Plants & Compost


Our plant team have a vast knowledge which is only outweighed by their passion for plants and gardening, they are never too busy to answer any questions or give advice. 

We have a wide range of shrubs, perennials, herbs, climbers, alpines, trees, ferns, and cactus, bedding & vegetable plants when in season.

In addition we have a large selection of ready-made hanging baskets and planters and if you are looking for something bespoke our staff will only be to happy to advise or make it for you. 

We use local nurseries to supply our bedding & vegetable plants, shrubs, trees and alpines – wherever possible we buy British plants, when this is not possible we purchase from Dutch or Italian growers.


We have a massive range of Westlands compost for indoor and outdoor plants, John Innes No’s 1, 2 & 3, Seed Sowing and John Innes Multi Purpose, Jacks Magic, Farmyard Manure, Tree & Shrub, Rose, Container & Basket, Ericacous, Composted Bark, Top Soil, Orchid, Cactus and Bonsai.

Our large bags of compost and soils are located outside at the front of the Garden Centre, the small bags for Orchid, Indoor plants etc. are located inside the Garden Centre in the Chemicals and Feeds area. 



Decorative Aggregates

We hold over 40 different varieties of Meadow View Stone – Gravel & Chippings, Welsh Slate, Premier Chippings, Pebbles & Cobbles, Rockery & Boulders, Alpine Collection, Horticultural Collection and Play Sand.




At White Elm we stock Kings Seeds they are a local company based in Kelvedon and one of the oldest seed producers in the country, we stock their vegetable seeds, flower seeds and organic vegetable seeds.

Come and have a look at the choices – we stock over 500 different varieties of seeds in store at any time.