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We’re here to help you keep your garden looking great and discover what will grow well in your plot – whether you’re growing your own, adding to beds and borders, feeding our feathery friends or dealing with problem pests. You’ll find all the leading brands in store and all the essentials to tackle any job in your garden.
The team at Tong offer the expertise and range to ensure you can add colour, texture and interest all year round.
BEAUTIFUL BEDDING PLANTS
Our extensive range of bedding plants are proven quality with grow guarantee, with many varieties grown right here in Yorkshire!
HARDY PLANTS, TREES AND SHRUBS
With one of the largest outdoor plant areas, you’ll find a huge and varied selection of hardy garden plants from trees, shrubs, climbers and perennials to herbs and alpines.
CONTAINERS AND BASKETS
Beautiful hanging baskets and seasonally planted containers, made up or made to order and certain to add colour and interest to your outdoor space.
Festive Wreath Making Workshops
The perfect experience for enjoying with friends or as an early Christmas gift our workshops are led by our team of experts and hosted in the beautiful surrounds of The Mezzanine. You’re invited to join us and craft your very own Christmas wreath to take home and hang throughout the festive season. Whether you’re a seasoned wreath maker or just trying something new, our plants team are here to guide you every step of the way.
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Festive planters bursting with bountiful blooms now available in our Plant department!
These pre-potted planters will really come into their own when winter arrives and will last well into the changing season, providing beautiful boasts of colour – even in the coldest of months.
Pick up your planter in store.
OUR TOP 6 ALPINE
Alpine plants are a stunning addition to any garden, offering a touch of wild beauty and exceptional resilience in our everchanging climate! Mostly low growing, compact plants with tiny jewel like flowers, Alpines are great plants collect to build an array of greenery in your space!
HOW TO KEEP YOUR BASKETS BEAUTIFUL!
Hanging baskets are a delightful addition to any garden or outdoor space, bringing vibrant colours and cascading foliage that create showstopping displays wherever they hang! During the summer months, Yorkshire’s warm weather offers the perfect conditions for basket flowers to thrive and with the proper care, your hanging basket can bloom well into the changing season.
OUR TOP TEN DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTS
It’s been extremely hot and dry over the past few weeks and, if you’ve noticed the need to water your garden plants more frequently now that the sun is shining, Carl our plant manager at Tingley Garden Centre has put together his top ten favourite plants for drought. So, no matter how hot it gets this summer you can guarantee these plants will thrive in your garden and won’t need a daily water!
Find your perfect plant!
Our Plant Finder can help you to find the right plant for your garden! Situated in our outdoor plant department, our interactive touch screen kiosks can provide you with in depth information of any plant including where to plant, soil type and growth rate!
Not only that, but they can advise you with care instructions to help you make the most of your plants season by season!
Have a go yourself next time you visit and see what you can learn!
We’re here to help you keep your garden looking great as well as discover what will grow well in your plot – whether you’re growing your own, adding to beds and borders or dealing with problem pests.
Have you spotted our resident Robin as he welcomes customers in our Plant department?
It’s likely you’ll hear him before you see him! Often perched on the top of a post, sitting on plant pots or singing his song to customers, our Plants team take good care of him and make sure he’s regularly fed and watered – he especially loves Ann who occasionally shares her lunch with him!
If you spot him be sure to let us know. He’s hard to find so follow the sound of his song and you just might find him!
Here to help
Our team have bags of knowledge in their specialist areas. No question is too silly, please just ask!
Carry to car
Please ask for help with heavier or bulky items. We’ll happily take items to the till and load them into your car for you.
We have a wide range of garden essentials available for you to make the most of your garden all year round.
Visit us instore or shop online to pick up everything you’ll need from garden tools, pots, containers, aggregates and compost!
Add a real centrepiece to your garden with our bespoke range of garden stoneware. Each piece is beautifully crafted and will be sure to brighten up any garden year after year.
Pots & Planters
Nothing brings your garden to life more than an array of pots and planters packed with striking colour, textures and scents! Take a look at our wonderful variety of pots and planters that will suit any size and style of garden!
Our team of experts are on hand to help you with any gardening problem you have – whether you have a large outdoor space, a small patio or even a balcony!
The team at Tong are here to offer their knowledge and experience to ensure that your garden thrives all year round!
Planting with Peat-Free
Peat-free compost is a totally natural and eco-friendly compost which is made from recycled garden materials including bark, wood fibre and coir, that is not only great for your garden but great for the environment too.
And with peat becoming a limited resource across the world, many gardeners are beginning to opt for a peat-free alternative.
See the benefits of planting peat-free!
Climate & Community
As an independent garden centre with our roots firmly in Yorkshire, we will reduce our impact on the environment and play an active part in the place we call home.
We care passionately about how we do business and are proud to have a robust ‘Climate and Community’ commitment that details our pathway to sustainability, the active role we play in our local community and the caring culture we have created for our people.