Winter

It’s Snowing!

You may have woken up this morning to sunshine and a light frost, but that’s only the beginning… All over the UK this week, we are in for a thick covering of snow, and some of you may already have it! So rather than snuggling up inside in the warm with a blanket and hot drink, get your coat and gloves on and go outside in the fresh winter air for some sledging! We have a variety of different sledges available both in store and to order online for quick delivery.

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Gardener’s Diary – Top Tips for January 2019

It’s January – Christmas is over, the New Year has begun and outside it’s getting colder by the day. In some places, we may have even had a sprinkling of snow, so venturing out into our garden is not something we like to think about at this time of year.  Although there is not a lot we can do to our gardens in January, here are a couple of tips to help you through the beginning of Winter…

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Alton Cedar Cold Frames – Small Plant Frost Protection

Alton Evolution Cedar cold frames are manufactured from the same sturdy quality timber profiles as the Evolution range of greenhouses with precision cut mortise and tenon joints. Complete with sliding and hinged lids that you can open in a variety of ways including two different heights using the inbuilt cedar props or you can keep them in the closed position and slide them across.

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Baby its getting Cold Outside…Le Chameau Footwear.. the Perfect Winter Boot

Le Chameau have been producing quality footwear in France since 1927. All Le Chameau products are manufactured from natural materials, and constructed using traditional methods that have been passed down from Master Bootmakers for generations.

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Black Friday Alton & Robinson Greenhouse Special Offers Save Up To 58% This Weekend Only

We have a very special BLACK FRIDAY offer this week – must end Sunday November 27th
Savings of up to 58% !

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Gold Leaf RHS Leather Garden Gloves Videos

Introducing Gold Leaf RHS Leather Garden Gloves, the ultimate range of performance gardening gloves. With 4 models to choose from and available in Gents and Ladies sizes. We stock every model and size here at Birstall, and have them on display for you to call and try them on. Or shop online with FREE delivery. Multi pack value bundles for individual or family requirements, or TRADE Packs for commercial clients.

Please take a few minutes to watch the following videos, explaining the benefits of each type of glove

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Le Chameau Story – Brand History, Video & Beautiful Images

The Le Chameau story begins on a rainy day in Cherbourg.
Claude Chamot, had spent the day listening to his customers, farmers,
hunters and fishermen complaining that their boots were neither comfortable,
not durable. So he decided to do something about it.

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The Gardener In Winter

winter box

Well, these colder months need not prevent you from getting your growing fix; there are vegetables and herbs that you can sow now to get a head start on the growing season, as well as some fantastic microgreens and sprouts that can be grown on your windowsill and harvested in as little as one week.

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How To Insulate Your Greenhouse With Bubble Wrap

greenhouse in winter

At this time of year, when the days are cool and nights even colder, it makes sense to conserve as much heat as you can in the greenhouse. Read our guide of how you can easily insulate your greenhouse using bubble wrap.

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Make Your Own Holly Wreath

holly wreath

Whilst it can be tempting to buy a ready-made wreath to deck your bows this Christmas, making one yourself is twice as festive

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