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With so much more awareness about our
planet we thought we would let you know
about some of the things we are doing at
Bosworth’s to lessen our impact on the planet
and the environment:

Plastic Straws
We have now discontinued
use of plastic drinking straws at both Mulberry
Café at Elton and Aspen Café at Burton Latimer.
We do have paper straws should you still require
one.

Food Waste
All our food is freshly prepared to
order so as to minimise food waste. At Mulberry
Café in Elton, waste food is sent over to the
Secret Garden to be added to their compost
heap. In return, the Secret Garden grows much
of the seasonal vegetables that are used in the
Mulberry Café. Now you know why it is so tasty!

Plant Miles
Our onsite nursery in Burton
Latimer grows around a million plants each
year. This is one part of the business that
unfortunately you don’t get to see but is a yearround
hive of activity. Look out for our “Grown
At” labels as these plants really do have “low
plant mileage”. They literally travel only a few
meters to our plant area in Burton Latimer and
just under 20 miles to Elton.

Coffee Grounds
Did you know coffee grounds
make good fertilizer either by sprinkling round
soil or adding to the compost bin? The coffee
grounds at Elton are available to take away –
just ask when you are at the counter.

Peat
The garden centre industry has made
significant progress in developing peat-free
and peat-reduced alternatives for plants. Other
materials such as composted bark, coconut
fibre, wood fibre and green waste have been are
being investigated with over £100 million being
invested into the development. At Bosworth’s
Garden Centre we have a peat-free alternative
by New Horizon.

Plastic Pots
Plastic plant pots have long been
a contentious issue. Non-black plastic plant
pots are actually recyclable; however, few local
authorities are currently collecting them with
the kerbside collection. The HTA (Horticultural
Trades Association) want local authorities to
change their guidance regarding plastic pots.
You could consider donating your used pots to
local gardening clubs or schools where they can
be re-used.

At Bosworth’s our pansies and violas are
packed in new clear packaging which means
this packaging should be able to be recycled
with your kerbside collections. In the meantime,
the HTA continues to look into ensuring a
sustainable system for plastic.

As we head into November and December,
these are some of the busiest times in our
garden centre with Christmas now in full swing.
All our displays are built by the team here and
literally every inch of storage space is used for
storage and display. Our displays change every
year where we bring
you the latest trends
in festive decoration
along with traditional
favourites so you can
give your home that
magical festive touch.

Food plays a big part in many people’s festive
celebrations and we have a special Christmas Party
Menu at Elton. Choose from two or three courses
of chef-prepared delicious food. Great for a family
gathering, a catch up with friends or your office party.
This menu is available weekdays throughout December
and on our late nights. Elton also plays host to Breakfast
with Santa again this year.

Head over to Burton Latimer and there is so much to
do, but be sure to book in advance as all our Christmas
Events get booked up really early. Choose from Tea
with Santa, Story Time with Santa (for pre-school
children), our Giant Snowglobe and, of course, it would
not be Christmas without a visit to Santa’s Grotto. New
this year we have photos available of your visit to Santa.
All these events can be booked by visiting
www.bosworthsgc.co.uk/christmas

Wreaths - Let us design and make your own bespoke
wreath for a completely unique look. Made with locally
sourced holly, choose the various components including
ribbon, cones, berries, baubles and dried fruits. Orders
taken, or drop in to Aspen Cafe for a coffee while we
prepare your own unique wreath.

We look forward to seeing you over the festive season
and wish you all a very Happy Christmas.

 

Not Just A Garden Centre
Finedon Road
Burton Latimer
Northants,
NN15 5QA

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Elton Walled Garden

Elton PE8 6SH

01832 343104

Only minutes from J10 off the A14 and midway between Kettering  and Wellingborough
OPEN:  Mon-Sat: 9am - 6pm Sun: 10am - 5pm
Disabled Access
All Credit Cards Accepted
01536 722635
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November & December Gardens
 

November and December Gardens 2019

 November and December Gardens 2019