October 18, 2019

Although they won’t be flowering until late spring, November is the perfect time to plant tulip bulbs.  There is a vast array of different colours, heights and shapes to choose from, so there is a tulip for everyone.  Fertile well drained soil in full sun is best.  Try...

September 29, 2019

Friday 4th October

October will see the launch of our new monthly demonstrations with our plant expert Karen. Each month Karen will be holding a day of demonstrations for a seasonal or topical project. During Friday 4th October Karen will be showing how to create a stun...

September 29, 2019

KEY INFO...
- Cost: £3.99 per child
- No booking required
- Dates: Daily from 26th-31st October
- Times: 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm


Children’s pumpkin carving workshops return to Monkton Elm Garden Centre this October half-term. This is a great way to get children out of...

September 16, 2019

Monkton Elm is pleased to support the Hardy Plant Society - Somerset Group. If you are interested in the group they have sent us detail of their next meeting below...

West Monkton Village Hall - Saturday 21st September - 10am

The next meeting for the Hardy Plan...

September 16, 2019

Autumn is nature’s natural time for planting.

We have a wide range of hardy trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, roses and climbers in stock. Dig in plenty of compost, composted bark or other bulky soil improvers.

Also add a slow release fertiliser such as bone meal o...

September 16, 2019

We have a wide range of spring-flowering bulbs in stock, as now is the best time to plant them ready for next year. This is especially true this year as some bulbs are in short supply due to this years weather conditions


Our range includes corms, tubers, rhizomes and t...

September 9, 2019

This beautifully elegant small evergreen shrub is native to India, China, Japan and the Himalayas. In China Nandina was often planted beside temples, a fact which reflects in its name ‘Sacred’. The word Nandina comes from the Japanese word ‘nanten’ which means problem...

June 13, 2019

Do you have the nation’s prettiest rose growing in your garden? Why not enter it in to our competition where you have the chance of winning up to £500, as part of the National Rose Festival…

Everyone knows that Roses are one of the nation’s prettiest flowers. But which...

June 8, 2019

The Raymond Evison ‘Boulevard’ range are the ideal clematis for containers. Flowering continuously from May to September they are much more compact than other varieties.

6 Steps to success

  1. Select your ideal pot (40-60cm is ideal) and an obelisk or cane trellis.

  2. ...

May 3, 2019

Roses are extremely versatile and have an abundance of uses: Mixed and formal borders, pots and containers, arches, fences or walls, pergolas, hedges, obelisks and front doorways.

They are very tolerant and few plants are as fragrant. Those that are planted in pots and...

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