The friendliest Garden Centre serving Reading, Maidenhead & Wokingham.

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

Offer Postard Now Ready

Members of our Friends of Club are invited to collect their postcard of offers from any of our  tills.

Offers run until end of February.
 

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...

Trim back vines

Trim back ornamental vines like Virginia creeper from around the eaves and doorframes of your house to keep them in bounds, always cutting back to a bud and training in any growth to their framework of wires. Remove older and overcrowded stems completely to keep the plant young and healthy.

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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Over 60? Join Tuesday Club

10% OFF on Tuesday in the Farm Shop, Garden Centre & Cafe

Click here for more information about our tuesday club & click on the image (left) to see latest Tues Club Jan Feb offers

Plant of the Week: Hamamelis mollis

Plant of the Week: Hamamelis mollis

The Chinese witch hazel, Hamamelis mollis, casts a delicate, spidery spell on your garden throughout the winter months. You'll begin to notice its curiously curled lemony petals unfurling about now on bare branches; soon after, the air fills with a glorious spicy scent (enjoy its full intensity by cutting a branch and bringing it indoors).

It makes a large shrub, growing slowly to about 3m, and is happy in sun or shade (though you'll get the best of the flowers in a sunny spot as the scent is triggered by sunshine). The choice varieties include 'Goldcrest', with scarlet-centred blooms, and 'Wisley Supreme' with flowers of palest yellow.