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Beautiful Peonies

Peonies are beautiful, spring flowering plants with a wide range of colours. They have been known to live for 100 years or more and require very little maintenance. A well draining soil with full sun is all it takes, and they even relish cold winters which aid in bud formation. The bulbs need a generously sized hole when planting but they don’t […]

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Mother’s Day – Sunday 11 May 2017

Mothers Day - 14 May 2017 | Watson's Garden

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend and we have plenty of gift ideas at Watson’s Garden. We’re not just about the flowers, vegetables, shrubs, grasses and fruit trees. We have a variety of gifts in the shop including work by local artists. We’re open today and tomorrow between 9am and 5pm. Come in and find a special treat for your mum.

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The wonderful world of herbs

The wonderful world of herbs | Watson's Garden

Herbs can be so easy to grow if you match them to their preferred conditions. Oregano, Rosemary and Thyme prefer a well drained soil with plenty of sun whereas mint thrives best in damp conditions. Sowing seedlings is easier, and often more productive, than growing from seeds especially if you are new to growing herbs. Clip all herbs regularly, even […]

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30% off selected trees

30% off selected trees | Watson's Garden

Autumn is the perfect time to plant your trees. Temperatures are cooler, the soil is still warm enough to encourage root development and they have time to become established over the wetter months. Come spring and the roots will grow again before the leaves develop. A common mistake is to plant them too deep, so ensure they are planted at […]

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Poppies, Pansies, Primulas and Polyanthus

Poppys, Pansys, Primulas and Polyanthus

It’s all P’s at the moment at Watson’s Garden. Poppies, pansies, primulas and polyanthus. Great as winter bedding plants, in pots or edgings, and excellent for inter planting with bulbs. They produce strong, vibrant colours and prefer cool, moist conditions with fertile soil. Removing faded blooms will help extend the flowering season too. Five punnets for $15 in the shop now. We […]

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Easter Hours

It’s time to turn the clocks back this weekend which means Easter isn’t far behind. We will be closed on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday. But open as normal on Saturday. If you are going away have a great time and take care on the roads.

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Specials for this weekend

Watson's Blackboard Deals

What a cracking day ! We have a number of specials available this weekend. We have 5 six-packs of Petunia, Impatiens, Alyssum, Dianthus, Salvia, Pansy and Viola for $13. We have maple trees and fruit trees ready to be planted. Dont forget the perennials, shrubs and assorted natives.

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Christmas Hours

Watson's Garden Holiday hours

This might seem a touch early, but you know as well as we do, Christmas will be here before we know it ! We are open: 24th and 31st December between 9am-5pm as normal. We will be closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Tuesday 27th December, New Years Day, Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd January 2017. Many thanks to everyone for […]

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