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Our Top Gardening Tips for June

13th June 2019

From the promise of long leisurely bbqs and alfresco dinners with friends and loved ones, to finally getting round to trying your hand at crop growing, June is a fantastic time to utilise every last inch of your beloved outdoor spaces and even your garden buildings. continue reading

More Colouring Competition Winners at South Downs

11th June 2019

Brother/Sister duo Evie and Thomas (aged 6&8) from Brighton have been chosen as winners of the colouring competition run at South Downs Nurseries during National Children's Gardening Week. continue reading

South Downs Children's Gardening Week Winner

7th June 2019

Brothers Matthew and Daniel from Goddards Green made a great joint effort and were picked out as winners of our Gardening Quiz for National Children's Gardening Week at South Downs Nurseries. continue reading

South Downs Colouring Competition Winner

7th June 2019

We were so impressed with 19-year-old Annie from Lindfield's colouring competition entry from National Children's Gardening Week at South Downs Nurseries, we thought she deserved a prize. continue reading

5 Ways to Help Children Fall In Love With Gardening

27th May 2019

Being a child is all about having fun, and what better way to make those lasting memories than whiling away long summer days in the great outdoors. Opening children up to the world of gardening can help instill a life-long healthy habit, teaching them to not only gain respect for nature but also to keep active and socialise with others. continue reading

Our Top Gardening Tips for May

17th May 2019

If you’re lacking the motivation to go outside or stumped at where to begin, we have rather handily pulled together some of our top gardening jobs for May to get you started. From lawn care to sowing and bedding, it won’t be long before you’re falling back in love with your garden and maybe even enjoying the work that goes into making it a truly wonderful space. continue reading

Ditchling Morris and Hammersmith Morris Men at the South Downs Heritage Centre

6th May 2019

Local Morris Dancing side Ditchling Morris were accompanied by London-based side Hammersmith Morris Men this weekend, finishing their May Bank Holiday dancing at the South Downs Heritage Centre. continue reading

How To Choose The Right Garden Building

29th April 2019

At a time where garden spaces are proving to be quite a hit, the versatility and practicality of garden buildings can make them a natural companion to almost every outdoor space. Whether you have a few acres at your fingertips or a modest plot, with the right garden building you can start to reclaim unused garden space leaving no stone unturned or patch unloved. continue reading

Brother and Sister Win South Downs Bunny Hunt

29th April 2019

Brother and sister team Joshua and Mia from Hassocks won the Easter Bunny Hunt at South Downs Nurseries. continue reading