Re-Cycle your Bicycle

Do you have an old bike taking up room in the shed that is no longer used? Why not bring it to Perrywood on Thursday 27 July between 10am and 2pm and donate it to charity? You will clear space for yourself and be supporting a great cause. Re-Cycle (Bikes to Africa) are holding a… Read More »

Sustainable products at Perrywood

We are very passionate about protecting the natural environment and are continuously working with our suppliers to make sure we source sustainable products wherever possible. Here are a few of our favourites from our garden, clothing, gift and food & drink ranges. Look out for them in store and make your home more eco-friendly.  … Read More »

RHS Chelsea Planting Trends for 2022

The 2022 theme for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (24th to 28th May) is ‘Rewilding Britain’. This year, gardeners exhibiting are being encouraged to ’embrace the wild’ and ‘bring back nature’ by using native species and carefully considering the wildlife and the environment. This is just up our street and we are delighted that the… Read More »

Peat-Free Trials

We recognise that it is extremely detrimental to the environment to continue using growing media containing peat. The lowland and wetland peat bogs that are being destroyed take thousands of years to develop and are a unique ecosystem for wildlife. Additionally, the extraction of peat causes the release of carbon which contributes to climate change. It… Read More »

Eco Citizen Award – win trees and plants for your school or community group!

Call for young Eco Citizens to come forward and be recognised in Essex and Suffolk! We are inviting schools and community groups or parents and carers in North Essex and Suffolk to nominate young people under 25 for the region’s Eco Citizen Awards. Run by Unity Enterprises East Anglia* in partnership with The Ink Bin** and Perrywood Garden Centre,… Read More »

What are Perrywood doing to support sustainability?

As we are all aware, human caused environmental issues have been at the forefront of media recently. We take our responsibility towards caring for the environment very seriously. Although it is too huge a task to cover all at once, we at Perrywood are busy looking closely into the issues we face as a garden… Read More »