Buying Guides

  1. These are my five featured star performers for January. . . https://youtu.be/SLtzEosx2T0 Snowdrops (Galanthus) Probably the most beloved of winter flowers – perhaps because they are so easy and every garden has a space to tuck a few in. They are ideal under deciduous shrubs and trees thriving even under a dense summer canopy. Once planted they can be forgotten...
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  2. At Bents we believe gardening is a pastime that everybody should be able to enjoy, which is why we are always happy to welcome customers with impaired mobility. If you're planning a visit to your local garden centre, feel free to call us with any enquiries relating to accessibility and the assistance we can offer to customers with all kinds...
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  3. A cosy patio gives you somewhere to enjoy the warmer dusky evenings of spring and the longer and hopefully sunny days of summer. Here are five ways to choose garden furniture for patio areas and everything else you need to make an outdoor space feel surprisingly comfy and cosy. 1. Patio bistro sets Patio bistro sets are an excellent way...
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  4. Lemax model villages are hugely popular in the run-up to Christmas with all sorts of houses to choose from, including snowy village scenes, model Santa Claus houses and festive funfair rides. Many of these light up, make sounds and animate in different ways, to make your Lemax Christmas village feel alive - but there are some great finishing touches you...
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  5. Following our top tips for choosing the height of your Christmas tree, we’ve got even more advice from our experts - this time our five top tips for decorating the Christmas tree. These simple tips and tricks should make it faster and easier to decorate your Christmas tree, saving time in the run-up to Christmas when there's a million other...
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  6. The autumn months are a great time to buy outdoor Christmas decorations and even start putting them up, so there's less to do in late November and early December. We’re not saying you should put up your prelit snowmen figures and Father Christmas statues just yet, but you could start by hanging some outdoor LED battery lights around your trees...
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  7. As we find ourselves in the run-up to Christmas, it's the time of year to add to your Lemax model village collection with some new houses or a brand new centrepiece. Lemax Christmas village houses and accessories build up to create vibrant and lifelike scenes, ideal for a shelf, mantelpiece or as part of your table decorations for Christmas dinner...
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  8. Your local garden centre is the place to go for all kinds of Christmas decorations, and here at Bents we have a collection of Christmas decorations to beat all others! Each year, we transform part of our extensive garden centre into a magical Christmas shop filled with every kind of decoration you can imagine: Artificial Christmas trees (including snowy and...
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  9. At Bents we're proud to be the local garden centre to several communities, from Glazebury to Warrington and Leigh, and we're working hard to cater to our community in the truest sense of the word. In recent days we have added to our fresh food online, giving you even more options that you can order from Bents for home delivery...
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  10. Moving water is a great way to bring some life and sound into a garden, and with a range of unusual water features to choose from, it doesn't have to be a traditional fountain. Solar water features are a particularly quick and easy way to get up and running without any outdoor electrical installation required. Just fill their water tank...
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