Welcome to Bumbles

Welcome to Bumbles Plant Centre

Come and see us for all your plant needs, we’re bigger than you think!

Heucheras have arrived!

With their lovely colourful foliage and structural flower spikes, Heucheras make a great addition to the garden at this time of year.

Tasty treats to tempt you!

We have some new menus in the coffee shop, eat-in or takeaway Pizza with a variety of toppings and Jacket potatoes – come and try them!

Great choice in the plant area

Everything is getting a good watering at Bumbles, including this collection of Hydrangeas


African Lily or “Lily of the Nile”

Summer flowering perennial plants which love a well-drained, sunny position in the garden or enjoy these beautiful blooms in containers on the patio.

Local cakes from 'Bake My Day'

Come and try cakes from ‘Bake my Day’, our local cake supplier, “…the best chocolate cake I’ve ever tasted” said 13 year old Scarlet…

It's still BBQ weather!

This hot weather is perfect for outdoor cooking, we still have a few BBQs available, including this dual burner gas Landmann barbecue, great value at £110.


Birdcare at Bumbles




Coffee Shop

Coffee Shop

We are an independent garden centre situated between Cranbrook and Staplehurst on the A229 in Kent. At Bumbles, we feel gardens are like outdoor rooms with huge potential for many uses depending on your lifestyle and we cater for a garden enthusiast’s every possible desire.

Visit us for garden inspiration, take a step back and relax whilst you browse through our large range of plants, including bedding plants, vegetables, grasses, alpines, perennials, shrubs and trees, along with garden products such as troughs and trowels, tubs and trellis, tags, tools and everything else you need for your garden.

We’ve helpful knowledgeable staff on hand to assist you on every visit and because we aren’t part of a chain we stock what we like, we think you’ll like it too!

Opening Times

Main store

Monday – Saturday: 9 – 5
Sunday: 10 – 4.30

Coffee Shop

Saturday 10 – 4
Sunday 11-4

Welcome to August at Bumbles

We have been managing to keep everything watered in this dry summer we are experiencing – how are you doing? This might be a good time to review your irrigation system – we have a great Hozelock range, right around the corner from the coffee shop, so enjoy one of our ice-creams specials whilst you’re having a browse…  Or if you fancy something savoury, we have a new Pizza menu and also Jacket Potatoes on offer, come and try them out!

Look forward to seeing you soon at Bumbles and remember to please call us if you are looking for something in particular – we’d love to help!


Another one of "Ross' Rambles" through the plant area - the weather is hot but theres plenty of plants on offer...

Posted by Bumbles Plant Centre on Thursday, 5 July 2018

Heucheras are in at Bumbles!

Great value 3 litre pots, £6.99 or 2 for £12!
Tomato plants on offer at Bumbles Plant Centre
Tomato plants on offer at Bumbles Plant Centre
Vegetable plants on special offer at Bumbles
Chilli & Sweet Pepper plants on offer at Bumbles Plant Centre
Chilli Pepper plants on offer at Bumbles Plant Centre

What’s New

A Bumbles walk about

Having a break from watering and a walk around the plant area for some photo opportunities. The bees were enjoying the Echinacea, along with the...

Heucheras in at Bumbles

A new range of Heucheras have just arrived here at Bumbles - they are great value, large 3 litre pots at £6.99 or 2 for £12. Varieties include:-...

New treats to tempt you at Bumbles Coffee Shop!

A few new items added to the ‘summer menu’ in the Bumbles coffee shop that went up on our boards today... Look out for a full information post from...

Intex Easy Set Swimming Pool offer!

*** MORE HOT WEATHER ON THE WAY! *** The sun has his cap back on today and the forecasts suggests that he’s not planning on taking it off anytime...

A big Thank You from Bumbles!

We all at Bumbles are constantly trying to grow and improve every aspect of what we do and work very hard to give the best shopping experience...

Plant Health – Don’t Risk It!!

Did you watch Gardeners' World on BBC2 yesterday evening? If so, you will have seen Adam Frost interviewing His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales...

August special offers

Great Comp Garden Show 11th & 12th August 2018

The Great Comp Summer Show, now in its 16th year, is on Saturday & Sunday 11th & 12th August from 11am – 5pm. Lots to see and do, including specialist plants, ornamental gardenware, arts and crafts with music by a local jazz ensemble and Pimms on the lawn.  All the ingredients you need for a perfect summer day out!

Come to Bumbles and see what a difference being independent makes!


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