Welcome to Stansted Park Garden Centre
Located in the South Downs National Park you will be hard pressed to find a Garden Centre in the UK in more picturesque surroundings.
A visit to the Garden Centre is not complete without visiting our neighbours at the Pavilion Tea Room, or a walk round the Historic Stansted House.
If local produce is your thing, our friends at the Farm shop can help with local produce, or enjoy a home baked Pizza before trying to conquer the Maze!
Relax on the lawn while the kids play on the new play centre, before a trip on the Railway....
A true day out which makes a change from the beach...
Plant of the Week: Primrose
This diminutive little trooper gets its name from the Latin for ‘first to flower’ – and every year the first primroses to unfurl deliver their message that spring is just around the corner.
Wild primroses – Primula vulgaris – are expert at colonising wild patches on banks and under hedges and a must-have in wildlife gardens for their early nectar. But the primrose family also offers vibrant colours from orange to red and magenta: bedding primroses and multi-flowered polyanthus are brilliant at filling pots and baskets with cheerfulness at this time of year. Try partnering them with snowdrops, crocuses and early-flowering narcissi like ‘February Gold’ for a real early spring pick-me-up.
A sheet of glimmering water, dancing with dragonflies and sparkling with lush, exotic flowers is an eyecatching centrepiece that's the perfect finishing touch to your garden. Water features create a restful space after the fireworks of your main borders, and they'll attract wildlife into your…Read more »
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Train summer raspberries
Bend whippy new canes of summer-fruiting raspberries over in an arch and secure the tips back onto the top wires of supports to encourage the plants to produce plenty of fruit-bearing sideshoots. Follow up with a thick mulch around the roots for a bumper crop in a few months' time.