Big changes

Well we’ve started 2018 as we mean to go on! We have managed to give the shop a complete makeover in under 2 weeks! What once was our pet shop is now our awesome gift, food and drink shop; and what was once home to our solar lights is now are pet shop!! Not to […]


Happy New Year 2018!

With festivities out of the way and a New Year upon us there’s a lot to be excited about! Ok, Ok I know it’s hard to see through the lashings of rain and freezing temperatures, but honestly Spring is just around the corner we promise! That’s why we are still beavering away in our glass […]


Christmas Market success!

Well, although the day started with an element of fear given the downpour of rains that had lashed down on us in the early hours, by mid day the rains had cleared and we had another really successful market!  The Walker Brothers were singing christmas tunes and were the soundtrack to the day, whilst Wild […]


Another Christmas Market!!!

Well, with it only falling on one day of the year, we like to ensure that the spirit of Christmas is felt as much as possible and for as long as possible! That’s why we have chosen to hold another ‘little’ get together on the 3rd of December! We will be hosting yet another Christmas […]


Christmas market success!

What a fantastic day we had on the 5th of November! The sun was shining and the crowds came in-such a wonderful atmosphere. The day started at 10am and by 12pm we’d had over 1000 people through the gates! The walker brothers were belting out some classic golden oldies, Pell and Co selling some yummy […]


Christmas Market

With only two days to go until our Christmas market, we are working super hard to get the place looking incredible and more importantly festive! As well as many fantastic independent retailers displaying their goods around the centre, there will be a magician, face painter and Wild Encounters will be there showing off their amazing […]


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 […]