Your garden will be the venue for entertaining family and friends this Spring and Summer. So now is the time to give your garden a spruce up with a splash of colour. Hanging baskets and brightly coloured bedding plants in pots or dotted along your flower beds will add an instant boost of colour to your garden. Whether you’re planning a particular colour theme or just want some colour, there are plenty of plants to choose from and the wonderful experts at the local nurseries and garden centres can offer invaluable advice. Here is a round up to some local suppliers of hanging baskets and summer bedding plants. Top tip: although summer bedding plants and hanging baskets may be available for sale now, you should keep them under shelter/inside at night until the risk of frost has passed.

Pinewood Nurseries, Stoke Poges

Pinewood Nurseries is an independent plant nursery which specialises in growing bedding plants and hanging baskets. Pinewood Nurseries is also home to an amazing farm shop hosting pop ups from local suppliers on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Website: http://pinewoodnurseries.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pinewoodlife/

Aston Clinton Plants, Aylesbury

Run by Luke who also provides the fabulous Chiltern Weather Alerts on Facebook, Aston Clinton Plants sell locally grown hanging baskets, bedding plants and shrubs. Website: https://www.facebook.com/astonclintonplants/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/astonclintonplants/

Peterley Manor Farm, Prestwood

Family run farm with award winning farm shop and plant nursery is your one-stop location for stocking up on a huge range of locally grown produce. Their hanging baskets will be available end of April/start of May. Website: http://www.peterleymanorfarm.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/peterleymanorfarm/

Davies Brothers Nursery, Burnham

This family run plant nursery pride themselves in offering top quality plants at the lowest price possible. They provide plenty of advice to get the best out of their plants with a wide range of home grown hanging baskets available. Website: http://www.daviesbrothers.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daviesbrothersnursery/?hl=en

Rowan Garden Centre, Chalfont St Giles

At this local independent garden centre you’ll find an extensive range of plants, many of which are grown on site and garden related products and gifts. With knowledgeable staff at hand to provide fantastic advice with plant selection and care. They also specialise in made up pot and basket arrangements, all made on site. The very popular Muddy Boots Café will be re-opening on Tuesday 13th April, can’t wait to visit! Website: http://rowangardencentre.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rowangardencentre/

Chiltern View Nursery, Aylesbury

Aylesbury based nursery known for their quality and customer service plus their farm shop is not to be missed. Their huge greenhouse is stocked with a huge variety of plants including annual bedding plants, vegetable and fruit plants. Website: https://www.chilternviewnursery.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chilternviewnursery_/

Yalden DIY & Garden, Chalfont St Giles

Attractive plant display frames at the front of the store display the seasonal plants available. Yaldens specialise in beautiful hanging baskets in a range of sizes, bedding plants, premium potted plants and perennials and stock an assortment of vegetable plants from April to June. They also stock composts, plant pots, gardening tools and essentials you’ll need to keep your garden looking tip-top. Website: https://yalden.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yaldendiygarden/

North End Nurseries, Quainton

It’s all about the plants at North End Nurseries. As a growing nursery, they specialise in bedding plants and hanging baskets, mainly for trade but the public are welcome to come and buy, just remember they are not a typical garden centre selling other garden products. You can find a list of available plants on their website. Website: https://www.northendnurseries.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/North-End-Nurseries-229611587122968/

Smiths Garden Centre, Denham

You’ll find everything you need to refresh your garden at Smiths Garden Centre. This family-run garden centre have an exceptional range of quality plants and shrubs, plus garden furniture, products to compliment your home and garden plus all your garden essentials. Website: https://www.smithsgardencentre.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsgardencentre/?hl=en

Flowerland, Iver & Bourne End

Two of Buckinghamshire’s largest garden centres, Flowerland offer everything you need from gardening essentials, furniture, gifts, a foodhall and pet shop products. You can purchase ready to hang baskets or all the plants and tools you’ll need to create your own colourful displays. Website: https://www.flowerland.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flowerlandgc/

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