Record of backyard facilities in South London through the lockdown


Garden centers in South London still offer a delivery or pick-up service if you want a green finger in the lock.

Although garden centers had to close during the pandemic, purchases can still be made online or over the phone.

Most garden centers offer a delivery service for a small fee, while some offer a free pick-up service.

Here are garden centers in south London still taking orders.

Croxted Road Garden Center, Herne Hill

Taking orders over the phone This family-run company takes orders over the phone from Wednesday to Sunday between 10am and 4pm.

The company has been in operation for more than 40 years and sells a wide range of plants, trees and shrubs.

To place an order, call 020 8674 4366 or visit their website.

The nunhead gardener

The center is still open for business and takes orders online. It states that it has “good stock” and that it receives new stock every day.

Interested parties are asked to send an email to [email protected] The garden center does not take orders over the phone.

Visit the website here.

The Secret Garden, Upper Norwood

Although The Secret Garden does not offer home delivery, customers can pick up orders.

The garden center only takes orders by phone, but not after 4 p.m.

Due to the high demand and low staff, all orders must be picked up by 5 p.m. and paid for in advance

For more information call 020 8771 8200 or visit the website here.

Shannon’s Garden Center, Forest Hill

For orders for delivery and collection, customers are asked to send an email to [email protected]

For a list of items in stock, click here.

Alan’s Plants Garden Center, Greenwich

Customers can visit the garden center and view plants through the fence or field of view.

Alan’s Plants Garden Center also offers deliveries and a pick-up service.

Open daily 11am to 5pm and charged between £ 5 and £ 20 for delivery.

Interested parties are asked to write an SMS or call 07795 342822 or click here