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The Gardens Group - Three Garden Centres all multi award-winning and each with a restaurant serving up delicious homemade food using local ingredients. Castle Gardens is in the historical walled garden of Sherborne Castle; Brimsmore Gardens and its award-winning farm shop is in a setting that was once a fruit farm on the edge of Yeovil and Poundbury Gardens grew in a wonderfully atmospheric converted Victorian farm building in Dorchester.
From free family activities and charity evenings to Wildlife Friendly Gardening Awards and free seasonal talks, we've got a wide range of events for gardeners of all ages throughout the year.
Whether you need your plants delivered FREE to your door, help and advice on container gardening, hanging baskets or tree planting, or you would like your plants gift wrapped…we are here to help.
As well as our garden centres we’ve also got three award-winning restaurants and an award-winning Farm Shop.
Each of our restaurants serves superb food made fresh each day from local, seasonal produce. Our chefs are proud to be supporting local growers, farmers and producers and serving a delicious taste of the West Country every day of the week.
At the Gardener Online you'll find lots of useful gardening advice, downloadable fact sheets, and hopefully the answer to all your gardening questions. If you can't find what you are looking for then please do contact us with your question and we will find the answer. We have a knowledgeable team of staff and resources on hand to offer you gardening tips, planting ideas and garden remedies.
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10am - 4:30pmGet stuck in by planting your free pot (one per child) to take home and grow and enjoy a day of treasure hunts, quizzes and lots of other fun.
10am - 4:30pm Get stuck in by planting your free pot (one per child) to take home and grow and enjoy a day of treasure hunts, quizzes and lots of other fun.
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Gold stars for wildlife friendly space at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
23 May 2017
This morning we were given the wonderful news that Plankbridge received a four-star award for its wildlife friendly tradestand exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The beautiful Victorian-inspired shepherd’s hut, which was lovingly built in Piddlehinton, is surrounded with some of the season’s best pollinator-friendly plants, including Foxgloves, Bugloss and Primula beesiana, which Nicky and […]
A little update on our summer containers
21 May 2017
At the beginning of spring, I planted a variety of potted plants to document the progress and demonstrate just how easy they are to grow. Just one month ago, the bulbs were only just beginning to sprout shoots but they’re now blooming. Although due to the late frosts, they’re still inside but they should hopefully […]
Wildlife Friendly Gardening Awards Ceremony
17 May 2017
Photo credit: Gardeners’ World/Paul Debois It’s almost that time of year again, on Wednesday 19 July Dorset’s most wildlife friendly gardens will be celebrated at the Dorset Wildlife Trust Wildlife Friendly Garden Competition Awards Ceremony, being held at Castle Gardens from 6:30pm. As well as championing the best gardens in each category throughout the county, […]
The Hub gets ready for Yeovil in Bloom
16 May 2017
We were delighted to receive pictures from community support charity, The Hub this week, with an update on how the Hub trainees are getting on with their entry into this year’s Yeovil in Bloom. As part of our 25th anniversary at Brimsmore Gardens, The Hub, which helps train vulnerable adults with learning difficulties to achieve […]
Fundraising Silent Bid in aid of Yeovil Hospital Charity
04 May 2017
As well as gearing up for their 100ft abseil down the side of Yeovil Hospital, the team at Brimsmore Gardens are also holding a silent bid to raise money for improvements to the Yeovil Hospital Cancer Ward. Customers can either place their bids for this three-tier plant container at the tills of Brimsmore Gardens or […]
Finalists in the Western Gazette Business Awards
02 May 2017
Last week the Western Gazette announced its 2017 Business Awards finalists and we’re delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories. Our very own Declan Tredrea from Castle Gardens could follow in Brian King’s footsteps and pick up Employee of the Year, while the whole Castle Gardens team is in the running for the Community […]
Brimsmore gives back for its birthday
25 April 2017
As part of Brimsmore Gardens’ 25th anniversary celebrations, we ran a competition for schools and local community groups, inviting them to get in touch and apply for a gardening kit or to have a commemorative Silver Birch tree planted. Over the past couple of months, the selected schools and groups have been collecting their kits, […]
Braving new heights for charity
24 April 2017
On Sunday 21 May Alexa, Karen, Rachel, Lizzie, Brian, Ryan, Kate, Roy, Nicky, Samuel and Helen will embark on a 100ft abseil down the side of Yeovil Hospital. Their brave efforts are for a great cause, and one very close to all their hearts as they raise money for improvements at Yeovil Hospital’s Cancer Ward. […]
Easter opening times at The Gardens Group
13 April 2017
Planting summer containers
11 April 2017
The wonderful thing about growing plants in containers is the flexibility that it brings, such as choosing the perfect size to fit your space and being able to change their position throughout the year. Container plants are brilliant for brightening up a dark corner, adding colour and interest to a patio or even as a […]
The beautiful 18th century walled kitchen gardens of Sherborne Castle has provided a magnificent setting since 1987 and is the perfect sheltered enclosure for our fantastic range of plants, which is unrivalled.
The second centre of the gardens group was built in 1992 and has since made a reputation as a plant centre with a tremendous range, quality and expertise always available.
Set in the original farm buildings of Poundbury Farm, and nestled in the centre of the expanding Poundbury Village on the edge of Dorchester this stunning setting is where you will find a traditional garden centre full of rustic charm and original features.
Castle Gardens (Sherborne)
Tel: 01935 814633
Brimsmore Gardens (Yeovil)
Tel: 01935 411000
Poundbury Gardens (Poundbury)
Tel: 01305 257250
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