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Customer Stories: Sewing Room in a National T... - 5th March 2019

Taking its name from the charming Hamlet of Flatford lying in the heart of Dedham Vale, our National Trust Flatford Summerhouse provides the ultimate escape for the bottom of the garden. Flatford itself was the inspiration for many of John Constable’s paintings, firmly cementing itself as a place associated with artists and crafters alike.

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RAF Tornado Flypast at HQ - 28th February 2019

At 3:30pm today our staff at HQ were treated to an impromptu break to admire the flypast of the retiring RAF Tornado jet. One of a series of flypasts held across the country in commemoration of the 40 years of service, it was a stunning show featuring nine of the jets encircling the countryside. There were some reservations about the overcast skies, but this was soon dismissed by a little bit of sun breaking through the clouds just in time for the show.

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Spring has Sprung at HQ in Norfolk - 26th February 2019

Here at our Norfolk Headquarters we have been enjoying the glorious sunshine over the last few days, and it’s safe to say it seems like Spring has sprung a little early! We currently have a wonderful helping of daffodils scattered along the driveway, which is the perfect pick-me-up after a grey and dull few months. With Spring officially beginning on Friday 1st March, we hope that this warmer weather is here to say! 

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The RHS Chelsea Countdown is on! - 20th February 2019

With only 90 days to go until the unveiling of yet another spectacular show at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, preparations are well underway at our HQ in Norfolk, with the design of our trade stand moving from the preliminary stages through to production.

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Bushcraft with Peak Pursuits at Trentham - 14th February 2019

A perfect opportunity to let the little ones embrace the outdoors, Trentham Estate is hosting a Bushcraft Workshop with Peak Pursuits on the 16th & 17th February from 10am to 4pm. Set to include activities such as shelter building and water collecting, it’s the perfect day out for families with an adventurous streak or those keen to learn more about survival skills in the wild.

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Makeover at Notcutts Garden Centre Nottingham... - 8th February 2019

The new year has been warmly welcomed at Notcutts Nottingham, with the garden centre working hard to give the site a make-over after the Christmas take-over of countless Fraser Firs and Norway Spruces. Our sales team on site have been to take a look at these changes and gather inspiration from the newly surrounding flora that awaits.

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Celebrity Vet Matt Brash Comes to Crane at Ne... - 6th February 2019

On Tuesday the 12th February, the Hillier Garden Centre in Newbury will play host to a very special guest. Celebrity Vet Matt Brash known for the popular ITV Series ‘Zoo Vet at Large’ will be visiting, to treat visitors to talks of the beloved bird life in our gardens and his own captivating experiences thanks to a lifetime of animal care.

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Crane Garden Buildings Opens Eighth Show Cent... - 5th February 2019

We are pleased to announce that we are adding another show site to our growing UK list, with the latest location being Cranleigh in Surrey. Today is our opening day of the site, which is based at the Notcutts Garden Centre just outside of the picturesque village itself.

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The January Frost in Norfolk - 24th January 2019

With the winter well and truly upon us here at our head-quarters in Norfolk, our show site buildings are looking very pretty indeed. Decorated with a sprinkling of frost, our range of timber buildings can be seen here proving that they look beautiful throughout the seasons and can withstand the elements thanks to their high-quality design and manufacturing methods.

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Customer Stories: Garden Shed gets a Glamorou... - 16th January 2019

Once again we have been lucky enough to receive some truly stunning images from a lovely customer of their product settled into their garden. One of our National Trust inspired Felbrigg sheds has been given a glamorous make-over and is now the ultimate chic-shed retreat for our creative customer.

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