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As Autumn Approaches

What a wonderful summer… We hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have. The garden centre has been buzzing, quite literally. More customers, and more bees than we can remember, all enjoying the stunning flowers. Autumn is approaching and the change is to be embraced. Spring flowering bulbs are in stock, with lots of […]

Summer’s Blooms

Whatever the next few weeks have in store, the summer of 2013 is going to go down as a good one. Perhaps  we need some brief respite. Poor David’s been here at 6am every day to water before it gets too hot. At Rowan we don’t do automatic irrigation… Not precise enough for us. The […]

Summer News

We hope you’ve enjoyed the recent spell of fantastic weather. The combination of sunshine and some rain has certainly been enjoyed by the garden. We’re struggling to keep on top of the weeds, at the garden centre and home. KITCHEN GARDEN David’s Kitchen Garden is coming on a treat. Lettuce and radish are being picked […]

Seasonal Stock

If you fancy growing your own, we have seeds, bedding salad leaves and vegetables, and pots of tomatoes, chillies and more on the way. There is a fantastic selection of soft fruit, and some wonderful fruit trees, including some on Pixie root stock, which means they will stay small, so are perfect if space is […]

Spring News

Not a huge amount to say about the joys of spring, just that we hope they’re on their way. When the sun does start to shine, we’ll be ready for it. The new plant area is looking great and we can certainly vouch everything out is frost hardy! When you’re ready to come and choose […]

Spring at Rowan

Gardeners are naturally an optimistic bunch, and with a few recent glorious spells, there’s a great sense of anticipation at Rowan. We’ve been very busy putting out lots of new trees, shrubs, alpines, roses, soft fruit, herbs and more, so come along and see what’s on offer. Of course, if you need some advice when […]

Winter Plants and Tips

Winter cheer: heavenly scented Sarcococca and witch hazel, stunning hellebores, the sweetest cyclamen coum, pretty primroses; native and bedding, camellias… to name a few. Now in stock. Design Tip: if planting for winter interest, position the plants where they will be seen most. At the front to welcome a return, or viewed from the most […]

Wishing all our customers a Very Happy NewYear

Many thanks for all your support and custom throughout the changes at Rowan in 2012, and to those who are spreading the word about us, we really appreciate it. In the New year, you may notice a new face… Alan Jones has joined the Rowan team, and will be working in the shop and with […]

Tools Campaign News

Thanks to all those who brought in old tools for Global Hearts for Children UK (formerly Feed the Children). They will be collected at the end of May, so if you haven’t already had a clear out, please do and help a great charity.

New Plant Area

If you have been to Rowan recently you may have noticed some rather large diggers and dumpers on part of the site. The condemned greenhouses have all gone – the bases of which were re-cycled and used as hard core for the new Plant Area. We are really pleased with the progress (what a lot […]