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  • Garden Tips for May!

    GARDEN TIPS FOR MAY       Cow-parsley-lined and Hawthorn-blossom-filled hedgerows with Bluebells at their feet, hello to the dreamy days of May! ...
  • COMPETITION TIME! – WIN A GARDENING BUNDLE WORTH £150!

       It’s the RHS National Gardening Week.   A celebration of gardening and to raise awareness of the difference gardens and gardening can make to ...
  • LOCAL LOCKDOWN HERO WINNER IDRIS BOWEN FROM LLANDRINDOD WELLS.

    We recently asked for nominations for a local lockdown hero - someone you know who has gone beyond the call of duty to help the elderly and vulnerable, whether it be a family member, friend, or neighbour. 
  • April Gardening Jobs

     “Sunny days and intermittent heavy showers sum up April.” Says Jane Gillespie, Horticulturalist at Oakchurch Farm Shop and Garden Centre at Staunt...
  • March Gardening Jobs

    "The days have grown longer and so has my gardening ‘to do’ list.” Says Jane Gillespie, Horticulturalist at Oakchurch Farm Shop and Garden Centre a...
  • Time to start planting for spring!

    "Yes, it's time to start planting!" Says Jane Gillespie, our horticulturalist here in the Oakchurch Farm Shop Garden Centre. To get you started I've put together some superb money saving offers below for you to enjoy and my team and I are here to offer our friendly expert advice should you need it."  
  • Getting your garden ready for spring!

    Signs of spring’s imminent arrival are everywhere. Catkins are out, buds in hedgerows are swelling and colourful patches of early spring flowering bulbs are a welcoming sight. Our horticulturalist, Jane Gillespie shares with us her top tips on getting your garden ready for spring. 
  • Wye Valley Brewery

    A Herefordshire grown brewery that provides us with their most popular drinks - HPA, Golden Ale, and Butty Bach. We sell these local favourites ind...
  • Westons Cider

    Here at Oakchurch, we love Westons Cider. Locally grown apples are turned into delicious cider as if by magic; bottled and placed on our shelves ready for you to take home.
  • Setting up a Hedgehog House

    There are fewer hedgehogs present in our wildlife every year. Our urban gardens restrict their movement and foraging options. Tidy lawns and drivew...
  • Caring for Succulents

    Succulents and cacti are trendy additions to the home; their vibrant colouring and interesting shapes brighten up any room, and they are easy to care for.
  • Tuna Steaks with Tomato Salsa

    A light summer meal; perfect for those warm evenings in the sun. Our fresh tuna, caught and delivered every day, would be perfect for this recipe; alongside our locally sourced salad leaves and spiced up with a homemade salsa.