Garden and Plant Newsletter | January 2024

Hello friends of Cam Home & Garden

We hope 2024 is getting off to a great start for you!

We’re okay but getting frustrated with the roadworks outside our shop!

Many of our customers are frustrated too but we are managing to support people in a number of ways:

  • access by foot or bike to our shop door is easy – there is a path along the run of shops and you can get to us easily on foot
  • our own specific parking spaces and bike racks are still available just in front of our shop
  • we offer free local delivery
  • Ring us up and check if you’re not sure before setting out – we’re always happy to answer questions or try to find ways to help

Support our Milton Road community of shops

Our part of town is friendly and we’re lucky to have a variety of shops close by – from florists to nail bars, charity shops to pharmacies not to mention two flooring shops, two small supermarkets, several food outlets, a butcher and… I could go on!

All of these businesses are struggling with the impact of the road works.

We all provide a friendly local service, get to know people who live nearby, support each other and often also support small local charities and community groups.

As proud members of this small business community we’re asking our customers to bear all the other shops in mind too:

  • When you come to visit us why not run other errands nearby?
  • Your support during these difficult roadworks will make a big difference.
Barriers around roadworks on Milton Road outside our shop
Traffic works signage and barrier - sign reads 'Caution Deep Excavations'

Use your £5 vouchers soon!

If you picked up a £5 voucher in our December promotion you have until Wednesday 31 January to use it on any items in our shop – it’s even valid on sale items!

Special offer on packs of seeds

To celebrate the planting season we’re offering a 3-for-2 deal on all packets of seeds – come and stock up! (Lowest price item is free) This offer runs through January and February.

Sign with seed packets in front of it. Sign reads 'Buy 2 get 3rd free' January and Feb 2024 only, lowest price item free

Big Garden Birdwatch

Join thousands of people around the country for the super popular Big Garden Birdwatch this week! And to tempt more birds into your garden we’ve got bird food and feeders here in the shop for you to buy.

bird food and bird houses

Sign up at the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) website to report your list and take part in this longstanding and important example of citizen science. It tracks where species are thriving, where they are in trouble, and is an important way to monitor changes in bird life.

We like a bit of bird watching too – so come in and let us know what you’ve seen!

Chalk board sign with information about RSPB birdwatch event, propped up with seeds and bird feeders surrounding it

Pots and bunches of spring flowers

For your table, windowsills and as gifts we have all the spring flowers for you!

We have pots of snowdrops, bluebells, daffodils, irises, tulips, crocuses and more – come in and choose!

We also ring up our trusted supplier, Fentongollan farm near Truro in Cornwall, to ensure weekly deliveries of their fantastic cut daffodils.

Keep in touch

If you have any concerns about how to access the shop or place orders for delivery please ring us:  01223 660685 or 07845 964013

Warmest wishes

Robin

…and the Cam Home and Garden Team

Shop in store

Come and browse our well stocked store at 127 Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1XE. You will be surprised what you can find on our shelves.

We can help you find what you are looking for, even if you’re not sure, and can offer advice on growing your own, home brewing, DIY, and more!

Reserve and collect

Are you after something specific? Call or email us and we will reserve it for you, ready for collection.

If you want something that is not in stock, we will order it for you. We partner with suppliers to offer more than 20,000 product lines and can track down what you need, saving you time looking. Just ask!

Ask us to deliver

It’s easy to get your shopping delivered to your door. Phone or email us with your order and we will send it round to you.

We offer free delivery north of the River Cam and serve Cambridge, Milton, Histon, and Impington.

Latest catalogue and offers

Our virtual catalogues show current offers but by no means all stock that we have available in the shop. And we can order many more items in - just ask!

You can also order online - for delivery to our shop or direct to your home!

Get in touch

The best way to check prices, availability and ask questions is to ring us on 01223 660685 or email us info@camhomeandgarden.co.uk

We can often put an item aside for you to collect, and we can also deliver - just get in touch and ask.

Community

Check out our two friendly Facebook pages where you can see latest news, get stock updates and ask questions.

Shop online

A selection (but by no means all) of our products can be bought online at homehardware.co.uk for home delivery or collection from our shop.

We stock (and can order) in a much wider selection in our shop - so if you can find what you're looking for just ask us anyway.

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