Garden centres in south London are still offering a delivery or collection service if you want to get green fingered in the lockdown.
Although garden centres have had to close during pandemic, purchases can still be made online or via telephone.
Most garden centres are offering a delivery service for a small fee, while some are offering a free pick up service.
Here are south London garden centres which are still taking orders.
Croxted Road Garden Centre, Herne Hill
Taking orders over the phone this family run businesses is taking telephone orders from Wednesday to Sunday, between 10am and 4pm.
Operating for more than 40 years it sells an extensive range of plants, trees and shrubs.
To make an order call 020 8674 4366 or go to their website.
The Nunhead Gardener
Still open for business and taking orders online, the centre says it has a “good proportion of stock” and is receiving new stock every day.
Anyone interested is asked to email email@example.com. The garden centre is not taking phone orders.
Visit the website here.
The Secret Garden, Upper Norwood
Although The Secret Garden is not offering home deliveries, customers are still able to go and pick up orders.
The garden centre is only taking orders over the phone, but not after 4pm.
Due to high demand and also being short-staffed, all orders must be picked up by 5pm and paid for in advance
For more information ring 020 8771 8200 or visit the website here.
Shannon’s Garden Centre, Forest Hill
Orders for delivery and collection, customers are being asked to email what they want to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a list of items in stock click here.
Alan’s Plants Garden Centre, Greenwich
Customers can visit the garden centre and view plants through the fence or the viewing panel.
Alan’s Plants Garden Centre is also offering deliveries and a pick up service.
Open from 11am to 5pm every day and charges between £5 and £20 for delivery.
Anyone interested is asked to text or call 07795 342822 or click here