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Renewable energy by-product set to enrich gardens across Dorset and Somerset

Bloomin Amazing, a new 100% peat-free and plant-based soil enricher, is now available for gardeners to buy at all three of The Gardens Group’s award-winning garden centres.

Lesley Waters brings pop-up cookery demo to Poundbury Gardens

On Thursday 10 May, Lesley Waters, TV chef and owner of Lesley Waters Cookery School in Halstock, will hold two cookery demonstrations at Poundbury Gardens.

Dig into Christine McFadden’s sumptuous new book Flour: A Comprehensive Guide at Brimsmore Gardens

Friday 9 March at 10am

Cookbook author, writer and lover of the West Country, Christine McFadden will host a talk about her new book, Flour: A Comprehensive Guide.

Roll up, roll up! The Gardens Group announces free February half-term events

From creepy crawlies and magnificent birds of prey to plate spinning and diablos, The Gardens Group has plenty of free activities to keep the whole family entertained during February half-term.

Castle and Brimsmore Gardens glisten in national Christmas competition

The final results of the Garden Centre Association’s annual Christmas Competition have been announced and Sherborne-based Castle Gardens and Yeovil-based Brimsmore Gardens have both scooped top national awards in the Garden Centre category.

Free Christmas tree collection service created to help future gardening projects

The Gardens Group is offering customers who buy their Christmas trees from Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil, Castle Gardens in Sherborne and Poundbury Gardens near Dorchester a free Christmas tree collection service throughout January.

Pupils all of a flutter, as school survey identifies 55 different moth species

Pupils from St Nicholas Church of England Primary School in Henstridge discovered 55 different moth species within their school learning garden this month, following a moth survey organised by Stephen Fry from The Gardens Group.

New shoots for wildlife friendly gardening, as competition sees record breaking entries

On Wednesday 19 July, Dorset’s most wildlife friendly gardens were celebrated at Castle Gardens in Sherborne at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s annual Wildlife Friendly Garden Competition, which is sponsored by The Gardens Group.

A morning with The Dorset Foodie, Christine McFadden comes to Brimsmore Gardens

Cookbook author, writer and lover of the West Country, Christine McFadden, will host a talk at The Apple Tree Restaurant in Yeovil on Thursday 20 July from 10am to 12pm.

The Gardens Group founders receive Outstanding Contribution Award

On Thursday 15 June, Mike and Louise Burks, who founded The Gardens Group together in 1987, were presented with an Outstanding Contribution Award at the Western Gazette Business Awards, held at Westlands in Yeovil.