The Garden Centre

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The Garden Centre helps expand our clients work and social skills by assisting us with its operation. They develop horticultural expertise and knowledge, coupled with retail experience. Everyone who attends benefits from the therapeutic value of horticultural activities.

Clients digging in horticulture

The Garden Centre grows a comprehensive range of top quality plants and vegetables, all for sale to the general public at very competitive prices. Our aim is to offer a superb range of quality plants, shrubs and specimen trees and provide a great service to all our customers. We are visited regularly by Landscape Gardeners who choose to buy our plants because of their quality and our competitive prices.Fruit and vegetables are available seasonally, of which many are grown naturally on our own site. Our clients assist in every aspect of production from seed to sale. We stock a range of plants & shrubs all year round plus garden sundries including pots, compost and our very own well rotted manure.

The New Garden Centre

We always endeavour to have a large selection of shrubs, herbaceous, pot plants, hanging baskets and planters. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter sales of geraniums, fuchsias, hanging baskets, patio and bedding plants ensure that you will have the seasons ‘must have’ colours.

We have a number of special offers on plants and shrubs throughout the year. We also have popular plant sale days in May and October, please view our events page. We feel our strength lies in core gardening with the majority of our customers visiting us as they know we have knowledgeable and friendly staff who are always on hand to provide help and advice. If you cannot find what you need – just ask. If we do not currently stock the product you want, we will endeavour to obtain it on your behalf.

Ask about our Garden Services – we have a team on hand to carry out all your garden chores either on a one off or regular basis - lawn mowing, garden clearance, planting etc. We would be happy to quote. Just call us on 01903 245078.

Therapeutic Benefits

As well as acquiring knowledge on all areas of horticulture, our horticulture clients experience a range of physical, psychological and social benefits. Much research has been carried out into the benefits of horticulture, proving that horticultural activities can positively impact on an individual's mind, body and spirit.

Vegetables we sell in our farm shop

Physical Health Benefits

Horticulture involves physical activity, strengthening clients' muscles and bones and improving blood flow, and therefore allowing clients to maintain fitness. It also improves balance and coordination and promotes healthy living, teaching clients how to grow their own fruit and vegetables. 

Psychological Benefits
Social Benefits

Opening Hours:

The Garden Centre, Cafe, Small Animal Farm and Memorial Walk are open 7 days a week from 10:00am to 4:00pm.