News and Deals

Vine Weevil Control

June 25th, 2014

Vine Weevil is a beetle that attacks a wide range of plants, both indoors and outdoors, but especially plants grown in containers.

For more information, please click here:   Black Vine Weevil Info

To discuss a range of preventative and curative controls, contact our sales team:

Sales Office:    

01172 817217 or 01772 817216

Technical Sales Managers:       

Steve Usher                         m: 07889 165402

Jan Grandal-Johansen      m: 07889 829015

Henry Alty Brick

June 10th, 2014

Henry Alty Brick Image

Came across this photo of one of Henry Alty’s bricks (above).

It was found during the demolition rubble on the site of Penwortham Mill near Preston (see below).


New product available from Spear & Jackson – The Colours Range

May 22nd, 2014

Loppers £16.66 + VATColour Shears

17¾” Bypass (scissor action) with geared mechanism for easy cutting, plus light but strong

aluminium handles with non-slip grips for comfort. Cuts branches up to 32mm max diameter.

Shears £13.33 + VAT

 Shears for tidying and trimming shrubs, hedges and grass with a 9” wavy edge blade, light but strong aluminium handles with  non-slip grips for comfort.

Available in three colours:   Blue, Green and Pink


Contact our Horticultural Shop to order on

01772 817217 or 216

Alty’s donates 20 tonnes of stone for a cycle track in Much Hoole.

May 9th, 2014

Alty’s recently donated 20 tonnes of stone for the Smithy Lane cycle track in Much Hoole. As you can see, work is underway and hopefully completed soon.   Happy cycling!


Cycle Track Cycle Track 2

Visit our Horticultural Shop at Hesketh Bank for all your gardening needs.

May 9th, 2014

Looking to visit our Horticultural Shop, Station Road, Hesketh Bank, PR4 6SS – please find a map of our site and where the shop is located.

Open from 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 4pm Friday and 7.30am to 12pm Saturday.

Tel: 01772 817217 or 216.


Add colour to your garden with our new range of colour hanging baskets & pots.

May 2nd, 2014

The Colorama range of hanging baskets, plant pots and window boxes is available in three exciting colours – Fuchsia, Violet and Green.


SMALL Hanging Threesome     Hanging Baskets

       Product Ø x H cm: 26cm x 17.7cm

       Volume: 6.0ltr


SMALL Pots 3  Plant Pots

  Green BQ     Ø x H cm: 25.4cm x 19.4cm, Volume: 5.9ltr

Fuchsia         Ø x H cm: 20cm x 15.3cm, Volume: 3ltr

Violet             Ø x H cm: 23.5cm x 17.8cm           

SMALL Window 3 Window Boxes

  Fuchsia    40cm x 15.5cm x 14cm, Volume: 6ltr

Violet        30cm x 10.5cm x 11.5cm, Volume: 2.6ltr

Green       50cm x 16.9cm x 14.5cm, Volume: 8.2ltr

 Contact either your Sales Rep or the sales office on 01772 817217

or 01772 817216 for more information.         


Four Oaks Show

September 25th, 2013

Thanks to everyone who took the time to visit our stand at the Four Oaks Show, it was good to see so many customers, both old and new. We had numerous requests for a copy of our 2014 catalogue which is currently in production and should be winging its way to you around Christmas time Congratulations to Mr Ferris from North Wales who won our £100 prize draw; the money has been credited to his account.