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Planting your seed potatoes!

Planting your seed potatoes!

Time to start thinking about planting your seed potatoes! You may be asking yourself what are seed potatoes?  In the simplest form, seed potatoes are potatoes that have been replanted to then produce more potatoes! Seed potatoes are also guaranteed to be virus free as…

All you need to know on spring and summer bulbs!

All you need to know on spring and summer bulbs!

Not much to do during lockdown? Are you bored of being bored? Why not plant your spring and summer bulbs! You may be thinking it’s way too early to be planting your bulbs, but to your surprise most bulbs actually need these initial cold temperatures to…

Birdwatching: The perfect family hobby this lockdown

Birdwatching: The perfect family hobby this lockdown

After a gloomy few months why not add some colour and chirpiness to your garden? Attracting birds to your garden is much easier than you think. Not only do they make fantastic visitors but they are relaxing to watch. Being able to spot them from…

Help us find a Hero in Sussex!

Help us find a Hero in Sussex!

We’re giving one local hero the gift of a FREE Christmas Tree to enjoy this festive season!   Whether it’s someone you know who’s gone above and beyond to help someone, another person or others, perhaps they’ve cared for a relative, given something to the…

Lockdown Two | An update from Upcountry

Lockdown Two | An update from Upcountry

  As we enter Lockdown 2 on the 5th November we wanted to let you know that we are extremely grateful to receive the news that garden centres are considered an ‘essential retailer’ therefore we are pleased to inform you that we will REMAIN OPEN…

HERE TO KEEP YOU SAFE!

HERE TO KEEP YOU SAFE!

The Bakehouse Cafe is fully operating again and we’d like to reassure you that we’ve taken all the necessary measures to ensure your safety as well as our staff. Along with plenty of hand sanitizer on offer, the cafe now has perspex screens at the…

Say Hello To UpCountry Stone Cross!

Say Hello To UpCountry Stone Cross!

Stone Cross Garden Centre, A new beginning… We’re very excited to announce we now have a store opening in Stone Cross, just outside Eastbourne. The site that currently exists as Stone Cross Nurseries will now be under the wings of the UpCountry Brand as of…

Our guide to keeping your Roses healthy!

Our guide to keeping your Roses healthy!

Roses are arguably one of the most popular flowers, loved by everyone globally. The rose has established itself as a strong representation for various different human feelings and events, and is most commonly thought of as a symbol of love across the world. The Rose…

Our Rose Festival is On!

Our Rose Festival is On!

This week our Rose Festival kicked off!  Roses have an extremely long and colourful history. These beautiful flowers have have been symbols of love, beauty, war, and politics. According to archaeological evidence and fossils the rose is 35 million years old. It’s Latin name goes…

Our brand new website is LIVE!

Our brand new website is LIVE!

We’re very excited to announce that our brand new UpCountry website is now live!  Our team have been working busy behind the scenes to bring the people of Sussex a new and improved website that allows you to purchase home and gardening goods effortlessly. Not only that, our new online payment system means you can do…