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Welcoming Spring in the garden

Spring brings refreshment and promise, so here are our tips for setting your garden up for its grand re-awakening: • Get your pots ready for new season plants by throwing out anything that has not survived the colder months. • Add manure to beds and borders to restore the nutrients that have been washed away over the wet Winter, and …

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Keeping the decorative spirit going when the tree comes down

Taking down the Christmas decorations in January can be a sad time for some, but at N1 Garden Centre we like to look at what we can do with the empty space that is left. Here is our guide to keeping the decorative spirit of Christmas going well into the New Year. The Christmas tree might be down, but a …

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The N1 Christmas Experience

Nothing kicks the Christmas season off quite like selecting the perfect Christmas tree for your home. We visit our growers in September to skim off the cream of their crops before other stockists can, ensuring the best looking and finest quality trees for our customers. This year, we present seven different types of tree, from the most popular varieties to …

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How to guide : terrariums

Miniature gardens encased in glass, terrariums are an elegant way to bring snippets of low-maintenance nature indoors. Assembling a terrarium is fun and rewarding, making it the perfect weekend project. What to put in your terrarium Fill your terrarium with as much or as little as you wish. Beware, the more you put in the more quickly it will become …

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North One and West Six at GROW London

In the far corner of the North One Garden Centre, De Beauvoir Town, Paul Holt is busying around this month’s luscious indoor arrangement. A large and exotic Phoenix roebelenii takes centre stage. It’s giant palm-style leaves burst outwards and upwards like a firework mid-display. Wooden shelving is dotted with black and white woven pots and rustic string macramé plant hangers …