Top 10 Garden Centres in Leicester

by Alex Burroughes

Garden centres aren’t just good places to get new plants, trees and garden accessories for the warmer months.

They’re also great for aquatics, pets and days out with the family! It’s often you’ll find calm cafe’s and a huge selection when it comes to finding what you’re looking for when visiting a garden centre. And as it’s officially springtime, here are Leicester’s top 10 Garden Centres!

Wyevale Garden Centres

An award-winning garden centre located in Stapleton. You can always expect a warm welcome at Wyevale Garden Centre.

With excellent staff on hand and a huge range of top quality gardening products and plants, it is a great place to shop this spring.

They also have a gift shop, pet shop and restaurant on site so make a day of it and visit Wyevale Garden Centres.

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Ken Bailly Garden Centre

Ken Baily Garden Centre is part of Wistow rural centre a few miles of Leicester and North of Market Harborough.

With wonderful planet life on offer, they also sell lots of gardening equipment and decorations.

It is a great day out with a cafe and model village also located on site as well as the famous Wistow Maze nearby.

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Kibworth Garden Centre

Run by a local family located in Kibworth which is South-East of Leicester.

They grow and supply all types of garden planets depending on the season. They also grow Christmas trees in the Winter.

They also have many different suppliers and delivery is available for the local area.

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Sapcote Garden Centre

Sapcote Garden Centre is a family owned business found in the heart of Leicestershire.

They have everything that is needed for a dedicated as well as first-time gardeners.

So if you are looking for a rare plant or a friendly place to just browse then visit Sapcote Garden Centre.

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Brooklea Nursery

Working alongside Garden Creation Service, Brooklea Nursery offers amazing planets and garden furniture to their customers.

They are constantly improving and striving to exceed expectations. As they work with Garden Creation Service you can also get your gardens completely transformed with amazing Brooklea Nursery plants.

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Goscote Nurseries

Goscote Nurseries have been growing and sourcing planets from across the world for 50 years.

They are constantly introducing new planets and are open 7 days a week with experts always ready to help out.

They have lots of different planets including Japanese Maples, Rhododendron and Azalea. They also have a fantastic cafe situated onsite.

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Thurlaston Garden Centre & Tearoom

A wonderful garden centre in Thurlaston the other side of the M1 to Leicester.

Thurlaston doesn’t just sell flowers and plants but also clothes and sweet tasty treats.

So for a great service, great products and a great time out visit Thurlaston Garden Centre.

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Birstall Garden Centre

Now in its 48 year Birstall Garden Centre was the first garden centre to begin online trading in 1999.

With lots on offer in-store and online including planets, outdoor leisure items, homeware as well as books and toys.

In some areas of the UK, they also deliver and construct garden buildings such as shed and greenhouses.

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Hawgrip Plants

Hawgrip Plants are all about making the customer happy and it quite clear that they do that when you look at their reviews.

With some amazing staff that are always cheerful as well as great products available all year round at bargain prices.

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Palmers Garden Centre

In a small allotment on the edge of Leicester George Palmer and his wife Julie grew fruit, vegetables and flowers to sell to on the market. George Palmer brought three acres of land with the money he had saved up and eventually, this became Palmers Garden Center.

Palmers Garden Centre has been around for over 1oo years and is still run by the great-grandchildren of the founder. Palmers is a great place to take the family with beautiful flowers on display that you can take a walk around and delicious treats found in the cafe.

They sell all you need for your garden and home with plants, equipment, furniture and outdoor features. And, with first class service what more can you ask for.

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