The friendliest Garden Centre serving Reading, Maidenhead & Wokingham.

Your fresh, local & friendly independent garden centre & farm shop & much more besides.

Dogs are welcome

We welcome well behaved dogs in our garden centre, gift shop & cafe garden!  Assistance are dogs permitted in all areas.

Plant of the Week: Dahlia

Plant of the Week: Dahlia

After a spell in the fashion wilderness, we've rediscovered the delights of exotic-looking Mexican dahlias – and now we can't get enough of them. The sheer variety is mind-boggling, from the charm and simplicity of single-flowered 'Bishop of Llandaff' to spiky cactus flowers, tight pompoms or romantic waterlily types, in every shade from palest cream to sultry deep purples.

Now is the time to drop established plants into your borders, filling gaps and adding a look-at-me splash of colour. Discover a few new varieties each year and you'll soon build up a collection of spectacular colour to jazz up your borders from midsummer till the first frosts.

The year-round greenhouse

A greenhouse is a real asset in a garden. It can be a beautiful building, for one thing: when the sun glints off the glass of a white-painted greenhouse filled with vibrantly colourful plants it'll always make you smile.

But it's also a wonderful way to expand your gardening beyond all…

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Easy Gifts

We sell vouchers: Garden Centre Gift Vouchers - accepted in many UK stores
AND Hare Hatch Sheeplands Vouchers - accepted here!

Looking for a Plant?

Not sure what plants to choose for specific places or effects in your garden? Use our plant finder...

Sow bluebells

Bluebell bulbs are raised very well from seed. Sow some English bluebell (not Spanish ones!) seeds now into trays of seed and cutting compost or a nursery beds.