Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
Open Daily 10am - 5pm (dusk if earlier)
Closed Easter Sunday and Christmas Bank Holidays
Garden open 1st March - 30th September
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Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
East Bergholt Place, Suffolk

Events & Garden Open Days

We run a number of garden events and charity open days and although they are not all mentioned below please do join up to our newsletter to receive latest information on our events.

Bulb Talk : 10.30am

Bulb Talk : 10.30am

Thursday 29th September 2016

Matthew Tanton Brown will be giving an informative talk on bulbs on Thursday 29 September, giving advice and tips on choosing and growing of bulbs for containers and naturalising in grass or garden borders.

Tickets bookable in advance costs £12 to include tea or coffee on arrival from 10am.

Telephone 01206 299224 to book your place or click here to contact us for more information.


Autumn Open Weekend : 10am – 5pm

Autumn Open Weekend : 10am – 5pm

Saturday 8th October 2016 - Sunday 9th October 2016

A brilliant weekend suitable for all the family, new gardeners, professionals and keen enthusiasts.

  • 10.30am : Trees – planting advice and tour with Rupert Eley and Philip Taylor (Brett Valley Landscape Garden Design)
  • 12.30pm : Fruit pruning – Matthew Tanton Brown will be giving advice and demonstrate pruning
  • 2.00pm : Clematis Talk – Martin Gibbison will give an informal talk on how to look after and choose clematis

Plus: Children’s trail and other activities (All Day), Display of our latest trees as well as Autumn fruits and leaves, Autumn Quiz – written by Matthew Tanton Brown, Guess the plant


Open Garden in aid of National Garden Scheme

Open Garden in aid of National Garden Scheme

Sunday 9th October 2016

The garden will be open for the afternoon in aid of the NGS with a chance to see early Autumn colour and Autumn fruits and an opportunity to view the deciduous Euonymus collection which should be looking its best.

Please be warned grass paths can be slippery at this time of year.

Entry £6 per person, Children free