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Gardening Essentials

In our gardening department you will find everything you need to keep your garden looking good. A wide range of plant feeds, fertilisers, and pest controls. Professional tools and watering equipment, trellis, canes and obelisks.

A wide range of terracotta, glazed and plastic pots, compost and aggregates.

If you prefer to grow your own we stock Sutton and Kings seeds and Taylors bulbs.

We also stock a wide range of bird food, feeders, and nesting boxes, plus habitats and food for other visitors to your garden such as hedgehogs, ladybirds and bees.

Seasonal bedding and plants

In our covered area you will find all our seasonal bedding which change throughout the seasons. From winter flowering pansies & cyclamen, to spring bulbs in the green, a stunning selection of summer bedding including geraniums, petunias and patio plants. A range of vegetables and herb plants and a selection of seasonal planted containers and baskets.

Hardy plants

  • Shrubs including Aucuba, Japonica, Buddleja, Ceanothus, Cistus, Cordyline, Euonymous and Photinia.
  • Climbers - Clematis, Honeysuckle, Jasmine, and Pyracantha.
  • Trees
  • Roses
  • Alpines & heathers


  • Achillea - Attractive to bees and butterflies. Flower heads last a long time, ideal for cutting and drying for flower arrangers. Perform best in full sun with good drainage but need a moisture retentive soil.
  • Agapanthus - strap shaped foliage of a deep green with individual tubular, trumpet or bell shaped flowers usually blue or white - ideal flowers for cutting.
  • Delphinium - Tall spires of flowers, could need staking, excellent cut flowers.
  • Heuchera - Good ground cover, variety of coloured leaves, bronze, purple, grey & green, tiny spires of flowers in early summer.
  • Lysimachia - Requires moist soil but with good drainage, sun or partial shade. Some varieties can be invasive, good for bog gardens, wild or woodland.


We have a new and exciting Bonsai area, containing a selection of starter and well established , mature Bonsai trees these amazing plants are ideal for the smallest of gardens and make a great hobby. Bonsai feed, compost, containers and tools are all available to buy. Please download our leaflet “Caring for your Bonsai”, and for more information concerning Bonsai please contact our friends at or come along to our workshops, talks or exhibition. (see events)

The Manor Nursery & Hambrooks Partnership - Our Plants & Hambrooks Garden Design at your fingertips

Did you know we have a Show Garden called The Garden Room designed and built by Hambrooks? In this show garden Hambrooks have a Garden Design studio where you can discuss with one of their representatives all aspects of garden design, plant planning and border revamps as well as garden maintenance. This is a mutually beneficial partnership which allows us to offer our customers the added benefit of being able to obtain the professional services of a garden design company on site , as very often our customers do seek help with designing or planning their garden. Their representative is available every weekend from 10am-4pm and on other days there is an interactive Touchscreen near the exit to our plant area which will take you through all aspects of the services Hambrooks has to offer and where you can email them directly. Alternatively one of our members of staff will be very happy to fill out a contact form.