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New Ale from Longman Brewery

22nd June 2018

We've just received our next delivery of Longman Brewery ale, handcrafted in small batches in East Sussex. Sleeping Giant and Copper Hop are included in our 3 for £7 offer, and have hit the shelves in time for this weekend's England game! Available in all our garden centres. continue reading

'Old Bag' Campaign at The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant

15th June 2018

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant staff at South Downs Nurseries, Hassocks, would like your help. We’re asking everyone to clear out their cupboards and donate their old handbags, and anything else that would benefit women on the streets. continue reading

South Downs Nurseries Presents Cheque to Hospice

14th June 2018

St Peter & St James Hospice have been presented with a cheque to replace stolen sponsorship money raised by staff at family-run South Downs Nurseries, Hassocks. continue reading

Paradise Park Donates Plants to Age UK

12th June 2018

It was a beautiful sunny day for John MacCrae, the centre Manager from Age UK, to receive plants and compost generously donated by Tates of Sussex, for the beautiful new centre’s patio area. continue reading

2nd Burgess Hill Brownies Visit Heritage Centre

12th June 2018

The Second Burgess Hill Brownies paid the South Downs Heritage Centre a visit on Tuesday. continue reading

Flower Power Competition Winner

8th June 2018

Here's Flower Power Competition winner Oliver Coe, aged 5 from Seaford, receiving his prize bundle. continue reading

Good Gardening with Mark Curtis: June 2018

1st June 2018

There is nothing more pleasant than watering a collection of herbs in pots on a warm summer's day. 

The refreshing aromas... continue reading

Tates Donate £1k to Homeless Charity

24th May 2018

We met with Paul Young, head of local homeless charity Off The Fence this morning, to let him know we're donating £1000 towards their latest community projects, with funds coming from both the Garden Centre business and Tates Cars. continue reading

Quiz Night Raises £200 for Local Hospice

14th May 2018

A quiz night held at South Downs Nurseries has raised £200 for a local hospice. Tates of Sussex Garden Centres invited employees, friends and family to participate in the quiz after the centre had closed for the evening. continue reading

Planted Hanging Baskets Ready Now

14th May 2018

We have lots of our beautiful hanging baskets ready, with many of the plants used lovingly grown in our very own nursery. Grab yours while you can, they won't hang around for long! continue reading