PYLE GARDEN CENTRE
Welcome to Pyle Garden Centre - we hope you enjoy your visit!
The Management and staff at the Centre pride themselves on being happy to help, giving customers their expert opinion on how to make your garden the envy of your neighbours! For all enquiries please contact us on 01656 741443
Plant of the Week: Hydrangea
Hydrangeas are among the best-loved of summer shrubs, their showy flowers making an eagerly anticipated spectacle from late July onwards.
They're well known for their curious habit of changing their flower colour in different gardens, and we're often asked why this is. It's a tendency most often seen in mophead and lacecap varieties of Hydrangea macrophylla, which produce blue flowers when soil is acid and pink if it's alkaline.
You can influence this by watering with rainwater, which is more acidic than tap water, and by taking steps to lower your soil's pH using aluminium sulphate 'blueing agents'. Alternatively, grow your hydrangeas in roomy containers of ericaceous (acidic) compost.
When you're starting out with your new veg garden and trying to decide what to grow first, the sheer variety of vegetables that opens up to you when you grow your own can be bewildering. You'll find so many different types in our garden centre in Pyle, from artichokes to zucchini, not to menti…Read more