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


Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Spring Woodland Beauties

Tuesday 4th April 2017

Spring Woodland Beauties Spring has certainly sprung, what a glorious few weeks we have had of late. Everything is bursting open and rushing into flower. I love the excitement of this time […]

Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Acid Lovers Take Centre Stage

Tuesday 4th April 2017

Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Acid Lovers Take Centre Stage Looking around the Plant Centre and Garden you can see that the momentum of spring has started. Buds are starting to […]

Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Early Spring Gems.

Tuesday 4th April 2017

Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Early Spring Gems. Snowdrops (Galanthus) The cold weather has held things back so much this season. Snowdrops (Galanthus) are only just starting to peek out from their […]

Musings of a Plant Centre Manager: Winter Sense

Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Welcome to Plant Centre Manager’s (PCM) first blog. ‘Musings of a Plant Centre Manager’ is a new gardening blog and will be posted monthly. PCM will focus on which plants are looking good now as […]

3 Female Barn Owl Chicks

Wednesday 13th July 2016

Sunday 10 July  –  Following the sighting of an adult Barn Owl swooping towards our Owl Box on the edge of the garden David   kindly came out to check.  Three female Barn […]

Classic Cars July 2016

Tuesday 5th July 2016

Thank you to the Marlin Owners Club for choosing to stop at The Place for Plants for a pitstop it was fantastic to see all the cars in the car park and […]

Chelsea Flower Show – Rupert Eley interviewed by Joe Swift

Thursday 9th June 2016

Rupert Eley, the current membership Secretary of the Rhododendron, Magnolia and Camellia group which is celebrating 100 years, is interviewed by Joe Swift at the Chelsea Flower Show this year along with […]

East Bergholt Open Gardens

Wednesday 8th June 2016

Another successful Village Open Gardens raising funds for the fabric of the church. We were blessed with glorious weather, beautiful gardens and delicious teas, well done and thank you to all organisers […]

Easter at the Place for Plants

Monday 14th March 2016

Plant Centre, Garden and Café – Easter Opening times Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Monday 28 March: 10am – 5pm Please note: We are closed Easter Sunday

Annual Open Weekend

Tuesday 1st March 2016

Our Annual Open Weekend is on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March, 10am to 5pm 11am – Tour of the garden with Rupert Eley – Tickets £6 Please book in advance due […]