How to care for your real Christmas Tree

How to care for your Real Christmas Tree Christmas tree shopping is the BEST! we love it when we see regular faces, with the children another year older but still enjoying playing within our display of Christmas Tree’s. Here are our five top tips for making sure that your family tree stays as fresh and […]


Christmas & New Year Garden Centre Opening Times

With the festive period fast approaching – Please see our planned Garden Centre Opening hours for home deliveries & further assistance please call 01263 579485 Christmas & New Year Opening Times Christmas Eve Thursday 24th open from 10am – 2pm (LAST DELIVERY DAY BEFORE WE CLOSE FOR XMAS) Christmas Day Friday 25th Closed Boxing Day […]


Spring & Summer Bedding Plants Ordered

Check us out for being super organised!! – (excited for 2021) We have just placed our order for our baby Spring & Summer 2021, plug bedding plants. With just under 9,000 ordered, this is bound to keep our ickle, GCO team busy throughout late Feb & early March. #locallygrown #norfolk #gardencenterlife…/plants/



FRIDAY 25TH CLOSED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER We are very sorry for any inconvenience, but due to the extremely high winds and high level of rain that we have received over night, and are still receiving; we have decided in the interest of both our staff and customers safety to CLOSE the Garden Centre today. […]


Wear Your Mask at Garden Centre Overstrand

All visitors to our Garden Centre are required to wear a face mask/covering, upon entering. From this morning, 24th July 2020. To save any confusion we ask that you have your mask on before entering the main door from the front car park. Our small team will be wearing them in accordance with the latest […]


The Potting Shed Tea Room Opening Update

The Potting Shed Tea Room @Garden Centre Overstrand Good Morning, just a little update on our current plans and thoughts for our Potting Shed Tea Room, With many other establishment re-opening today for the first time since the 24th March, we sadly will not be re-opening our beautiful Tea Room today. Once we find our […]


Opening Saturday 16th May 2020

Garden Centre Overstrand & The Potting Shed Tea Room – COVID-19 Opening Procedure Update; We are opening from 10am this Saturday 16th May 2020 We are excited by the latest Government announcement regarding the re-opening of Garden Centres in the UK. We’d like to thank everyone that has supported us over the last 9 weeks, […]


North Norfolk Loves Perennials

We love perennials, and so all our customers! We have just received another fresh delivery of 2litre pots, full of buds and colour waiting for the perfect spot in your garden! Below is a list of availability – if you are unsure our staff will be more than happy to pick an amazing assortment for […]


Hardy Perennials – we all love them!!!

With so much to choose from there’s always something to get excited about. There little beauty’s are all sold in 1litre pots and are grown with love and care, which shows are they always strong and healthy plants! Here is just a few of the following plants we have in stock at the moment – […]


Summer bedding plants

There is nothing stopping your garden, however small or large, having some colour this year! Why not grab a pot and plant up some colour!?   Packs of Summer Bedding plants Petunia French Marigold (French bee) Cosmos mix Mesembyanthemum mix African Marigold Mix Viola Mix Pansy Mix Ageratum Blue Alyssum Mix Verbena Mix Gazania Mix […]


Grow Your Own now looks better than ever!!!

What better way to keep the children busy, than exciting them at an early age with growing there own fruit and vegetables. With lots of different packs now in stock there’s nothing stopping a fusy eater choosing there own plants and seeing them enjoy the fruits of there labor!   Pack bedding availability: Lettuce Celery […]


Beautiful Bee friendly Lavender…

We love our lavender here in Norfolk, the perfect coastal plant and bees absolutely adore it!!! With so many different colours around nowadays there so much to choose from! We now have in stock: Blue Rose White Munstead These are in 13cm pots are will be in full flower in the following months   Our […]


Norfolk Grown Fresh Herbs Just In!

We now have a fresh supply of new herbs in stock!!!! They smell amazing as you walk past them, really lovely plants 🙂 Here is our Herb availability list Fennel Curry Plant Chives Mint Oregano Catmint Thyme Sage Parsley Basil (limited supply) Marjoram Rosemary (limited supply) All Herbs are sold in a 1 Litre pot […]


Thinking of paint your shed or fence ?

We have been asked a lot about what colours and ranges of paints that we have in stock, please see our current list – Garden Centre Overstrand – Summer Paint Stock List Fence Life Plus 5ltr LIMITED STOCK £14.99 Each – Warm Stone x 3, Cornflower x 1 Shed & Fence Preserve 5ltr £27.99 Each […]


Vegetables Plants in Stock Week 20th April 2020

We have now started to have Vegetables plants come back into stock, please see from the list below of the current varieties of our stock-We can not update this availability daily so your selection can only be based on our availability at the time of your call – 01263 579485, thank you Team GCO Vegetable […]


Beautiful David Austin Rose’s

For the perfect Garden Gift; why not treat yourself or a let us organise local delivery for you, to a loved one? the perfect way to say thank you a belated Mother’s day gift or the perfect Father’s Day present. Our David Austin Rose’s are one of my favorite types of plant within the garden […]


Own Grown Potted Summer Bedding

Please see the list below of our current stock; of Own Grown, Potted Summer Bedding Plants, please feel free to have your shopping list of the varieties you’d like ready when calling 01263 579485, or if you’d like to let us know the colour theme you are trying to create or if its a sunny […]


How-to Build Your Own Fairy Garden

Self-isolation and home schooling the kids can be overwhelming, a great way to feel like you’re escaping it all is to get out in your garden or tend to your windowsill garden. Creating a Fairy Garden is an ideal form of distraction, as well as encompassing PSHE mind wellbeing lessons.   What is a Fairy […]


How to enjoy gardening in a small space

If you are self-isolating or have been sent home from work in these uncertain times, it may be the perfect time for you to try your hand at gardening.  The beauty of gardening is that it really can be done in any size space. From an individual pot on your windowsill to an area of land, […]


Coronavirus Business Statement

Dear All, Last week saw the UK Government upgrade their response to Coronavirus to the ‘delay’ phase.  This stage brings with it new steps that seek to increase the time until the country reaches the viruses peak.  I would like to let you know what we are doing as a company to maintain our service […]


No dig gardening – lazy or genius?

If you keep up to date with all things gardening, you may already be familiar with the name Charles Dowding. Charles is well known within the horticultural circuit and has been leading us towards the notion of no dig gardening since 1982. However, for a long time many garden experts have dismissed the notion of […]


Our 5 Top Gardening Trends for 2020

Whilst winter is a great time to tidy and plan your garden for the year ahead, we are already itching for spring and the delight it brings us to be back in full swing, tending to our gardens. So, in the meantime, we have rounded up our top trends for the year ahead and it […]


UK Sourced Real Christmas Tree’s

How to choose a real Christmas tree At Christmas time, we all fall into one of two camps…real or artificial tree? If you’re a supporter of the traditional real tree you’re in the right place! Buying a real Christmas tree often marks the start of the season and choosing from the types of trees available […]


Get Ready for Autumn with Our 7 Garden Care Tips

We can’t believe we’re saying this, but the lead up to the best month of the year has started and we’ve got all the advice on what you should be doing to take care of your garden as the weather takes a turn.   Time to fall back. Whilst many of the sunny and brightly […]