groves we know there are loads of local talented crafts people, artists and small retailers looking to get their wares in front of hundreds of people this Christmas, so we have set up our very own festive Mini Market…
Watering hanging baskets
Plenty of plants for hanging baskets will all need watering, so here are some ideas.
Tool Sharpening at Groves
Tools in need of a bit of TLC? Bring them down for Dave from Top Edge Sharpening to look after.
How to grow your own salad
To make sure you get the most from your space, here are some ideas for sowing, growing and harvesting your salads.
What to do with garden waste
This is what to do with garden waste when you are clearing up or clearing out your garden.
Groves Launch Own Brand Compost
More and more gardeners are going peat free in a bid to tackle climate change…
Vertical gardening for balconies
The only way is up! Vertical gardening is ideal for balconies, making use of walls, upright supports and cleverly designed planters to turn even the smallest space into a little green piece of paradise.
Sustainable kitchen garden ideas
With lots of sustainable kitchen garden ideas, you may be wondering where to start and what is best for your garden. Here’s some ideas we love for sustainable gardening.
5 easy vegetables to grow in containers
You don’t need a big space to grow vegetables, just a few pots in a sunny spot! Read our top tips on these five easy vegetables to grow in containers.