Explore Garden Centres with Your Loved One Around Fleet

If you’re seeking a tranquil haven to escape the hustle and bustle of Fleet with your elderly loved one, what better way to do so than by visiting a garden centre?

These tranquil spots in Fleet not only offer a respite from the daily grind but also provide the perfect backdrop for spending cherished moments together, where the beauty of nature meets a welcoming atmosphere. Whether you’re avid gardeners or just looking for a peaceful outing, these garden centres have something special to offer.

Peacocks Nursery

Peacocks Nursery is the perfect destination for a memorable outing with your elderly loved one. With over two decades of family-run experience, Peacocks specializes in crafting hanging baskets, trailing tubs, and a rich variety of bedding plants – all designed for effortless integration into your gardens.

Peacocks’ commitment to affordability, combined with their recent creation of pansy and viola baskets that bloom beautifully throughout autumn, makes it an ideal destination for a leisurely trip together. Whether you’re novice gardeners or seasoned pros, Peacocks’ vast selection of competitively priced plants ensures a delightful visit.

What truly sets them apart is their exceptional customer service; their friendly staff happily answer even the simplest questions, so there’s no need to be shy! Open daily, you canfind Peacocks Nursery just to the south of Fleet.

Redfields Home of Garden and Living

A haven for garden enthusiasts, Redfields Home of Garden and Living takes pride in sourcing unique items, ensuring your visit is a distinct and enjoyable one. With an extensive range of plants and gardening products, you’ll find everything you need to enhance your homes and gardens.

Accessibility is a priority here, with a warm welcome for dogs and coach parties, a carry-to-car service, and wheelchair-friendly facilities. Inside, the Brown and Green Farm Shop and Deli offer locally sourced, ethical, and artisanal food and drink selections.

While there, why not visit the Café Théâtre, featuring an open theatre kitchen, or the Treetops Cafe, complete with a play corner and a child-friendly menu. Redfields Home of Garden and Living promises a delightful day out for the whole family – you can find it in the south of Church Crookham.

Seale Rose Garden

Seale Rose Garden, a unique gem among garden centres, offers a distinct experience that’s sure to delight you and your elderly loved one. This family-run nursery is renowned for its expertise in growing highly scented climbing and rambling roses, perfect for borders and containers. They also showcase a diverse selection of healthy bush and shrub roses.

Their specialist cultivation techniques yield climbing roses with robust root systems, ensuring quick establishment and rapid coverage of walls and arches for those looking to plug gaps in mature gardens or infuse new life into gardens quickly. Their range includes traditional favourites and rarely-offered old varieties, providing you with an exceptional array of choices.

Their commitment to quality and specialisation in highly scented climbing roses and fragrant shrub roses make Seale Rose Garden a delightful and distinctive choice for your garden centre visit. Open Tuesday to Saturday, you can visit their nursery on the opposite side of Aldershot, 20 minutes from the centre of Fleet.

Conkers Garden Centre

Opening its doors in 1987, Conkers Garden Centre has evolved into a modern, spacious establishment, offering exceptional quality and value over the following decades. This garden centre caters to all your gardening needs, offering a diverse range of plants and essentials alongside delightful homeware and gift selections.

With a family deeply rooted in horticulture since the 1930s, Conkers Garden Centre boasts generations of knowledge. Their friendly team is ever-ready to assist in bringing your dream homes and gardens to life. For gardening advice, their website is a valuable resource, offering tips on planning, planting, landscaping, and caring for local wildlife.

Explore their extensive range of seeds and bulbs, be charmed by seasonal displays, and then you and your loved one can indulge yourselves in the delightful River Bank Tea Room for some tea and cake. You can find Conkers Garden Centre just outside Basingstoke, a 20-minute drive from Fleet.

The Plant Centre at Hortus Loci

The Plant Centre at Hortus Loci, established in 2011, is a horticultural gem that offers a unique experience for plant enthusiasts. It’s the sole wholesale nursery in the UK where you can explore an unparalleled collection of distinctive trees, perennials, shrubs, and more, all conveniently in one location, boasting over 4,000 different plant varieties.

Hortus Loci also champions sustainability, focusing on organic, peat-free UK-grown plants, rainwater harvesting, and recyclable materials, and encourage their customers to think about ways they can reduce their own environmental impact. Their expert Plant Advisors are on-hand to advise on this and other gardening topics, and to walk you through their stunning show gardens to inspire your outdoor space transformations.

You can finish up your visit at the HOBO.CO Café, their artisan coffee house and kitchen, giving you the chance to talk through your new gardening ideas. And keep an eye out for their Christmas market coming in December, with local artisans and crafters! You can visit The Plant Centre at Hortus Loci less than 20 minutes away from town, in nearby Hook.

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So, grab your loved one’s hand, and explore these serene sanctuaries where the fragrant blooms, lush greenery, and thoughtful amenities come together to create the perfect setting for quality time together. Explore the vivid colours and decorative ornaments while you nurture your garden and create lasting memories together.

For more information about activities in our local area and keeping your elderly loved one active, contact our dedicated team on 01252 758716 or enquire below.

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