Word forms: plural garden centres
A garden centre is a large shop, usually with an outdoor area, where you can buy things for your garden such as plants and gardening tools.
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garden centre in British English
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Examples of ‘garden centre’ in a sentence
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Growing plants are sold in many of the larger nurseries and garden centres.
Guyton, Anita The Natural Beauty Book – cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Buy clean hay from a pet shop or garden centre.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)A woman and an elderly man wait outside a garden centre shop.
The Sun (2008)You can buy from the farm shop, flower shop or garden centre and have lunch at the restaurant or tea shop.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
[external_link offset=2]This is not in any way to persuade you to avoid large garden centres, particularly when it comes to value for money.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)These can be bought from a DIY shop or garden centre.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)And they are there in our garden centres too, usually imported from Italy.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you are going for wood, you can buy panels from the local garden centre or DIY shop.
Times, Sunday Times (2006) Quite why he was armed I have absolutely no idea, because all we passed was garden centres and shops selling tropical fish tanks.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)