The British are a nation of gardeners who come in all shapes, sizes and levels of expertise. This said no matter what type of garden people tend and nurture without doubt every keen gardener loves nothing more than visiting the local garden centre or nursery. Here the horticultural enthusiast can wander round for hours at a time choosing hardy plants, trees, bedding display plants, roses, alpines, climbing plants, hedging, spring bulbs, garden machinery, garden furniture, water garden features, compost, tools, huge clay pots, raised growing beds, statues, sheds, paving, water butts, greenhouses, garden equipment, conservatory furniture, gazebos, garden arches, patio heaters and barbecues.

For those that don’t have the time or the inclination to drive to their nearest garden centre or can’t find a specialist nursery close to home there is the nowadays the wonderful option of buying everything you could wish for for online. This is something earlier generations were never able to take advantage of , so all gardening enthusiasts should thank their lucky stars that modern technology has come to the aid of one of the oldest occupations on the planet.

To help you in your quest to find exactly what you need or desire for you garden we have featured a list of worthwhile and reliable garden suppliers that either sell face to face or online or indeed offer both options. So there is no excuse to not have the most beautiful garden in your neighbourhood!

THOMPSON & MORGAN

This very famous and well loved company is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of mail order gardening products. Their enormous range features over 6,000 products including sometimes rare plants and seeds. It is an enduring company which has more than one hundred and fifty years of accumulated horticultural knowledge and experience which it uses to offer customers the very best in bulbs, plants, fruit and garden equipment, cold frames, birdcare and of course an unrivalled selection of unusual or rare seeds including an exciting range of wildflower seeds, including an exciting and fruitful butterfly mix. Visit Website

GARDEN SEAT

Garden Seat aims to provide a seasonal view of the garden from the relaxing perspective of a garden seat. The site is a garden shopping comparison site for outdoor furniture including seats, garden benches, garden tables, garden dining sets, picnic benches and garden swings as well as many other outdoor living items such as gazebos, parasols, chimineas, pots, planters, water features and conservatory furniture. In addition the site has a large and useful gardening blog where you can find a plethora of advice and ideas designed to help all types of gardeners from those who have few pots on a town balcony or cultivate an allotment to those who garden on large country estates.

You’ll find a wealth of practical help and information and inspiration for your tackling own garden and this unique site can save you literally hours searching on the web. Everything shown on the site is listed with prices ranging from low to high and you can browse for you want by checking out relevant information by size, shape and specific materials including teak, wicker, metal,  rattan or fabric. Visit Website.

BLOOMING DIRECT

Blooming Direct is a well-established online supplier that sells plants, herbs, seeds and flowers, garden tools and furniture as well as Gardeners Therapy skin products. They also have a select range of vegetable plants, fruit plants and herb plants available in the kitchen garden section as well as a wide range of vegetable and herb seeds. In addition they sell best quality, value for money garden tools and equipment from great names such as the renowned Burgon & Ball and Gardman. Find everything from garden gifts, garden furniture, barbecues, clothing, well made hand tools to garden shears, pruners, secateurs, garden cultivators, trowel, transplanters, labels, twines and much more besides. Visit Website

GARDENING DIRECT

Gardening Direct, aim to enable you to get the most pleasure from your garden by offering you a choice of great value, top quality plants, grown under greenhouse conditions and delivered direct to your door. More and more people are finding that dealing with them is the easy way to enable them to plan their garden, whatever the time of year. You can browse through their site and order from the comfort of your own home, knowing that all their plants are covered by a 100% guarantee. They offer a vast range of bedding plants, perennials, shrubs, bulbs, fruit and vegetables, patio plants, seeds, roses and watering equipment. Visit Website

UK WATER FEATURES

UK Water Features is a friendly Yorkshire based company specialising in indoor and outdoor garden water features. With everything from modern stainless steel designs to traditional tiered fountains, they have it. All of their water features are self-contained, easy to install and require very little maintenance. As well as providing a relaxing focal point to your garden, their indoor water features are absolutely ideal for use in your home or office. A huge range of indoor and garden water features with a complimentary range of garden lighting, furniture, and paving. This company not only sells pumps and pond stuff it also sells garden furniture, garden buildings and more. Visit Website