Spring Gardening

The time when your garden awakens from its winter slumber and begins to burst into life - it's our favourite time of the year!

Whether you're planting up your beds and borders, having a go at growing your own or planning your outdoor space for the seasons ahead, our expert team are here to help you start your year in the garden!

Here at Tong, spring sees the start of the final phase of our development plan. The two-storey extension at the front of the building will create a stylish new entrance, a brand-new restaurant and much larger gardening department - all designed to improve the experience for all our guests!

Our outdoor plant plant area will also have a new home, moving next to our undercover canopy, and feature four brand new pocket gardens inspired by Katie Rushworth!

There's so much more in store this spring at Tong Garden Centre

Local Delivery


In order to help ensure you are able to continue enjoying your garden during these challenging times we have taken the decision to make available online a number of our most popular Garden Essential products which we will offer local delivery to a select group of postcodes.

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Time to grow

Pretty Primroses

One of the joys at this time of the year is the emergence of primroses. Enjoy the sweet, simple freshness of their charming, dainty blooms which really celebrate the coming of spring.<

Here at Tong, our primroses are locally grown just outside Huddersfield and come in a range of vivid colours - perfect for brightening up your beds, borders and baskets!

Pretty Primroses

Joe, our plant supervisor, loves using primroses when planting up his spring containers and baskets.

Here are his 3 favourite varieties!

Primrose Evie Chameleon

Primrose Evie Chameleon

Primrose Jupiter Yellow Red Eye

Primrose Jupiter Yellow Red Eye

Primrose Sparkly Blue

Primrose Sparkly Blue


Beautiful Blooms

Summer-flowering bulbs provide the biggest, best and most exotic-looking blooms and now is the time plant them! Our plant expert Fiona loves Begonias, Dahlias and Alliums – perfect for adding pops of colours to your borders.


Cottage Garden Classics

Planting a cluster of herbaceous perennials now such as Phlox and Rudbeckias will create the relaxed planting style of a cottage garden in time for summer, that not only looks fantastic but is easy to maintain too!

Tomato Alicante

Your own veg

Growing your own vegetables is fun, easy and extremely satisfying. Grafted vegetable plants combine the best fruiting varieties and graft them onto vigorous-growing root stocks. Perfect when growing space is a premium, often more disease resistant and produce a much higher yield.

Sedd Growing

With happy compost

New to Tong, the completely peat free Happy Compost range. The most eco-friendly range yet, Happy Compost is perfect for successful seed sowing, beautiful flowers and productive fruit and vegetables. The All-Purpose compost is also vegan and the perfect choice for the every day gardener!

Jobs for the Season

Love your Lawn

Keen to be Green

We're continually working hard to be an environmentally friendly business, offering our customers green choices and great ideas for an even greener garden!

Gardening at Tong

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 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. For all the hints, tips and advice from our team here at Tong, then click here!

Plants are our passion and with one of the biggest outdoor plant departments in Yorkshire, we pride ourselves on bringing you quality and choice. Helping you to discover what will grow well in your plot is our mission - whether you have a large outdoor space, a small patio or even a balcony. The team at Tong offer the expertise and range to ensure you can add colour, texture and interest all year round.

Monthly Guides

Monthly Gardening Guide

Each month has it's own special requirements, that's why Team Tong is delighted to share with you our expert tips to ensure you make the most from your garden all year long! Remember to check back for the latest update.

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Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips

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.

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Plants for Purpose

Plants for Purpose

Bedding Plants

Bedding Plants

Beautiful Bulbs

Beautiful Bulbs

Here to Help


Our team have bags of knowledge in their specialist areas. No question is too silly, please just ask!

Hardy Plants


We carefully select great quality plants that are guaranteed to grow so, providing you keep the receipt and look after the plant we'll happily replace your hardy plant if it fails.

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.

Inspired by Katie


Katie Rushworth is back at Tong with four brand new ways to WOW! Exclusively at Tong, launching on the 5th of April at our Spring Garden Event you'll discover inspring new pocket gardens in our newly-located plant department using plants for a purpose, be it sun, shade or space.

"How to ...." Video Guides

Katie Rushworth at Tong Garden Centre

Katie's Planter Guide

Katie Rushworth's Planter Guide



This time of year can be tough for garden birds...

Our feathery friends remain active and will continue to visit gardens in search of food even during the cold snap. Help them survive the winter months by providing them with plenty of food and water when they visit. Here are our top bird feeding tips.

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Birdcare Offer

Visit our new birdcare department where you'll find a superb selection of birdcare products from feeds and seeds, bird boxes and feeding stations.

Now situated next to Maidenhead Aquatics, take advantage of our fantastic offers to entice our favourite feathery friends back into our gardens!