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 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 for lunch with friends or to browse seasonal flowers.

To help you decide what garden centre to visit across West Yorkshire to achieve your garden goals, we have put together a selection of the best according to Google reviews.

Some of the best garden centres across West Yorkshire

Woodbank Garden Centre & Nurseries

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

Rating: 4.4/5

A recent visitor said: “The garden centre is a wonderful place to visit. Not only does it have a large range for all your gardening needs it has an old one penny arcade, cafe, and animal section within.

“There are usually a few friends to visit including Elvis the parrot and Bobby the owl. Including two giant tortoises that roam free at times.

“The cafe is open for those who wish for some food or those who just wish to buy an ice cream from a variety of flavours.

“Highly recommend to those who love gardening or those looking for a day out.”

Tong Garden Centre

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

Rating: 4.4/5

This customer wrote: “What a great place for a trip out to a garden centre! It covers an extremely large area and caters to various different stores besides the actual garden centre. A lovely cafe/restaurant serves a variety of foods and drinks, along with a type of farm shop come deli. A thoroughly nice afternoon jaunt out.”

Mirfield Garden Centre

Location: Far Common Road, Mirfield, WF14 0DQ

Rating: 4.1/5

A user commented: “We had a lovely day looking around Whiteleys Garden Centre Mirfield. It has plenty of plants, gifts, garden furniture, garden lights, wild bird food, water features, clocks etc. There is also a lovely cafe with an outdoor seating area. The disabled toilet is very clean and is big enough to take a wheelchair in. Would definitely recommend a visit xxx”

ACW Garden Centre

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

Rating: 4.4/5

One person left this review: “Had coffee and cake here at The Flowerpot Cafe, and it was absolutely lovely. Really nice cake at a good price for a big piece, and lovely staff. Wandered around the garden centre, and it's an absolute treasure trove! Again, staff were lovely and really helpful. Will definitely be heading back once I work out what I'm doing with my garden!”

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Bingley Garden Centre

Location: Aire Valley Branch, Wilsden Road, Harden, Bingley, BD16 1BL

Rating: 4.3/5

Someone posted: “My visit was mainly for lunch and a catch-up with friends. We had lunch in Hatties. Lovely homemade soup and generously sized pannini [sic] with great coffee. I've eaten here a couple of times now & enjoyed it. There is a good choice of snacks and meals. There is a good range of everything you'd expect to find at a garden centre and a lovely gift shop.”