The time of year has come when we dust the cobwebs off the greenhouse, start trimming back the dead heads in the garden and plan what summer blooms we want to add to the soil beds.

For those who really enjoy gardening, you might have even started sewing seeds for this year’s vegetable selection that you have decided to grow from home.

As the warmer months begin to creep in, a trip to the garden centre is always a good idea, whether it’s for lunch with friends or to browse seasonal flowers.

To help you decide what garden centre to visit in Bradford and the surrounding district to achieve your garden goals, we have put together a selection of the best garden centres according to their Google reviews.

Some of the best garden centres in Bradford and the surrounding district

Tongue Garden Centre

Location: Tong Garden Centre, Tong Lane, Bradford, BD4 0RY

Rating: 4.4/5

One visitor left this review: “A great place to go and have some retail therapy and lunch. Obviously, the retail therapy is more garden related, but the store also provides some homeware items and clothing.

“I love to take my mom here as the cafe serves the largest cream scones you’ve ever seen.”

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New Coley Nurseries

Location: Halifax, Keighley Road, Bradford BD13 5EA

Rating: 4.5/5

This user said: “Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Coley Nurseries. Loved that majority of the plants were at a tabletop height, very clean and tidy and well laid out and good value. Friendly staff.”

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Twin Locks Garden Centre Ltd

Location: Hellifield Road, Gargrave, Skipton, BD23 3NB

Rating: 4.4/5

A customer posted: “Lovely local garden centre with a good size outdoor nursery and a pleasant atmosphere. Staff were friendly and helpful.

“I went for alpines and they had a really good range of these at very reasonable prices. A good selection of staple bedding plants as well as some more unusual ones too.

“It's right outside Gargrave, which is a pretty little village with tearooms and other places to stop for a bite, making it great for a quick stop or a morning out and a bite to eat.”

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Woodbank Garden Centre & Nurseries

Location: Harden Road, Harden, Bingley, BD16 1BE

Rating: 4.4/5

One person wrote: “One of the best garden centres in West Yorkshire. Loads of selections, the old amusements are great to go on. Seeing the animals too, great cafe to selling fresh selection of foods and cakes good coffee too.

“The Christmas shop is also one of the best too huge selection and so much to see. Would highly recommend to anyone.”

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ACW Garden Centre

Location: ACW Garden Centre, Canal Road, Bradford, BD2 1AL

Rating: 4.4/5

This person said: “Fantastic local garden centre. Huge range for the garden, healthy plants throughout, lots of helpful signage to help you choose.

“Tropical and cold water fish and supplies, bird feeding, indoor plants, terrariums, cacti, decorations, giftware, Christmas displays- everything! And a nice café too. Clean and tidy throughout. Friendly, helpful staff. Lots of parking. Will be back soon.”

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Otley Garden Centre

Location: Pool Road, Otley, LS21 1DY

Rating: 4.2/5

A customer wrote this review: “Visited since its makeover!! Otlys Garden Centre is very well stocked and has all your garden essentials. The plants are very well cared for and are excellent quality. 

“The outdoor living department had some lovely outdoor furniture with different price ranges. I also had food in the cafe that was really good and reasonably priced. It's a really lovely Garden Centre with everything you would expect and more! 5 star.”

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Gardener’s Choice

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Location: Behind Heathcote Antiques, Cross Hills, Skipton Road Junction, Cross Hills, Keighley, BD20 7DS

Rating: 4.6/5

A user said: “Lovely small nursery, healthy plants, the owner is knowledgeable, small selection of lovely gifts inside the small shop, takes card payments, parking available. Worth a visit.”