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Lifting Christmas trees

November 6th, 2016

  At this time of year we dig up a selection of 4ft Christmas trees and pot them into Red pots ready for decorating at Christmas. After Christmas, for  ever  tree  that was dug up one is replanted, and so the cycle go’s on providing cover and food for a wide range of critters from […]


October 31st, 2016

There is nothing to see here thank you, move along please.

Idiots on the loose

July 21st, 2016

Sometime late on Tuesday night (the hottest night of the year) the idiots were on the move in gangs. I know this because I heard them at around 2.00 am ,f`ing and blinding as they walked pass the Garden Centre. In the morning on opening up, I discovered that the 10ft banner ,advertising the Taunton […]

Jasper incapacity

June 10th, 2016

Jasper has asked me to apologies on his behalf for not posting his gardening photos but as can be seen hes not looking at his best because his so called mate,has made him wear this lampshade around his neck after having a toe removed and its not good for his image.

Confetti ???

May 15th, 2016

We all look forward to seeing the cherry blossom which heralds the start of spring/summer but within a matter of weeks  it`s gone.Blown and scattered in the breeze like the confetti at the wedding .Even in the churchyard where the vicar insist on no confetti it takes no notice but falls in clouds around the […]

Caught on camera

April 9th, 2016

You will no doubt have read about our recent breakin. A thief broke into our Garden Centre and stole our charity tins. One of the charity tins was for Cancer Research, the other for Perennial, who look after gardeners in need. Do you know who this person is? If please let the Police know…  

Sprucing up

March 1st, 2016

You know what it s like, when you paint something to freshen things up a bit. It highlights how dreary the rest of it looks against the new paint,which is why at Averys GC what started out as a small job has grown into a real make over for the new season. If you stand […]

New Shrub delivery

February 25th, 2016

Today we took are first large  shrub delivery of the new year from one of our West Country suppliers. We always try to ensure that our plants are from British growers or better still from the West Country, thereby reducing  the miles travelled before delivery.

Stourhead Gardens

October 11th, 2015

This is a great time of year to visit gardens and admire their autumn finery before the winter sets in. It is surprising the colour from the trees and the late flowers that are still there to be admired. Yesterday we visited Stourhead Gardens in Wiltshire. A national trust garden and house open to the public. […]

Stolen collection tin

August 25th, 2015

Today  we  have been arranging  for new security cameras to be installed in vulnerable areas around the Garden Centre,after the theft of  our collecting tin for Cancer charities. It was stolen sometime yesterday from the sales desk, by a scumbag with no empathy or concern for anyone  suffering   from this cruel disease. `What goes […]