Welcome to Bumbles

Welcome to Bumbles Plant Centre

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

Wallflowers now at Bumbles

We have a great selection of bare root wallflowers in individual colours in stock, £3.25 a bunch or £2.75 when you buy 10 or more!

Locally produced cheese at Bumbles!

Part of our new range of deli products available now at Bumbles, lots of delicious cheeses, deli meats and other products as well as frozen pies & puddings made in Kent. 

The bulbs are in!!!

We’ve got a great choice of bulbs for you this year, lots of daffodils, a great range of tulips to mix and match as well as onion sets and garlic. Get planting this weekend!

Violas in tubs, bowls & baskets

An abundance of colour in our lovely range of Violas, plus we’ve a HUGE Autumn tub and basket range – full of all your favourite late season interest plants.

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!

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…

Cyclamen - autumn bedding at Bumbles Plant Centre


Birdcare at Bumbles




New pizza menu 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 September at Bumbles

With the recent change in the temperature, it’s certainly started to feel autumnal and we’re loving the colours in our autumn bedding range. We have cyclamen and a variety of winter pansies, wonderful violas in tubs and hanging baskets as well as one litre viola pots – a bargain at £1.99!   Also good for autumn colour, in stock now are Ceratostigmia, Sedum, Sempervivum and Euphorbia in 2L pots and a lovely selection of Japanese Anenome plants and fresh Hebes.

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!


A sneaky peek at the new plants that arrived today - full details in a further post!

Posted by Bumbles Plant Centre on Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Autumn bedding has arrived!

Violas, pansies, polyanthus, cinnerea, lavender, euphorbia and lots more!
Violas and Pansies available at Bumbles Plant Centre
We love bees at Bumbles Plant Centre!
Autumn colour at Bumbles
Pinks make great autumn colour - available at Bumbles Plant Centre
Dianthus - great autumn colours available at Bumbles Plant Centre

What’s New

New delicatessen products now in stock!

We are pleased to announce that we are now stocking delicious deli meats, cheeses and other products from our colleagues at Curd & Cure, as well as...


Just in time for the weekend our selection of bare root wallflowers in individual colours have arrived!! Great value at £3.25 a bunch or for those...

Exciting news – farm shop products at Bumbles!

Over the years we have often had people mention to us about ‘Bumbles farm shop’ or stopping by hoping to pick up something for dinner or a chutney...

Bagged and loose, the bulbs are in!

*** NEW JUST IN *** Wonderful selection of bagged and loose bulbs here at Bumbles Plant Centre - including (but not limited to): Daffodils...

Christmas at Bumbles…

This year we shall be doing ‘Christmas at Bumbles’ bigger and better than ever!!! Dad and I have always enjoyed playing a part in everyone locals...

Sunday morning at Bumbles

Good morning everyone!! We hope your enjoying a lovely weekend and hopefully a nice Sunday morning lay in before venturing down to us later on for a...

Making a Buzz for the Coast photography competition!

Bee on autumn flowers at Bumbles Plant CentreThe Bumble Bee Conservation Trust is celebrating the ‘bumblebees of Kent’ through their ‘Making a Buzz for the Coast’ photography competition.

Are you a budding photographer? Are you inspired by the charismatic bumblebee? From children to adults, amateur or professional, the Bumble Bee Conservation Trust would love to receive your best ‘buzzing’ bumblebee photograph.

Competition entries must be in by 14th September 2018 so get your camera out and get snapping! https://www.bumblebeeconservation.org/mabphotocompetition/

Hospice in the Weald Open Gardens

Hospice in the WealdLong Barn, Weald, Sevenoaks TN14 6NH
Tuesday 11th September, 2 – 4pm
Ticket only event – www.opengardens.org.uk

Another opportunity to visit this exceptional private garden, set against the backdrop of a beautiful 14th century house with wonderful views across the Weald. The three acres of garden were laid out by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, who lived there from 1915-1930 before they moved to Sissinghurst Castle and the origins of Sissinghurst are clearly present. A treat not to be missed!

Flower Demonstration and Afternoon Tea
Langton Green Village Hall, TN3 0JJ
Thursday 22nd November, 2.30 – 5.30pm
Sue Flight, Head Flower Designer at Gravetye Manor, is renowned throughout Kent and Sussex by local flower clubs for her superb flower arrangements, which will be raffled following the demonstration. Tickets & info from Daphne Streeter on 01892 863753.

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


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