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New Leaf Plant Centre, Sheffield

New Leaf Plant Centre, Sheffield

Entrance to New Leaf Plant Centre in Sheffield
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The New Leaf Plant Centre, Chesterfield, near Sheffield concentrates on growing plants. But just how good are they? We review them and find out for you.

This is a totally independent GardenAction opinion of the New Leaf Plant Centre in the Sheffield area. Click any picture to enlarge it.


What strikes you immediately about this plant centre is the cleanliness. It's spotless! In our eyes, that says a lot about the plants they sell.
On top of that, because this plant centre concentrates on plants and garden accessories, the range of plants available is larger then you would expect.

Another great plus for this plant centre is that many of the walkways in the outdoor plant area are under cover. Sheffield gets its fair share of rain so this is useful.

The layout is very engaging, some parts of the outdoor area being on two levels. All areas are ramped for ease of access.

We visited the New Leaf Plant Centre in late winter which is a good time for buying and planting roses. The variety of roses available at this time of year was exceptionally large. As well as the standard named varieties there was a large selection of David Austen roses which are becoming more popular. All hardy plants come with a one year guarantee.

Finding your way around the outdoor plant area was easy, mainly because of the large number of clear signs. This was good news because the range of trees, plants and shrubs was extensive.

The walkways were unusually wide and of course, uncluttered. Great news for wheelchair users.

One of the pictures above shows the large range of fruit trees available. In addition, New Leaf Plant Centre have the largest range of ornamental trees we have ever seen on display. If you are looking for ornamental or fruit trees this plant centre is definitely worth going out of your way to find.


Water features at new leaf Plant centre The indoor area contained house plants and garden accessories. The range of house plants was good and they all looked healthy and very well cared for. The prices of the house plants was lower than normal. The range of accessories was comprehensive. As the picture on the left shows, there was a respectable range of good quality water features.

There were more than enough spaces in the car park and it was level and dry.

The prices were average to slightly better than normal. The prices for a range of goods in 2008 is shown below.

Rose, 3 litre pot �6.99

Common shrub (e.g. potentilla, hebe) �6.99

Clematis �6.99

Runner Bean seeds (4m) �2.75 (Johnsons)

Fish, Blood and Bone, branded, 3.5kg �3.49

Phostrogen, soluble plant food, 1.25kg �3.49

Tomorite 1l �3.49

Stainless Steel fork �19.99 (Spear and Jackson)

Spade �11.99 (Spear and Jackson)

Large cup of coffee in cafe � No cafe

The address is:
New Leaf Plant Centre
Dyche Lane
Coal Aston
Nr Sheffield
S18 3AA

A map can be found here.

Tel: 01246 413311

A great "garden centre" for plants and garden accessories. well laid out, exceptionally clean and healthy plants, very helpful staff. We recommend it highly.

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