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Book your Christmas Experience online now

30th September 2019

Online Booking is now open for Santa's Toy Factory at South Downs Nurseries and NEW for 2019, Santa's Enchanted Forest... continue reading

Gardening Tips For October

30th September 2019

Here at Tates of Sussex Garden Centres our friendly team of experts are ready and waiting with a whole host of seasonal tips to keep your garden looking and feeling wonderful this Autumn. From planting and general maintenance to simply taking in the beautifully awe inspiring colours that the arrival of October brings, there are so many things to be keeping you busy in your garden this month. continue reading

Tea & Tips with Firefighters at South Downs

27th September 2019

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (Burgess Hill Fire Station) spent a few hours at South Downs Nurseries this morning as part of their 'Tea & Tips' Campaign, which gives free tips on preventing house fires over a cup of tea with firefighters and volunteers from the service. continue reading

South Downs Gnome Hunt Winner

9th September 2019

8-year-old twins Daisy and Dylan from Burgess Hill won the Great Gnome Hunt at South Downs Nurseries. continue reading

South Downs Colouring Competition Winner

5th September 2019

Nine-year-old Lily-Rose from Burgess Hill has been picked as the winner of the Summer Holiday Colouring Competition at South Downs Nurseries. Here she is collecting her prize from Ella. continue reading

South Downs Nurseries Win Argus Garden Centre of the Year

31st July 2019

We're thrilled to announce that South Downs Nurseries in Hassocks has won the Argus Garden Centre of the Year 2019! continue reading

Our Gardening Tips For August

30th July 2019

Whatever it is you were hoping to get from your garden this summer, there really is no reason why you the dream can’t become a reality. Of course whilst so many of us welcome a rise in temperatures to keep those tans in good health, our gardens can suffer if not given the love and attention they deserve throughout summer. So if, like many people across the country you are keen to get involved in gardening but not quite sure where to start, here are a few pointers to get you going. continue reading

Getting Your Garden Ready For BBQ Season

18th July 2019

Summer is the time for kicking back, relaxing and enjoying the nice weather with some of your nearest and dearest and where better to do this than in the comfort of your very own garden. So with summer in full swing and the smell of grilled food filling the air, now is the time to pull the BBQ out of its cosy garden building home and get your garden looking its very best. continue reading

South Downs Donate Plants to Local Bowling Club

10th July 2019

South Downs Nurseries donated some plants earlier in the season to Adastra Bowling Club at Adastra Park, Hassocks. They sent us some photos to let us know how their plants are doing. continue reading

Classical Guitarist Entertains Diners at South Downs Nurseries

5th July 2019

Diners in The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant enjoyed some easy listening music, including many popular tracks alongside their lunches and coffees continue reading