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Fireworks in Wiltshire

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?

Acres Supply

Bay Tree Farm, Corsley , Nr Warminster
Warminster, BA12 7PP

Allington Plants & Garden Shop

Allington Bar Farm Allington
Chippenham, SN14 6LJ

Argyle Garden Supplies

Argyle Commercial Centre
Cirencester Way, SN2 8AR

Avonfield gardens

The Nursery, Marsh Road
Hilperton, BA14 7PL

B&Q Devizes

Hambleton Avenue
Devizes, SN10 2SD

B&Q Salisbury

Southampton Road
Salisbury, SP1 2LE

B&Q Swindon

Great Western Way
Swindon, SN2 2DJ

B&Q Trowbridge

171 Bradley Road
Trowbridge, BA14 0RQ

Barters Plant Centre

Chapmanslade
Westbury, BA13 4AL

Blue Diamond Wilton House Garden Centre

2 Wilton Estate
Salisbury, SP2 0BJ

Bratton Plant Centre

Fitzroy Farm Bratton
WESTBURY, BA13 4RP

Courtens Garden Centre

Romsey Road, Whiteparish
Salisbury, SP5 2SD

Downside Nurseries

143 Upper Westwood
Bradford on Avon, BA15 2DE

Flowerland Garden Centre

Netherhampton
Salisbury, SP2 8PR

Foxley Road Nurseries

Foxley Road
Malmesbury, SN16 0JQ

Greatfield Nurseries

Greatfield
Swindon, SN4 8EQ

Heale Gardens & Plant Centre

Heale House, Middle Woodford
Salisbury, SP4 6NT

Homebase Chippenham

Hathaway Retail Park
Chippenham, SN15 1JG

Homebase Salisbury

Southampton Rd
Salisbury, SP1 2LB

Homebase Swindon Bridgemead

Paddington Drive
Swindon, SN5 7YW

Homebase Swindon Drakes Way

Drakes Way
Swindon, SN3 3LF

Homebase Swindon Orbital

Thamesdown Drive
Swindon, SN25 4AN

Horitco Nursery

Pinkney Park, Sherston
Malmesbury, SN16 0NX

John Toomer Garden & Pet Centre

31 Stone Lane, Lydiard Millicent
Swindon, SN5 3LD

Kevin Hughes Plants

Heale Garden
Middle Woodford, SP4 6NT

Lakeside Garden Centre

Crockerton
Warminster, BA12 8AP

Landford, A Wyvale Garden Centre

Southampton Road, Landford, Wiltshire
Salisbury, SP5 2BE

Malmesbury Garden Centre

Crudwell Road
Malmesbury, SN16 9JL

Manor Garden Centre

Cheney Manor Industrial Estate
Swindon, SN2 2QJ

Meadowgate Nursery

Brokerswood
Westbury, BA13 4EG

Midge Hall Nurseries

Midgehall
Swindon, SN4 8ER

New Forest Lavender

Giles Lane
Salisbury, SP5 2BG

Old Milestone Nursery

The Old Milestone Nursery, Melksham Road
Trowbridge, BA14 6QT

Pet & Garden Centre

1 Camdale Pde Cricklade Rd
Swindon, SN2 6AH

Porton Garden Aquatic & Pets

Porton
Salisbury, SP4 0LA

Row Farm Nursery

Chapmanslade
Westbury, BA13 4AB

Salisbury, A Wyevale Garden Centre

Netherhampton Road, Netherhampton
Salisbury, SP2 8PR

SCATS Countrystores Devizes

Nursteed Trading Estate, Mill Road
Devizes, SN10 3EW

SCATS Countrystores Salisbury

Churchfields Road
Salisbury, SP2 7PP

Shaw Trust Palmer Gardens

Islington
Trowbridge, BA14 8QJ

Studley Grange Garden Centre

Hay Lane
Near Wroughton, SN4 9QT

Suochez Nurseries

86 Britford Lane
Salisbury, SP2 8AJ

Swindon Garden Centre

The Salad Bowl, Hyde Road
Swindon, SN2 7SE

The Lawn Store

The Bays Shaftesbury Road Barford St. Martin
Salisbury, SP3 4BL

The Walled Garden Nursery

Newleaze Cottages
Chippenham, SN15 5DF

Townsends Garden Centre

27 Bath Road
Devizes, SN10 2BB

Trowbridge Garden Centre

288 Frome Road
Trowbridge - Wiltshire, BA14 ODT

Westdale Nurseries

Holt Road
Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1TS

Whitehall Garden Centre

Corsham Road, Lacock
Chippenham, SN15 2LZ

Wickes Chippenham

Unit 1
Chippenham, Sn14 6Nf

Wickes Salisbury

Bourne Retail Park
Sailsbury, Sp1 2Qq

Wickes Swindon Extra

57 Gypsy Lane
Swindon, Sn2 8Dh

Wickes Trowbridge

Unit 10 Canal Road Ind Est
Trowbridge, Ba14 8Rn

Wilkinson Chippenham

31/33 High Street
Chippenham, SN15 3EY

Wilkinson Devizes

8-12 High Street
Devizes, SN10 1AT

Wilkinson Swindon

Fleet Street
Swindon, SN1 1RA

Wilkinson Trowbridge

Castle Place Shopping Centre
Trowbridge, BA14 8AL

Woodborough Garden Centre

Nursery Farm
Woodborough - Wiltshire, SN9 5PF

Woodspring Fuchsia Nursery

Weston Lane
Salisbury, SP5 1RQ