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Welcome to The Barn

The Barn Garden Centre in Oundle is an independent, family run Garden Centre

found in the heart of the Nene Valley and now includes

The Boxwood Café

 

"Thank you to all your wonderful customers for their continued support and words of encouragement and thanks during these most extraordinary times. It has meant the world to us and kept us going even on lowest days."

The Wilson Family and the Barn and Boxwood Teams

 

  *** THE BOXWOOD CAFE WILL RE-OPEN ON SATURDAY 4th JULY 2020 ***

 

 

                                                                         

 

15 gardening tips for July

When the days are long, and the sun is shining, July is the month for really enjoying your garden. To help you keep it looking tip-top, we’ve put together our top 15 garden tips for July.

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Houseplant of the month: Celosia

If you’re looking for spectacular flowers and gorgeous, vivid colours, a celosia is just what you need. These exotic-looking annuals add colour to pots and bedding schemes, and the flowers look stunning in arrangements. Here’s how to grow and care for a celosia

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How to grow your own pizza?

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just pop into the garden and pick a pizza ready-made off the plant? Sadly, that’s not possible, but it’s easy to grow some or even all of the ingredients to make your own pizza sauce. Spread it on a base, top with some cheese and hey presto, you have yourself a home-grown pizza.

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Top 5 barbecue tips

When the sun is out, and your garden is looking glorious, it will be time to roll out the BBQ and start grilling during the summer months. The smell of barbecue's waft far and wide, making the neighbours join in as well! After many months of the BBQ being stored in the shed, it is time to give it a good clean and enjoy some family cooking time in the garden. Here are our top 5 tips for having the best BBQ fun.

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