Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
Plant Centre Open Daily 10am - 5pm (dusk if earlier)
Café Open Daily 5th Feb to 31st December 10am – 5pm (dusk if earlier)
Garden Open Daily 28th March to 31st October 10am – 5pm (dusk if earlier)
Closed Easter Sunday and Christmas bank holidays
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Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
East Bergholt Place, Suffolk

Shop & Gifts


We have a good selection of Vegetable and Flower seeds from both Kings Seeds and Thomson and Morgan both good local suppliers.


Seasonal bulbs are available

Plant Care

Plant food and care including an organic range.


The tools we sell are also used by ourselves in the garden here. Spades, forks, rakes, hand tools as well as shears and loppers.

String and Flexi Tie

A range of green and neutral twine and string as well as flexi tie, a brilliant product for tying roses, shrubs, fruit trees, and other climbers.

Sprays and Chemicals

A good selection of bug sprays and weed chemicals are available, an organic range can also be found.

Gardening Organically

Together with peat-free compost, Strulch, seaweed we offer a range of organic sprays, plant food, and pest deterrents.


As well as Leonard Smith’s cards our talented local photographer we offer a good range of cards selected by the staff here and kept within a gardening, floral, ornithological theme as well as humour thrown in.


Chosen by Sara and other members of staff our gifts keep the gardening, floral theme as well as very useful gardening essentials.

Local Produce

A small range of delicious jams and chutneys made by Gina, just over the border in Essex are very popular especially in the Eley house. We also sell other local crafts and products made locally including the Manor House Home Fragrance made near Bury St. Edmunds.

Bird Care

We offer a good range of bird food, bird tables, and feeders as well as shrubs and perennials that will feed the birds and insects naturally. The garden here is renowned for its birds and butterflies which thrive on the diverse collection of plants we are lucky to have, natural bird food is as important as bird food put out on a table.

Gardening for Wildlife

Something we are very keen on here at East Bergholt – watch this space for more information.


Various options available

Childrens Gardening

Various products available