Our Garden Centre Is Now Open

Social distancing measures are in place and our priority is to ensure the safety of customers and staff alike, and therefore you will notice some changes on your next visit including:
• Limited numbers of customers in the centre at any time with queuing 2m apart to entre.
• A sanitiser station is located at the entrance for customer use.
• 2m Social distancing markers will be seen throughout the centre.
• Our Cafe and toilets will remain closed.
• We have a newly located Farm shop In the Cafe which will be open.
• We are only able to accept card payments. No cash or gift cards please.
• We will not be allowing family groups to enter, only one parent with children and no dogs except for service dogs will be permitted to enter.
• Under government guidelines, we unfortunately will not be able to offer assistance to customers in our usual way so please be aware that we may not be able to load your car with heavy items during this period of social distancing.

Please respect staff and fellow customers and maintain a safe distance when shopping.
We appreciate that under normal circumstances our Garden Centre is a leisurely place to shop and browse. In this initial stage of opening please do think about your fellow customers and the length of the queue to help us to give everyone an opportunity to shop.

Sussex Country Gardener Online Shop
Our Online Shop will also continue to be available for ordering top-quality plants, garden furniture and garden sundries online for delivery to your home. Visit Our Online Shop.
Thank you for your continued support and understanding, we look forward to seeing you safely soon.
Our opening times: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm / Sunday 10am-4.30pm

Order Online

We have a large selection of items available to buy online.
Click on the boxes below to order online:

Garden Furniture
Garden Care & Compost
Plants & Flowers

Seed Potato Varieties

A small selection of the varieties we have in stock.

First Earlies

Arran Pilot
An old established favourite with gardeners, for early bulking and maturity.
Flesh - white.
Tubers - long oval.
Recommended for flavour when boiling straight from garden.

Home Guard
A variety with a long pedigree and good flavour at early lifting, with uniform medium size tubers.
Flesh - creamy white.
Tubers - oval.
Good for boiling, salads and roasting.

Maris Bard
A most promising, relatively new variety which has very early bulking with moderate large tubers.
Flesh - white.
Tubers - oval.
Good for boiling, chipping and salads.

A proven variety which matures early, with numerous tubers.
Flesh - white.
Tubers - oval.
Good flavour when used for boiling and salads.

Sharpes Express
Good all round cooker with very fine flavour. Excellent on heavy soils, stores well.
Flesh - white.
Tubers - long oval.

Second Earlies

A newer variety resistant to eelworm.
Flesh - white.
Tubers - round.
Very good flavour and uniform tubers.

Maris Peer
An early bulking and maturing variety of high yields. Flesh - creamy.
Tubers - oval.
Good for boiling, roasting and salads.
This variety is moderately firm and free from disintegration and discolouration.

Pentland Javelin
This variety produces numerous tubers of uniform shape.
Flesh - white and firm.
Tubers - round to oval.
A multi-purpose potato of good cooking quality.


Kind Edward
The traditional gardeners quality potato.
Flesh - creamy white.
Tubers - long oval.
A very high quality potato for all uses, rarely discolours in cooking.

An old favourite producing medium to large tubers.
Flesh - creamy white.
Tubers - long oval.
Performs well under a wide range of climatic conditions with good keeping qualities.

Pentland Crown
Resistant to common scab.
A very high yielding variety.
Flesh - creamy white.
Tubers - round to oval.
Good for boiling and baking.

Pink Fir Apple
A very old and unusual variety.
Flesh - yellow.
Tubers - long.
Waxy flesh with an unusual flavour. Best used as a boiled potato, perhaps with a salad. Well worth trying!

An attractive red skinned variety producing high yields. Flesh - pale yellow.
Tubers - oval.
Good domestic cooking quality used for roasting, chipping and boiling.