just in: patio roses full of buds including 'Lovely Bride'

This summer the garden centre has been very busy and each week we have lots of healthy new stock for planting now :summer/autumnn colour to brighten your pots, dwarf clematis that flower all summer , lavenders, blue, striped  and mahogany coloured grasses, variegated leaved buddleias ,asparagus, fresh stock of alpines and lots of herbs ( parsley, thyme, mints,rosemary, sages, chives, tarragon etc),  fruit trees and bushes including fan trained fruit , quinces, snake bark maples, 8ft magnolias, look out for Black Tulip £69-99 and much more


a very large selection (new varieties every week) of cottage garden plants including Japanese anemones, delphiniums, coreopsis, salvias , verbenas, penstemons, heucheras, scabious etc.

BRITISH GROWN BUSH,CLIMBING and STANDARD ROSES -looking great well budded and lots of flowers

including  Happy Ruby Wedding, standard Golden Anniversary and a range of patio climbing roses( image below) that repeat flower and bloom from top to bottom. Also grow well in containers.

....good range of healthy pond plants ....

why not join our new  GARDENERS CLUB which gives 10% off all plants during weekdays, free tea or coffee in early morning or late afternoon on every visit (weekdays only), extra special offers, and lots more. Please call in and enquire.


Gorgeous light raspberry-red flowers maturing to very deep pink. Blooms June to September.Any aspect.



RUDBECKIA 'Little Gold Star'

Compact hardy form of rudbeckia. Covered in bright yellow flowers with dark brown centres from July to October. Bright position. Good size plants, well budded to give colour midsummer and autumn.Highly recommended.

After browsing  the garden centre why not enjoy some refreshments from the well recommended coffee shop.

 ..The house plant area includes lots of new flowering and foliage plants and we always have a superb range of cacti, and venus fly traps..


Fast growing evergreen hedge for sun or shade. Foliage to ground level. Will grow in most soil conditions.

....we have a comprehensive range of fruit trees ( with lots of fruit ) for summer planting



The crimson glory vine bears large dimpled leaves which turn fiery shades of brilliant red, gold and orange in autumn. Fast growing and will cover a shed, garage, pergola etc. Sun or partial shade. Large plants for sale to give instant impact.




This hardy shrub is grown for its rich red-purple architectural foliage. Clusters of daisy pink flowers in summer followed by attractive red berries in Autumn.
Prune as required.


   .......HEATHERS for all year colour - looking superb......

many varieties to choose from..small and larger pots of heathers, and also sold in packs of six.



hardy low growing evergreen plants providing colourful foliage all year. Summer flowering. Adaptable to sun or shade and SLUGPROOF. We have many of the varieties in this image




                Acer davidii 'VIPER'

spectacular snake bark maple with dynamic white and green striated bark Tolerates any soil including poorly drained and heavy soils. These trees must be seen on the garden centre, looking special now, about 9ft.



 ORNAMENTAL TREES ..for summer planting

(click on tree variety to view image)
excellent range including WEEPING PURPLE BEECH, a disease resistant snake bark maple ACER DAVIDII 'Viper' {must be seen}, a birch with pure white peeling bark perfect for the smaller garden BETULA 'Moonbeam' , and LIQUIDAMBAR STYRACIFLUA with its mulitcoloured autumn foliage. Have you also seen the rose pink berried SORBUS 'Eastern Promise'.


 Experienced horticulturalists Philip and Edwina are usually on hand to give guidance on choice of plants if required . If you want quality plants at the right price please give us a try....  we feel sure you will not be disappointed, and why not give our coffee shop a visit with its all new menu this year. The full English breakfast is great value from £3-95 which includes a free tea or coffee and refill, and is served from 8.30, except Sunday when  we open at  10.00.