Established in 1923, Carpenter’s Nursery & Farm Shop is one of Hertfordshire’s most popular family-run garden centres. Our popular Farm Shop offers a wide range of groceries, drinks, treats and home-grown veggies, with many products supplied by local producers. Our award winning cafe 'The Potting Shed', offers freshly prepared breakfast, brunch, lunch, teas, coffee and cakes, and is a popular destination for the residents of St Albans, Harpenden, Welwyn and beyond.

Great Selection of mature shrubs

Wide variety of Summer Bedding Now Available

Potting Shed Café

One of the most renowned Hertfordshire garden centre cafes, the award winning ‘The Potting Shed' serves delicious breakfast, brunch and contemporary lunch dishes, made with our own grown and locally sourced produce. You can make reservations via the Potting Shed website.  We also accept walk-in customers at any time of day. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Garden Shop

We have an extensive selection of plants, seeds, bulbs, composts, pots & containers, chemicals, feeds & fertilisers and garden tools to help you care for your garden. We also make-up our own hanging baskets, tubs and planters for balconies, roof gardens and patios. We offer kiln dried logs & firewood for domestic log burners and open fires, kindling wood, smokeless coal and charcoal as well as Calor gas, briquettes and fire starters.