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Fireworks in Northamptonshire

While November 5th is the night for fireworks, it is also a great month to get all your garden waste together and having a big, cheerful bonfire with family and friends. Now if you’re wondering where to get everything you need for your November 5th celebrations, including all types of fireworks, firelighters and incinerators, then take a minute or two to visit The Garden Centre Guide. It’s a simple matter of checking for garden centres in your area, browse through what they have to offer for your fireworks celebration and then shop for what you want right there, online. 

Safety tips for bonfires and garden fireworks displays
 

Bonfires

Anything woody can be used for your bonfire, including hedge and rose prunings and weeds such as ground elder and bindweed. Since the ash from your bonfire is loaded with potash, put it into your compost bin and give your garden an enormous boost the following year. 

However, if you have already been collecting garden refuse for your bonfire, remember that snakes, toads, or hedgehogs might have settled underneath the heap of garden refuse for winter, so move the pile to a different site to avoid harming them. Also, be considerate of your neighbours and make sure that the smoke from your bonfire doesn’t blow in their direction. It’s against the law to do this anyway.
 

Fireworks displays

A garden fireworks display is magical for both children and adults. However, if you do not have a large garden where you can have at least 25 metres between the fireworks and your friends and family, there are certain safety measures that must be adhered to, such as:

  • All fireworks, if not used correctly, can cause serious burns and injuries, so take the same precautionary measures with whichever type you decide to buy for your garden display
  • Make sure that your fireworks can’t fall over by pushing them part way into the ground if the instruction label calls for this
  • Children should under no circumstances be allowed to handle or play near fireworks
  • Make sure that you are lighting them the correct way up
  • Don’t leave open or uncovered boxes of unused fireworks close to your display area
  • Avoid the temptation to show off by holding any fireworks when lighting them, even the smallest ones
  • Keep a first aid kit and a bucket of water handy. People are sometimes complacent with fireworks, which will result in injuries!
  • Unless you have a large enough garden and are compliant with the safety requirements for large, elaborate display fireworks, do not be tempted to use them to impress your small audience!

With the right fireworks purchased through The Garden Centre Guide, the right attitude and the right safety measures, you and your family and friends will be able to enjoy a fantastic fireworks display in your garden. If you don’t have a compost bin in your garden, why not buy one through the Garden Centre Guide too and save the ashes from this year’s fireworks display to help the plants in your garden grow to the lush and thriving plants you want them to be, next year?

Alderton Plant Nursery

Pury Lane
Alderton, NN12 7LW

B&Q Kettering

Meadow Road
Kettering, NN16 8TL

B&Q Northampton

Nene Valley Retail Park, Towcester Road
Northampton, NN1 1BQ

B&Q Wellingborough

Castlefields Retail Park, London Road
Wellingborough, NN8 2DP

Barnsdale Gardens

The Avenue, Exton
Oakham, LE15 8AH

Bell Plantation Garden Centre

Watling Street
Towcester, NN12 6GX

Billing Garden Store

The Causeway Great Billing
Northampton, NN3 9EX

Bliss Lane Nursery

34 Bliss Lane Flore
Northampton, NN7 4LJ

Bosworth's Nurseries and Garden Centre

Finedon Road, Burton Latimer
Kettering, NN15 5QA

Cedar Nurseries

Poplars Farm, Poplars Lane
Northampton, NN6 9SW

Christopher W Warwick

The Nurseries
Northampton, NN7 1HJ

Cramden Nursery

Harborough Road North
Northampton, NN2 8LU

Crick Garden Centre

West Haddon Rd
Crick, NN6 7SQ

Dennetts Garden Centre

Wood Farm, London Road
Daventry, NN11 4ND

Dobbies Garden Centres Harlestone Heath

Harlestone Road
NN5 6UJ, United Kindom

Drywood Nursery

Newport Pagnell Road
Northampton, NN7 2BX

Finedon Garden Centre

Tanns Yard, Podington Irthlingborough Road
Wellingborough, NN9 5EH

Flowercraft Garden Nursery

Roseacre Barn Lane
Milton Malsor, NN7 3AG

Golby's Garden Centre

Tollgate Way, Duston
Northampton, NN5 6ES

Green Lane Garden Centre

Brackley Rd
Towcester, NN12 6JD

Greenfellows Garden Centre

Yelvertoft Rd Crick
Northampton, NN6 7TF

Harlestone Heath Garden Centre

Harlestone Road
Northampton, NN5 6UJ

Hassett Plant Centre

Old Quarry Field, Harborough Road, Harborough Road
Northampton, NN6 9RU

Homebase Daventry

Abby Retail Park Welton Road
Daventry, NN11 4GL

Homebase Northampton Riverside Park

Riverside Business Park
Northampton, NN3 9HU

Homebase Northampton Weedon Road

Weedon Rd
Northampton, NN5 5DE

Homebase Towcester

Old Tiffield Road
Towcester, NN12 6PF

Homebase Wellingborough

Turnells Mill Lane, Victoria Pk
Wellingborough, NN8 2RN

Howitt's Aquatic & Garden Centre

291 Rockingham Road
Corby, NN17 2AE

Ise Garden Centre

Warkton lane
Kettering, NN15 5AA

Northampton Garden Centre

Newport Pagnell Road, Wootton
Northampton, NN4 6HP

Nursery Further Afield

Evenley Road
Brackley, NN13 5YR

Paynes Nurseries

192 Watling Street East
Towcester, NN12 8LB

Plenti-full-Pots

Falcutt Hall Farm, Welsh Lane
Brackley, NN13 5QY

Podington Garden Centre

High Street
Wellingborough, NN29 7HS

Ravensthorpe Nursery

6 East Haddon Road Ravensthorpe
Northampton, NN6 8ES

Roman Way Garden Centre

8 Watling Street
Towcester, NN12 7QN

Seasons Garden Centre

69 Cranford Road
Kettering, NN15 5LZ

Tandee Nursery & Plant Centre

Bamwell Road, Thurning, Oundle
Peterborough, PE8 5RH

The Barn Oundle

Barnwell Road
Oundle, PE8 5PB

The Bell Plantation

Watling Street
Towcester, NN12 6GX

The Garden Shop UK

194 London Road
Kettering, NN15 6DT

Van Hage Peterborough Garden Park

Peterborough Road, Eye
Peterborough, PE1 4YZ

Wellingborough, A Wyevale Garden Centre

Millers Lane
Wellingborough, NN8 2NF

Whilton Locks Garden Store

Whilton Locks
Daventry, NN11 5NH

Wickes Kettering Extra

Northfield Ave
Kettering, Nn16 9Ts

Wickes Northampton

18 Tyne Road
Northampton, Nn5 5Af

Wickes Rushden

Crown Way
Rushden, Nn10 6Bt

Wilkinson Alnwick

6 Lagny Street, Alnwick
Alnwick, NE66 1NJ

Wilkinson Kettering

13/17 NEWLAND STREET
Kettering, NN16 8JH

Wilkinson Northampton

26-28 Gold Street
Northampton, NN1 1RS

Wilkinson Rushden

1 EATON WALK
Rushden, NN10 9SH

Wilkinson Wellingborough

77/80 CORN LANE
Wellingborough, NN8 1EZ

Wilkinson Weston Favell

UNIT 7E, WESTON FAVELL SHOPPING CENTRE
Weston Favell, NN3 9HH

Woodmeadow Garden Centre

Kettering Road
Northampton, NN6 9TD