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.

Displaying orchids

Give your home a touch of truly exotic beauty with some of the dozens of orchids on offer in our garden centre in Reading. They're easier to grow than you'd think, especially the Phalaenopsis (moth) orchids, and come in a dazzling array of colours: everything from white to palest yellow to mag…

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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...

Plant clematis

The best time to plant clematis is from late October to November, and you'll really notice how much better they'll perform than if you plant them in spring. Plant them nice and deep, so that the first pair of buds at the bottom of the stem are covered with earth, and, if possible, make sure the base of the plant is in shade - at least make sure it isn't in full sun.