13 years as BBC Radio Sheffield Garden Expert

Ferndale Garden Centre Managing Director Neil Grant is about to pass 13 years as BBC Radio Sheffield Garden Expert. Having started along side local garden hero Stuart Jackson, after Stuart retired Neil continued alone offering advice to garden lovers in the South...

Closed Easter Sunday

Since 1994 it's been legal for shops to open and sell on Sundays, but there are restrictions. This summary of the Act explains our opening hours policy. The main effect is that we are closed Easter Sunday and Christmas Day. Under the Sunday Trading Act 1994 the limits...

Garden Trends 2018

As spring arrives, after a proper winter for a change, many of our gardens look pretty awful. This could be a good time to consider a revamp. Ideas and inspiration can come from many places. Here are some of the latest trends. I believe there are three useful trend...

Plastic: Bottles, Pots and More!

We’ve all been shocked by the amount of plastic floating around our planet especially since the recent TV series 'Blue Planet 2'. As a result it's made us think again about plastic products. Plastic Bottles, Pots and more were already on our agenda for reductions and...

Garden Birds Deep Winter Rescue

You are probably all sorted now during the Siberian spring weather, but have thought and then take action to help your garden birds. Have a garden birds deep winter rescue plan. Small birds loose heat rapidly due to their large surface area compared to the body...

Beast from the East!! Really?

The Beast from the East has hit and has been worse than expected in some areas of Britain. Here's my view of what to do for your garden. Cover any open flowers especially on primroses, Camellias and early Rhododendrons with fleece. The fleece bags are best on...

Ferndale Christmas Opening Hours

Please note the Coffee Shop will cease serving food an hour before the garden centre closing time. Christmas Eve & New Years Eve we are closing at 3:30 to allow our team to get ready for their Christmas Celebrations. The Coffee Shop service will vary on Christmas Eve...