Welcome to Birkacre Garden Centre in Chorley, where we're passionate about all things green and growing! Our extensive range of products includes a wide selection of houseplants, as well as everything you need to keep them healthy and thriving.
Houseplants for Every Home
Whether you're an experienced gardener or a complete beginner, we have a fantastic range of houseplants to suit every taste and budget. From succulents and cacti to exotic orchids and lush ferns, our selection includes a variety of sizes and styles to suit any home or office. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help you choose the perfect plants for your space, and can offer advice on care and maintenance too.
Keeping your houseplants healthy and thriving requires the right tools and supplies, and at Birkacre Garden Centre we have everything you need to keep your plants happy. From high-quality and fertilizer to plant food and watering cans, we've got you covered. We also have a wide selection of pots, planters, and other accessories to help you create the perfect display.
If you're looking to propagate your houseplants or grow new ones from seed, we have everything you need to get started. Our range of propagation supplies includes rooting hormones, seed starting trays, and more. Our staff can offer advice on the best methods for propagating your plants and help you choose the right supplies for your needs.
Tips on plantcare
Here are some general tips for caring for houseplants:
- Watering: Each plant has different watering needs, so it's important to understand how much water your particular plant needs. Overwatering can be just as harmful as under-watering. A good rule of thumb is to wait until the top inch of soil is dry before watering.
- Light: Different plants require different levels of light. Some plants need direct sunlight, while others do better in partial or full shade. Ask our friendly staff about your plant's specific lighting needs and place it accordingly.
- Humidity: Most houseplants come from tropical regions and prefer high humidity. If your home is dry, consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near your plants to increase the humidity.
- Soil: Quality soil is important for houseplants to thrive. Use a well-draining potting mix that is appropriate for your plant's needs.
- Fertilizer: Most houseplants benefit from regular fertilization. Be sure to use a fertilizer appropriate for your plant's specific needs. You can always ask our staff for advice.
- Pruning: Prune your plants as needed to encourage new growth and maintain their shape.
Remember that every plant is unique, so be sure to do research on the specific needs of each plant you bring into your home. If you're unsure about how to care for a particular plant, don't hesitate to ask our staff for advice.
Gift a plant!
Looking for the perfect gift for someone who loves to spruce up their home? Look no further than houseplants! Not only do they add life and color to any space, but they also offer numerous health benefits, including improved air quality and reduced stress levels.
When it comes to selecting the right houseplant gift, consider the recipient's lifestyle and the conditions of their home. Some houseplants require more sunlight and care than others, so it's important to choose a plant that fits their level of experience and the amount of attention they can give.
Succulents and cacti are great options for low-maintenance plant lovers who may not have a lot of experience yet. These plants are excellent at storing water, making them very forgiving if they go a little too long between watering.
For those who want a more hands-on experience, consider gifting a propagation kit. It's a fun and rewarding way to grow a collection of plants, and it's an excellent activity for those who love to learn and experiment.
If you're looking for something more decorative, consider wall art or an unique mirror. These items can add a touch of boho style to any space and make for great accent pieces in living rooms, bedrooms, or even kitchens.
Restaurant and Events
While you're here at Birkacre Garden Centre, why not take a break and visit our restaurant? Our menu features a range of delicious meals and snacks, as well as refreshing drinks to enjoy while you take in the beautiful surroundings. We also have a range of events throughout the year, so be sure to check our website or speak to our friendly staff to find out what's on.
Visit Us Today
Birkacre is easy to visit from locations like:
- North West
Our knowledgeable and friendly staff are always on hand to help you choose the perfect plants and accessories, and our convenient location makes it easy to pick up everything you need in one convenient visit.
We can help you bring the beauty of the garden indoors and create a lush, green oasis in your home or office.