Visit our welcoming garden centre today for everything you could ever need to make your garden look sensational. We pride ourselves on offering truly high quality plants and advice, and we believe this is what keeps our customers coming back to us time after time.

Situated in the heart of Crystal Palace & Upper Norwood the Secret Garden stock one of the largest ranges of house plants, pot plants, trees, shrubs, bushes & climbers along with a wide variety of seasonal ideas. That and years of experience in the gardening retail sector we pride ourselves on helping you the customer choose the right items for your indoor or outdoor projects.

Visit one of South London’s best kept secrets today!

Plus: Plants • Roses • Pots • Bulbs • Compost • Seeds • Turf • Tools • Gift vouchers

If it grows, we knows!


  Sowing the seeds of what to plant this spring. Pop in for a large range of plants and ideas.

See Spring Jobs & Ideas


  When it’s getting warm we have advice on what to plant and what to sow.

See Summer Jobs & Ideas


 When the leaves are falling it’s time to get raking.

See Autumn Jobs & Ideas


  Chilly mornings mean a frosty start, we can supply a host of winter friendly solutions for your garden.

See WInter Jobs and Ideas

Hidden in a leafy suburb for over 30 years

Established over 30 years ago, we strive to offer excellent advice and always try our best to pass on our expertise to you, the customer.

“It’s our best kept secret with an ever growing supply of plants” Local resident

In store this month and Secret gardening news

January @ The Secret Garden

The weather may be dreary outside but there is still plenty to do in the home and the garden. Christmas is packed away and it's a great time to fill the space, where the once lovely Christmas tree stood, with a fabulous house plant. The shop is full the brim with...

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Seed sowing time!

January is the time of year to start thinking about sowing seeds for the season ahead. Some people might ask, Why bother sowing seeds when you can buy plants at the garden centre?  Well here...

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Houseplants make a home

'House plants are more than just decoration to me: they are the other inhabitants of my house. They turn a room into a living space, breathing life in to my interiors. They say: someone lives here;someone calls this home.'  Sally Cullen  the Guardian Houseplants can...

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The Secret Garden

” Thank you for all your help and advice during the past 30 years. Our garden is full of wonderful plants that we brought from you, which give us so much joy. Wishing you all the best as you celebrate your 30th year in business. Long may you continue, we need you!! Many thanks for all you do for us. ”

The Bruce Family

Customer, Se19

“Having a selection of excellent plants and advice on our doorstep is why we love the Secret Garden plus you can browse and get some great ideas at your leisure.”

Maple road allotment member

“A must for the new or experienced gardener, a great selection and helpful advice.”

Peter Duggen

“Most of my plants have come from the Secret Garden and I always pop in when I can. It’s convenient with the other shops on the triangle and easy to park.”

Mrs J Stanton

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