A true virtual garden centre 

Ask our expert

If you’ve got a gardening query, no matter how big or small, then please get in touch and our gardening guru, Peter Burks will be able to help you.

Peter is very approachable and happy to help with questions from everyone from complete novices to keen amateurs and on to expert gardeners. No query is too small or too silly, please ask away.

Our in-house expert also loves a challenge so see if you can ask him something he doesn’t know the answer to, we dare you!

Please email in photographs of plant pests and diseases to get a free diagnosis and advice on how to cure or prevent the problem. Peter is also able to offer assistance on the best plants or products available to solve issues and fill specific spaces.

Peter’s free expert advice is available via email, telephone and social media. If you have a query, please do get in touch for some free advice. Please email hello@potterandrest.co.uk, direct message us via Facebook or Twitter or call us on 01278 440500.

Peter, who is a fully trained horticulturalist and has worked in directorial and senior management positions for garden centres nationwide for more than 30 years will act as your personal shopper.

He is the immediate past Chairman of the Garden Centre Association. Peter launched and ran for more than 10 years the multi award-winning Sanders Garden World in Somerset, which was named as ‘Garden Centre of Year’ for several years during this period.

The greenfingered has a degree in horticulture from the University of Bath and is a whizz on all things gardening related.

This service is completely free and if Peter suggests any products or plants you are free to purchase them elsewhere should you wish to do so. We also offer a Personal Shopper service.


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