October jobs for the garden

Many people think that there’s not much to do in the gardens this time of year-oh how wrong they are! From clearing up the fallen leaves to cutting back perennials that have died down, theres still plenty to do! Remember to move your more delicate plants (those which don’t thrive in the cold, into your […]


Autumn Market Success!

Well the Autumn market saw our biggest foot fall of people through our automatic doors yet- over 1200 people!! With some regular stall holders and some amazing new ones, we were overwhelmed on the day. The sun was even shining so it could not have gone any better! We are now planning for our Christmas […]


Autumn Market at the Garden Centre

We’ve had a fantastic summer at Garden Centre Overstrand and September seems to have come around in the blink of an eye! We’ve been busy giving the garden centre a revamp, hosting our Summer Market, which was a great success, and watering, watering, watering! We’re also working on a new menu for The Potting Shed […]


September Jobs in the Garden!

September has arrived! We’ve had such a busy summer and September really has crept up on us. As we move through September, there are new challenges in the garden and lots of preparation needed, ready for the colder weather. Here are the jobs for the garden for September: Harvest fruit and vegetables, especially those last […]


July Jobs in the Garden!

July so far has been a fantastic month for the garden; lots of warm weather and a good amount of rain to keep water butts full and border plants and lawns flourish. July is a great month to enjoy your garden but there’s also a lot to do. Here are some of the jobs for […]


Hot, hot, hot at our Summer Market

We had a fantastic day on the 4th June at our Summer Market, held here at Garden Centre Overstrand!  We had live music welcoming visitors, along with stalls offering crafts, freshly baked bread, cakes, pies, jams, gifts and much more from local businesses. Over 1,000 people joined us to enjoy the sunshine, browse the stalls […]


June Jobs in the Garden!

This is prime time for gardeners and we’ve had such glorious weather so there are plenty of reasons to get outside. Here are some of the jobs for the garden this month.


May Jobs in the Garden!

We are all willing the warm weather to arrive here at the garden centre and we’re sure you are at home too! With blossom blooming all around, Spring is definitely here and there are lots of jobs to be done in the garden so here’s our list for May.


Summer Market

We have many exciting things happening throughout the coming Summer months, including themed evenings and afternoon tea in our Potting Shed tea room & bistro! However back this year are our Markets, first of which is on the 4th of June! With around 20 independent, local stall holders displaying and selling their goods amongst are gorgeous […]


‘The Potting Shed Tea Room’ is open!

Phew! Now that was a busy January for all involved but what a transformation our tea room has had! We have been open a week and things are looking and more importantly tasting good! Simon, the chef has been whizzing up some fantastic lunches (including Sunday lunch) and light bites! He is certainly the master of […]