Gardening Reviewed

    Simply Garden Furniture

    Rating: 5.0 / 5

    Simply Garden Furniture offer a large selection of garden furniture including outdoor patio furniture, tables, chairs, benches, loungers, hammocks and parasols. Their site is well laid-out with clear photographs and detailed descriptions of each of the many products in their range, and an easy to use shopping facility.

    Rating: 4.5 / 5 is an online shop selling a garden plants, flowers, shrubs, tools ornaments and furniture. The site features a gifts and books department for innovative gift ideas, with the offer to have items gift wrapped for free. If you want something a little different they have a Japanese department for that oriental garden look and feel.

    Debbys Garden Links

    Rating: 4.5 / 5

    This is a non-commercial site (made by the Debbie of its title) which has grown into a very useful gardening resource. It features links to a wide range of UK gardening sites, listings of plants for specific garden areas, a host of hints and tips. There is also a gardeners forum for exchanging and discussion ideas, and suggestions of gardens to visit.

    Urban Jungle

    Rating: 4.0 / 5

    Urban Jungle allows you to purchase exotic and unusual plants as well as read about several types of tropical plants and find out how to visit the centre in Norfolk. The site is well laid out and looks the part.

    First Tunnels Limited

    Rating: 4.5 / 5

    And here we have a mail order supplier of Polytunnels - sectional buildings which allow the grower the wildest choice and specification to provide the ideal environment for the crop in production - and horticultural supplies. The site is well organised and allows for online ordering or for those of you who can't resist the pleasure of being tucked up in bed with a catalogue of Polytunnels you can request a brochure (no joke, that's what the site says!).

    Woodland Improvement and Conservation

    Rating: 4.0 / 5

    This Gloucestershire based silvicultural tree nursery claims to offer more than 6 million traceable native trees. Their online shop has a basic design but is cleverly organised allowing users who know what they're after to search and those that don't to choose by type of tree or where they will be planted.

    Gone Gardening

    Rating: 4.0 / 5

    This is the ultimate Gardening shopping site - they sell everything you would ever want or need for your garden - trendy chrome swings, hammock, bamboo screens, lawn mowers, bbqs and much more. They also have cut flowers section and a pet store.

    Garden Designer

    Rating: 4.0 / 5

    This is a lovely website from Judy Fenyvesi, a garden designer and horticultural stylist. The site features her portfolio as well as contributed articles.

    Little Gardens

    Rating: 3.5 / 5

    Although small, this personal website is sweet, with information about gardning in a small space. It includes various articles, contact details for gardening societies and suppliers as well as photos sent in by others with small gardens.

    BBC Gardening with Children

    Rating: 5.0 / 5

    This is the BBCs fantastic guide to gardening with children. It features a selection of educational gardening activities and articles developed in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society. Be sure to have your little ones check out the Did you know? and Be a bug collector sections.


    Rating: 4.0 / 5

    Greenfingers is a gardening portal as well as online store, they have gardening tips, an 'ask George' feature, garden tools, garden furniture, you name it, if its in the garden then its on Greenfingers.

    Thompson and Morgan

    Rating: 4.5 / 5

    The Thompson & Morgan website provides online access to their complete range of seeds (for world wide delivery) and plants (UK delivery only). The site also includes a good deal of essential advice and information for all gardeners.

    Harrod Horticultural

    Rating: 5.0 / 5

    Harrod Horticultural is a UK garden supplier with over 50 years of expertise. Their products range from fruit cages to compost bins, from children's Wellies to insect traps. This well-designed site also has an Online Gardening Forum allowing interaction with other members of the gardening fraternity.

    Cedarshed UK

    Rating: 4.5 / 5

    Cedarshed manufactures gazebos, garden buildings, leisure cabins, hobby sunhouses, wendy houses, and storage sheds, all made from Western Red Cedar. This magazine styled site is clean and easy on the eyes with tons of product photos as well as specs, pricing and even videos. You can use the site to find UK and international dealers or request a free catalogue.