Welcome to Bumbles

Your local independent Garden Centre on the A229 near Cranbrook, Kent.

We have a fantastic range of indoor and outdoor plants, shrubs, trees and all your outdoor living needs.

Come and see us soon at Bumbles.

Perfectly Placed Perennials

Our new range of Perennials makes finding the right plant for different areas of your garden a breeze, with headings such as ‘Dry Bed Delight’ and ‘Bog Dweller’ it’s easy to place the perfect plant. Come and explore our new range today!

Everything you need to keep cool!

With the warm weather setting in and a lovely weekend forecast ahead of us don’t forget we have all your swimming pool and spa needs catered for including pools, chemicals, accessories etc!

Outdoor living

We have lots of choice for your outdoor spaces at Bumbles, a range of patio furniture, garden benches and seats, barbecues, fire pits and lots more… Plus an extended range of swimming pool and spa products and accessories!

Welcome to the new Glasshouse!

Our new glasshouse is now stocked with a great range of cacti and other houseplants together with some more exotic plant varieties.

Seasonal treats in our Coffee Shop

Come and enjoy seasonal treats, sandwiches, jacket potatoes and locally made cakes in our coffee shop.

Bird feed at Bumbles

New additions to our bird feed range, including chunky dumplings and fat ball feeders.  Helping to keep our local birds happy and healthy this spring!

New Perennials for shade, semi shade, dry beds and full sun at Bumbles Plant Centre


Birdcare at Bumbles


Furniture for outdoor spaces at Bumbles Plant Centre


Enjoy afternoon tea 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

Coffee Shop

Open daily

Welcome to July at Bumbles

Welcome to July and summer, at last! After all the wet weather of the last few weeks, the dry and sunny weather is very welcome and time to enjoy all the potting and planting of spring in the garden. We have a fantastic new range of perennials which make choosing the perfect plant for ‘that’ spot in the garden easy! We have a lovely range of patio and garden furniture and everything you need for your pool and spa. And don’t forget to please ask a member of Bumbles’ staff if you’d like some advice or if you are looking for some planting inspiration.

Would you like to send us some photos of your patio pots, planters and flower beds? We’d love to see what you’ve been up to with your Bumbles purchases, you can post photos on Facebook or email us.

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 Ramble around the plant area with Ross - I can't believe he missed all the wonderful salvias!

Posted by Bumbles Plant Centre on Friday, 28 June 2019

Outdoor living at Bumbles

We have extended our range of garden and patio furniture this year. From traditional wooden benches and seating to the more  modern rattan suites, with a range of parasols and sun shades. Do you know we have bbqs, fire pits, garden torches, solar lighting and plenty of charcoal too?!

Primulas and Polyanthus at Bumbles PLant Centre
Primulas and Polyanthus at Bumbles PLant Centre
Primulas and Polyanthus at Bumbles PLant Centre
Primulas and Polyanthus at Bumbles PLant Centre

What’s New

Summer pruning for Wisteria

How to prune your Wisteria in Summer Following on from the Wisteria winter pruning video, Ross gives us some tips on summer pruning for Wisteria....

Perfect Perennials for all areas at Bumbles

Here at Bumbles, we are always on hand to offer advice on the perfect plant for the best location in your garden, but with our fantastic new range...

Summer treats in the Coffee Shop

Temperatures soaring - Feeling the heat? Need to cool down? Come to Bumbles Cafe for an indulgent Neapolitan Glory Sundae or a refreshing Fruit...

Indoor and Exotic plants at Bumbles

Our indoor and exotic plant glasshouse looking amazing with a few new additions that arrived today! Lots to choice from traditional favourites to...

Beautiful new perennials and large bedding now in!

We have some beautiful new perennials and large bedding in now, ready to take home over the weekend: Lobelia Techno series Nemesia Sunsatia series...

Swimming Pool & Spa range at Bumbles

With summer fast approaching we have expanded our swimming pool and spa range to be bigger than ever before!  From Swimming pool & spa chemicals...

From a bootful of plants to lots of ‘boot-iful’ pots!

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


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