From nursery to garden: British Garden Centres' commitment to home-grown plants

With the spring season fast approaching, British Garden Centres are proud to announce a renewed commitment to providing quality and value to its customers, through a large range of home-grown plants, which have been cultivated in the UK.

British Garden Centres are committed to growing plants locally, ensuring quality sustainability and local comBritish Garden Centres Temple Nursery home-grown plants in nursery from nurseries to gardenmunities are being supported. With a passionate team of horticulturalists, taking steps to cultivate the finest stock is available for customers.

With three nurseries, Fretherne Nursery, Woodthorpe and Temple Nursery, are being run by a team of experts who are dedicated to providing customers with the highest quality plants. By opting for British-grown plants. you’re supporting not only local growers, but additionally bolstering the horticulture industry in the UK. The nurseries cultivate a wide variety of seasonal plants that are bursting with colour and ready to add instant impact to any outdoor space.

We are proud to have seen 8 million plants sold in 2023, with 600,000 of those being houseplants, which clearly shows that the plant parent trend is here to stay. The top-selling houseplant in our collection is the Phalaenopsis 2-spike orchid, with an impressive 50,000 units sold throughout the year. This remarkable success of the plant is a testament to both our dedicated and knowledgeable nursery staff and how nature can bring joy and positivity into our homeowners' lives.

Looking ahead, the Temple Nursery has a planned programme of growing 255,482 plants for the upcoming 2024British Garden Centres Temple Nursery home-grown plants in nursery from nurseries to garden season, showcasing our commitment to continued growth and productivity in our plant offerings. With our extensive range of home-grown plants, we are confident that we can provide our customers with the best possible products to help them create their dream outdoor spaces. 

Julian Palphramand, Head of Plants at British Garden Centres said: “As a proud family-led business, we take great care in growing the finest quality plants in our nurseries. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond our cultivating process, as we meticulously select and transport our plants to our 62 stores located across the country. We are dedicated to providing our customers with exceptional plants and garden products that reflect our passion for horticulture and our love for nature.”

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