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Castle and Brimsmore Gardens glisten in national Christmas competition

The final results of the Garden Centre Association’s annual Christmas Competition have been announced and Sherborne-based Castle Gardens and Yeovil-based Brimsmore Gardens have both scooped top national awards in the Garden Centre category.

Free Christmas tree collection service created to help future gardening projects

The Gardens Group is offering customers who buy their Christmas trees from Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil, Castle Gardens in Sherborne and Poundbury Gardens near Dorchester a free Christmas tree collection service throughout January.

Pupils all of a flutter, as school survey identifies 55 different moth species

Pupils from St Nicholas Church of England Primary School in Henstridge discovered 55 different moth species within their school learning garden this month, following a moth survey organised by Stephen Fry from The Gardens Group.

New shoots for wildlife friendly gardening, as competition sees record breaking entries

On Wednesday 19 July, Dorset’s most wildlife friendly gardens were celebrated at Castle Gardens in Sherborne at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s annual Wildlife Friendly Garden Competition, which is sponsored by The Gardens Group.

A morning with The Dorset Foodie, Christine McFadden comes to Brimsmore Gardens

Cookbook author, writer and lover of the West Country, Christine McFadden, will host a talk at The Apple Tree Restaurant in Yeovil on Thursday 20 July from 10am to 12pm.

The Gardens Group founders receive Outstanding Contribution Award

On Thursday 15 June, Mike and Louise Burks, who founded The Gardens Group together in 1987, were presented with an Outstanding Contribution Award at the Western Gazette Business Awards, held at Westlands in Yeovil.

A buzz about bees at Brimsmore Gardens

From hives and honey to the Queen and her worker bees, gardeners of all ages will be able to delve into the incredible world of bees and discover the art of beekeeping at Brimsmore Gardens.

Classic tales of love, adventure and mistaken identity… Illyria outdoor theatre returns to Castle Gardens

In its 26th season of taking top quality open-air theatre to the most prestigious and stunning locations throughout the UK and beyond, Illyria will return to Castle Gardens this summer for the eighth year running.

Creating a haven for birds, bees and butterflies, Kate Bradbury comes to the Wildlife Friendly Gardening Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday 19 July, RHS qualified gardener, author and journalist, Kate Bradbury, will give a captivating talk on making the most out of what the natural world has to offer.

Reaching new heights for Yeovil Hospital Charity, as garden centre team gears up for abseil

On Sunday 21 May members of staff from Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil and Castle Gardens in Sherborne will embark on a 100ft abseil down the side of Yeovil Hospital.