Garden Centres, Garden Nurseries and Garden Plants.
Surrey does have some well known gardens for a liyyler inspitation. The two big RHS gardens are a must. However for local gardeners looking for a little inspiration some of the other gardens are worth seeking out.
Winkworth Arboretum is run by the National Trust, over 1000 different trees and shrubs. Losely Park Walled Garden, designed by Gertude Jekyll, over 2.5 acres of garden 'rooms'. Ypu can focus on different ideas, a Herb Garden, Rose Garden or the White Garden which is magnificent in spring to summer.
You could look at the House of Fraser, formerly Harvey's Store Roofgarden, find it at 105 High St Guildford. Its open when the store is open. Wonderful roof garden and great views as well.
Munstead Wood was owned by Gertude Jekyll, you might find this one an inspiration. However you do need to make an appointment.
Vann at Godalming is another 'roomed garde'. The water garden is anothe rof Gertrude Jekylls designs.
Titsey Place is only open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from June to September. Chech the website for opening times.
So now we have some inspiration its time to find your local nursery to put your own ideas into place. Maybe on a smaller scale, however you do get the idea.
Find plant nurseries and garden centres servicing Surrey. Garden Centres located in Surrey provide a wide range of perennial plants trees, roses and shrubs as well as a great range of associated gardening equipment .
List of Local Nurseries and Garden Centres in Surrey
SPRING REACH NURSERY Tel : 01483-284769 FAX 01483 -284769
Long Reach Ockham Surrey GU23 6PG
An award winning plant nursery and one of the South's best kept secrets. We are set in heart of Surrey, and only 5 mins drive from RHS Wisley. Includes a range of Camellia and Camellia Japonica.
PETERSHAM NURSERIES Tel:/ Fax 020 8940 5230
Church Lane, off Petersham Road, Petersham, Nr Richmond, Surrey TW10 7AG
Wonderfully stylish displays of plants are complimented by garden antiques and original artefacts, picked up in Europe, India and the Far East. A delightfully quirky caf?©-restaurant.
WALNUT TREE GARDEN NURSERY Tel: 01953 488 163
Flymoor Lane Rocklands Attleborough Norfolk NR 17 1BP
Offering a wide range of herbaceous perennials, ornamental trees,¬? shrubs and old roses ; includes rare varieties and species and¬? well-loved classics; large plantsmans' garden.
- RHS GARDEN WISLEY
Woking SurreyGU23 6QB
With its association with the RHS this is a garden centre that focuses on plants. A good range of fertilisers and pest control products. Garden pots, sculpture and more.
- SQUIRES GARDEN CENTRE Tel : 1932 247579
153-155, Burwood Rd, Hersham, KT12 4AR, Surrey
Opening 'all weather' plant canopy makes it wonderful in all weather. A cafe and garden furniture as well.
- CROCKFORD BRIDGE GARDEN CENTRE Tel : 0844 288 5117
New Haw Rd, Addlestone, KT15 2BU, Surrey
A Wyevale garden centre, good range of generalplant lines, restaurant and all of the gardening accessories you might expect.
- AVALON GARDEN CENTRE Tel : 1428 604842
Tilford Rd, Farnham, GU10 2LL, Surrey
- CLANDON PARK GARDEN CENTRE Tel : 1483 222925
Clandon Park, Guildford, GU4 7RQ, Surrey
Worth looking up for the garden talks that they put on each month. We could say this is one of the best local garden centres in the county for plants and plant knowledge. In fact we will say it. Yes they have a coffee shop and a good range of plants as well.
- FRENSHAM GARDEN CENTRE Tel : 1252 792545
The Reeds, Farnham, GU10 3BP, Surrey
- Coffee shop, Farm Shop, plants, trees and shrubs.
Local Garden Centre Guide