Garden Suppliers

The beautiful Rowlinson 'Gainsborough' gazebo kit.

The garden suppliers listed below provide a wide range of products; some specialising in a particular type of item, such as garden structures, pond equipment etc.; others having a wider range of landscaping products for sale.

Be sure to look out for bargains, which can be both seasonal and out-of-season offers. Some of these you can find quickly by going to my Fantastic Offers page.

When buying for my design business, I have used many of these companies. Each one has its own strengths, either in a particular range of items it supplies, or because it is very cost effective.

Do look out for the gems that can be found on what we might consider bargain sites, where the product is great quality only for a fraction of the price you might expect to pay!

Garden Structures


They sell by far the best range of metal pergolas and arches.

Greenfingers has an extensive range of traditional and contemporary garden furniture complemented by innovative and decorative accessories : solar lighting & water features as well as composters, water butts, wooden sheds and plastic tool-stores. 

Fleurie gazebo.

Harrod Horticultural

If it's a superb quality metal pergola or long climbing-rose walkway your after, then this is the place to find it.  They have many designs available.  

They also sell great quality fruit cages, modern metal pergolas and raised beds.

Well worth a look.


A very interesting website with some more unusual pergolas and accessories. They are the only commercial website I have seen that sell stone column plinths on which to stand the wooden rafters. Interestingly have quite a few plans for sale!

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Garden Chic

This fabulous site invariably has the cheapest garden buildings when compared with other suppliers, with lots of variety and great prices, often having substantial discounts on many items. Really worth a look if you are thinking of buying a pergola or arch.

Also supply stone patio kits.

Taylors Garden Buildings

A wide range of garden buildings. Look under 'Garden Structures' for pergolas arches and arbours. The 'Decking' section has pergola and deck combinations, and corner pergola with deck.


Sells sheds, of course, and some great pergola deck kits, arbours and pergola swinging seats, all at discount prices.

Cedar Gazebos

Find a great selection of stylish cedar gazebos to decorate your garden and live your life in style with your family and friends.

Suppliers and installers of vinyl decking, fencing and nearlygrass products: for the low maintenance option.

Garden Furniture


This is a fabulous new outlet with beautiful modern, high-end products for both outdoor and indoor spaces. They really are very different and worth a look.

Here are just a few examples:

Ropipe Boho 2-Seater Khaki Woven Rope Outdoor Patio Swing Sofa with White Cushion

Harrod Horticultural

Some stunningly beautiful and classy furniture from this amazing company.

Southwold metal garden furniture and garden dining sets.
Southwold metal garden furniture and garden dining sets.


Greenfingers has an extensive range of traditional and contemporary garden furniture complemented by innovative and decorative accessories : solar lighting & water features as well as composters, water butts, wooden sheds and plastic tool-stores. 

Antique-style garden furniture.

Plants and Lawn Care

Thompson and Morgan

Established since 1850, Thompson and Morgan are garden suppliers of quality plants, seed and garden sundries, with an extensive range of 'grow your own' fruit and vegetables.  Find the Alan Titchmarsh Collection here.


Excellent online plant sales, with a wealth of advice. Good plant information on height, spread, care and maintenance.

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Rolawn is Europe’s largest producer of cultivated turf and is also recognised as Britain’s leading supplier of safe, certified high quality topsoil. The Rolawn brand is the recognised benchmark of quality and service, with a reputation having been established over 30 years.

Gardening Express

Very well-established online plant seller.  Excellent prices, and some big saving to be made, especially on their 'Plants of the Week' and their 'Deal of the Day'.


A long established company who supply a full range of flower and vegetable seeds, bulbs, fruit, plus annual and perennial plug plants for pots, patios and all around the garden, delivered by mail order and through their website.


Simply Paving

Excellent prices, even beating traders discount prices by several hundreds of pounds for a standard patio! Inclusive of VAT and free delivery. Well worth a look, with galeries to help you decide.

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General Gardening Products

Harrod Horticultural

Specialists in fruit cages, plant supports and anything to do with propogation of plants.  They sell raised beds in many different sizes.

Keen Gardener

Keen Gardener is a friendly, family run company where service and quality still really matter.  They are garden suppliers of high quality, reliable, long-lasting and great value for money gardening and BBQ products.

Modern terrace brazier firepit.

Two Wests and Elliot

Garden suppliers specialising in greenhouse and garden equipment.


For more unusual products: some sleek and stylish, others fun and funky.

Wonderful garden furniture and accessories, including, when in season, outdoor beanbags, hanging chairs, fire pits - like this wonderful forest scene globe, hammocks, sleek sun loungers, and lots more!

They have a good range of good quality personalised gifts, too.

DIY Tools and Materials

Machine Mart

Great value, quality tools and equipment and every conceivable tool. Generally sell like-for-like products at the cheapest prices.

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Tooled Up

Sells tools and accessories. Look out for the bargains.

Wood Finishes Direct

Find a huge range of quality wood finishing products for any project. including wood oils, waxes, stains, varnishes and fillers, along with related accessories such as brushes, glues, abrasives and protective clothing. 

Anything Left-Handed

Do you need tools especially for left-handed people? This is the place to find a whole range of products to make your life easier! - including gardening tools. 

Pond Equipment

Bradshaws Direct

A wonderful resource for all your pond needs.

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Garden Centres and Garden Suppliers

Mill Race Garden Centre

One of the largest garden centres in Colchester, offering a range of attractions, including rowing on the River Colne, an Aquatics and Pet Centre that the kids will love and a great coffee shop, Mill Race Garden Centre is also an online supplier of a wide range of reasonably priced garden accessories, tools and aquatic equipment. Check out their very interesting and informative blog pages.

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