Summer Garden Fun

With summer on the horizon, it’s time to prepare your garden for those long sunny days full of fun and laughter with family and friends.

Whether you’re a keen gardener or love to entertain your guests, keep reading to see our top picks from the stores at the Meridian Shopping Centre to get your garden summer-ready.


You can’t beat a productive afternoon of gardening and then sitting back and enjoying all your hard work with a glass of vino in hand! Here at the Meridian, we have a wide range of products to help you spruce up your greenery, from gardening books suitable for young and old to gardening tools built for the job.

Encourage nature to your garden with birdhouses and plant brightly coloured flowers to add a pop of colour – which the bees will love! You can even get the little ones involved and see how many different insects you can spot.

Products from clockwise:

  1. Bargain Buys Rattan Hanging Basket – see price in-store
  2. Bargain Buys Kids Gardening Gloves – see price in-store
  3. Bargain Buys Wooden Handle Gardening Trowel Blue – see price in-store
  4. Bargain Buys Mixed Flower Seeds – see price in-store
  5. Wilko Garden Solar Stake Light Daisies £10.50
  6. WHSmith RHS Garden Bugs Ultimate Sticker Book – Ultimate Stickers £3.59
  7. WHSmith RHS The Creative Gardener (Signed Edition) £14.00
  8. Wilko Easy Clean Bird Table £15.00

Entertaining Al Fresco

Don’t keep your garden all to yourself; invite your nearest and dearest over to enjoy your outdoor space and entertain them al fresco with barbeques and lazy picnics on your newly pruned grass.

Our stores have some great outdoor games providing uplifting fun for all. From water activities to sports day classics, there are games that will keep spirits high all summer long.

Products from clockwise:

  1. The Works Bubble Machine with Bubble Solution £5.00
  2. Bargain Buys6m Jumbo Family Pool – see price in-store
  3. Wilko Rustic Retreat Ribbed Plastic Wine Glass 4 Pack £9.00
  4. The Works Wooden Mud Kitchen £50.00
  5. Wilko Rustic Retreat Chevron Picnic Rug £16.00
  6. Wilko BBQ Kettle Grill 56cm £65.00
  7. WHSmith Professor Puzzle Sports Day Kit Garden Game Set £13.50

We hope our top picks have inspired you to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. If you’re pottering around the garden while being at one with nature or busily entertaining your guests, we hope you have a fun-filled summer!

Prices are correct at the time of publishing.

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