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Santa's Elf Hunt Winners at South Downs

10th January 2020

Emilly-Mai and her cousin Max won Santa's Elf Hunt at South Downs Nurseries. continue reading

Colouring Competition Winner at South Downs Nurseries

10th January 2020

4-year-old Nancy from Hurstpierpoint won the Christmas Colouring Competition at South Downs Nurseries. continue reading

Gardening Tips for January

2nd January 2020

For many of us January means cold days and even colder nights, not the most inspiring time to be taking up a spot of gardening. But as we reach the midpoint of winter this month, the days start getting shorter which can mean only one thing: more growth in the garden. continue reading

Our Short Guide To Eco Gardening

2nd January 2020

With the ever-rising importance of climate change and continually growing talk around the subject, here at Tates of Sussex Gardening Centers we believe there is certainly a place for more eco-friendly gardening practices. So from fixing a leaky tap or reducing pesticide use to purchasing a high quality water recycling system, there are so many ways you can make those all important steps to greener living. continue reading

Charity Grottos Raise £41,358

24th December 2019

Santa's Toy Factory at South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks and Santa's Enchanted Forest at Old Barn Garden Centre have raised a combined £41,358 for charity. continue reading

Christmas Jumper Day Raises £400

16th December 2019

We raised over £400 for Save the Children UK's Christmas Jumper Day! continue reading

Our Gardening New Year’s Resolutions

13th December 2019

With every new year comes the inevitable new year’s resolutions, and whether we stick to them or not it is more than likely that gardeners up and down the country will be spending much of December thinking about how their gardening activities might shape up in 2020. For green fingered enthusiasts, each new year brings a new growing season and an opportunity to learn from last years work, pick up some new gardening tips and think about making some exciting gardening plans for an even better year ahead. continue reading

Our Gardening Tips For December

13th December 2019

Gardening in December can mean working in some very cold temperatures, and with the shortest day of the year creeping up this month, now is a good time to be getting back into the outdoors and making the most of daylight hours. Getting your green fingers busy this month can not only be a fantastic way to help keep your garden in tip top shape throughout the year, it can also be very enjoyable. continue reading

South Downs Donate Christmas Tree to Burgess Hill APC

10th December 2019

South Downs Nurseries have donated a Christmas Tree to Burgess Hill APC. continue reading

South Downs Donate Compost to School Gardening Project

2nd December 2019

South Downs Nurseries have donated some compost to Windmills Junior School in Hassocks for their school gardening project. continue reading