Welcome to the Plants Department. Whether its evergreens, perennials, little alpines or well-established trees and shrubs. All of our centres cater for the keen gardener and our selection suits any size of garden. Our plant's department provides the highest quality and variety of plants. Our knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you with any of your questions and can advise you on planting and the care of your plants.
British Garden Centres prides itself on offering you a great selection of plants. As part of our commitment to you, we offer a plant guarantee (see below for details). You can buy with confidence from any of our centres.
There's nothing quite like the taste of freshly grown fruit and vegetables from your garden. That, coupled with the sense of achievement, makes growing your own a fulfilling and ultimately rewarding past time. The great news is you can start now. Get the family involved and explore the range of fruits, vegetables and herbs you can grow in pots, borders and even baskets. Here we have a selection of great tips to help get you started on your very own - 'grow your own' journey, from pot to plate!
Wouldn't you love to grab a fresh, juicy apple or a handful of strawberries from your own garden? You can grow many different fruits in your garden at home, even if you have limited space. But before you start dreaming of the delicious gooseberry pie you'll make from your harvest, consider which fruits will grow best in your garden.
Now is the perfect time to start preparations for this year's vegetable crops. Our online store has a huge selection of vegetable seeds to choose from...there will even be something for the fussiest little eaters, we promise!
As we are all staying at home, why not grow your own? Last year saw many of us turn to the garden whether that's growing plants in pots, planters or baskets or starting a herb garden. From tasty basil to fragrant mint, growing your own herbs can be very rewarding. Plus they are great to add to your recipes. Why not get the kids involved?
For great crops, now is the time to plant your seed potatoes. Read our blog on planting seed potatoes here. Full of useful advice and tips to get the best out of first early, second early and main crop potatoes.
Hellebores often referred to as Christmas Rose provide winter interest in any garden. These perennial plants have a long flowering period, lasting well into spring. Hellebores are mainly evergreen with handsome leaves. They thrive in shadier parts of the garden.
Pansies easily out-bloom any other winter flowering bedding plant. They are the perfect plant for filling winter hanging baskets and containers, as well as plugging gaps in your borders.
Instant colour in your winter garden with purple, blue, red, orange and yellow. With hardy stems, Pansies will stand the test of the seasonal weather.
Primrose brighten winter beds, borders, window boxes and containers with a vast array of colours. They offer great flowering throughout the winter months. Avoid overwatering in containers as the damp cold conditions can cause rot.
Houseplants look great and improve our lives by brightening up our homes and bringing the natural world indoors. In addition to this, NASA’s Clean Air Study found that plants remove harmful toxins found in household materials and products.
One of the best at this is the Marble Queen Pothos (Epipremnum aureum).
One of the best house plants for cleaning the air in your home is the Marble Queen Pothos (Epipremnum aureum).
Not only do they look striking but they also have many medicinal uses. The plant is stemless or very short-stemmed with thick, green, fleshy leaves. With its many medicinal uses, it is usually safe to use the aloe vera straight from the plant.
Here at British Garden Centres we take great care and attention to ensure that the plants you buy from us are to premium quality. To strengthen this claim we offer a One Year Hardy Plant Guarantee so that you can buy with confidence from us.
Our plant guarantee is applicable to all hardy plants, except those purchased from our sale area. If you wish to return a plant to us that has failed to grow, it must have been watered correctly and not neglected and must be returned within one year, together with a valid receipt. We will then replace the plant for you or provide a credit note for you to choose something else.
Our plant department is well known for its vast range of outdoor and indoor plants. We pride ourselves on the quality and choice of plants we have on offer. From bedding plants to shrubs, specimen plants to trees, alpines to water plants and dracaena to orchids, you can be sure of a great choice. Our plants are sourced locally and from around Europe by our plant buyers. The team are always on hand in the plant department to give advice and tips on selection, planting, growth and care of your plants.