Lupins in the plant area

Outdoor Plants

Plants are our passion, and we aim to bring you the biggest range we possibly can of quality healthy yet affordable herbaceous perennials, shrubs, trees, alpines, herbs, grasses, ferns, wildflowers, roses, climbers, soft fruit, bedding and vegetable plants.

We offer gardening club discounts, and advice on what to plant in your garden.

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Plant supports, arches and obelisks

Demand for these is huge and our range is on the increase. We stock simple arcs and plant girdles in rusty rustic finish or green; peony and other grow-through supports.

You will find metal arches and obelisks in different weights and finishes such as plain/rusty arcs and girdles, galvanised obelisks, heavy duty black-painted arches, extra wide arches, rose supports and wooden obelisks.

ARCHES: The larger, heavy duty arches and gazebos can be ordered for direct delivery to your home. Other arches come boxed and will fit easily in most cars.

Outdoor pots & planters

Our terracotta pots are all of high quality and some are guaranteed for 50 years.

Glazed cylinders and popular National Trust pots wonderful inexpensive terracotta rhubarb forcers ... fibreclay pots, troughs, and square planters. Our main pot suppliers are Woodlodge and Wholegreen.

You can also now order from us any wooden planter from our neighbour Adams Planters, and collect from /pay us (at the same price as on their website). Turnaround is usually within a few days, even for custom sizes.

Greenhouses & potting sheds

Swallow greenhouse

Swallow timber greenhouses offer superb quality and value. Made with pressure-treated timber and toughened safety glass, they have automatic opening roof vents the woodwork is guaranteed for 10 years.

Prices include delivery and installation. For information on styles, colours and options, why not come and see our Kingfisher greenhouse and Rook potting shed on display in the plant area.  We keep catalogues and price lists in the shop.

Compost & landscaping

We like peat free: you will find a range of peat-free composts; multi-purpose, ericaceous, seed & cutting, farm manure, John Innes, and local products Carr’s organic compost and Soil Improver. We also stock some SylvaGrow composts.

Topsoil, various grits and gravels, decorative bark and recycled plastic paving grids (the same ones we have used for our paths - you can drive heavy trucks over them with no damage) - complete our landscaping range.

Compost topsoil and bark

Sandstone water features


Stunning water features, bird baths, benches, planters, sundials and other stone items: a feature to grace any garden and a fabulous way to mark a special occasion such as a special anniversary. Come and have a look at our range or let us know if you would like a Foras stone product ordered in.

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Sculpture & garden ornaments

We have assembled an eclectic mix of beautiful, often quirky, highly gift-worthy items to suit every budget - from around £5 for a designer stepping stone, to several hundred for some of the larger galvanised metal pieces by Herefordshire sculptors Claudia Petley and Neil Lossock.

Dragonfly sculpture

Garden furniture

Benches and hardwood table & chair sets in various styles in metal, hardwood or painted, are on display in the plant area most of the year.

Deckchairs, outdoor mirrors, potting benches and more are displayed within the shop. Look out for brand new styles in Spring.

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