Shopping at Ryton Gardens
The shop has a great range of goods to choose from. Gardening essentials, tools, a vast range of organic seeds, as well as a wide selection of organic food, wine and household goods. There are also a number of unusual gifts and toiletries and a large range of books including many published by Garden Organic on all matters associated with gardening organically. The shop is easy to access from the car park and the staff are always willing to help you find that everyday essential or something a little more out of the ordinary.
The plant centre hosts a lovely selection of plants, some of which are grown on site by Garden Organic using seeds from the Heritage Seed Library, so you might find plants that are not available anywhere else. Look out for the plants in the gardens that can be purchased on site. You will also find an array of soil improvers, pots and compost giving you everything you need to make your garden a little bit different.
Eating at Ryton Gardens
The 100% Conservatory Cafe is open every day for breakfast, snacks, lunch and afternoon tea. The mouth watering menu uses locally sourced organic and seasonal produce including fruit and vegetables grown on site. It has a relaxed atmosphere and is ideal for families and foodies alike. The outdoor seating area gives visitors a beautiful view of the gardens and is the ideal place for children to explore
It was voted the best place to have afternoon tea in Central England by BBC Gardeners’ World magazine in 2010