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 cafe & 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 and […]


‘The Potting Shed Tea Room’ is open!

Phew! Now that was a busy January for all involved but what a transformation our garden centre cafe in Overstrand 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 Potting Shed-Cafe

At the beginning of January we took the cafe back in house! Deciding it was in need of a revamp it has been closed for the past month! We are happy to say that the job is almost complete and we hope to have it up and serving tea, coffee and cakes from the beginning of February! We […]


January Jobs in the Garden!

With the Christmas decorations cleared away for another year and the early sightings of Spring starting to show, there are many January garden jobs to start. Clean out old and used seed trays, pots and propagating areas, purchase new ones if necessary Look through seed catalogues, select varieties, put together planting timetable – many seeds can be […]


December Jobs in the Garden!

Even with the dark early mornings the nights pulling in fast, there is still a lot that can be done in the garden throughout the month of December. Below are just a few of our top tips & jobs to keep you busy this month. Use fleece to protect delicate plants, protect taps and prevent ponds from freezing in the frost and […]


Christmas trees…again!

I know I have written before about the arrival of christmas trees but WOW there are so many that I felt I just had to write again!There was once a large car park to the front of the garden centre but for a few festive weeks of the year this disappears as the christmas trees […]


Wildlife; helping them through the Winter

With Jack frost visiting more frequently and winter seeming to have taken a firm hold, its easy to forget the wildlife that we all enjoy whilst in our gardens during the warmer months. By putting out additional food, gardeners, bird and wildlife lovers can make a real difference to support our wildlife over the winter. It […]


Christmas trees are in!!!

Well it would seem we can officially say Christmas has started…the trees are in!! They are lining the garden centre and ready for a home so they can be ‘spruced’ up for the big day! Why not pop in and take a look at our gorgeous rage of UK sourced trees. Whilst you are here you […]


Christmas Market

Christmas Market at Garden Centre Overstrand not a wash out… On Sunday 6th November we put and a Christmas Themed Market, supported by Sheringham based events company Ruth Elizabeth Events. Despite the weather, people turned out in their hundreds to stock up on decorations, gifts and festive treats courtesy of the array of local exhibitors […]


Dare I say Christmas is coming…?

So it would seem that Christmas has finally arrived at Garden Centre Overstrand! This week the Gardeners and the lovely Diane have dressed the glass house as a perfect winter wonderland and it looks beautiful! We have lights and decorations that will help you dress the perfect tree and create a truly magical christmas at […]


Autumn ideas

Still time left to plant those autumn bulbs ready for spring blooming! Autumn hanging baskets are a great way of keeping the colour in our gardens alive with the darker and cooler days approaching. We have baskets all prepared and ready to hang, we also have some beautiful plants for you to plant your own!