Award Winning Garden Centre! 

From plants and flowerpots to patios and outdoor buildings, you’ll find everything you need for your garden all in one place. Our garden centre in Taunton hosts the widest range of plants in the South West!

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Monkton Elm Welcomes You!

Our mission is to continue to be at the forefront of making gardening accessible, rewarding, and enjoyable to family and friends in Somerset and the South West. We are a proud member of the Garden Centre Association.

Why families love Monkton Elm 

  • Easy access that is wheelchair friendly throughout. (We also have free wheelchairs on standby if you feel you need to use one to get around!) 
  • Free parking, including disabled and child-friendly parking bays. 
  • We are dog-friendly! (Responsible dog owners are welcomed with their beloved dogs.)  

Come visit us in-store or shop online and choose from our inspirational selection of vibrant plants for the widest range of plants in the Southwest!  

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With a whole host of Events planned throughout 2024, including our famed Gardening Group, meet and greet sessions in our pet shop and of course our festive and spooky events. We’ve got you covered here at Monkton Elm.

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Tips From Our Experts

Meet Daniel Welch, our rose specialist who knows everything there is to know about Roses! He has been working with roses for 25 years! You can often find him lovingly tending our extensive rose selection in our plant area and is always happy to answer any roserelated questions! 

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July Plant Of The Month: Dahlia

Bring gorgeous Summer Colour to your Garden with a Dahlia!

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Plant Of The Month: May – Bearded Iris

May's Plant Of The Month is the Bearded Iris. With sword like leaves and a...

The April Garden

Spring has Sprung! Warmer weather has slowly crept in and your garden is starting to...

April Plant Of The Month: Magnolia

A popular ornamental Tree or Shrub, the Magnolia is prized for it's showy flowers in...

Who are Monkton Elm?

Monkton Elm is a proudly independent, family-owned garden centre business that has been at the forefront of making gardening accessible, rewarding, and enjoyable within our Somerset and North Devon community for over 40 years.   

Being an independent, family-run business, our products are different from other garden centres! We specialise in unusual species of plants, a wide variety of different plants for different areas and some amazing staff to help you choose which ones suit you best! 

Visit our Award-winning destination garden centre for a fabulous day out! 

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Google Reviews

A very nice garden centre. Large car park. Lots of goods in-store and lots of different sections within the premises.Toilets inside just off the main café/ restaurant.

Harvey Room

additions for your garden environment eg bronze pig or 3ft metal tortoise to name but two. Found the festive lighting section a joy to see so many things that I never new existed.

Steve Fields

Lovely time .such goodies had a beautiful meal thoroughly recommend the slow cooked belly pork staff brill social distancing adhered to.

Theresa Bishop
Roger Porter-Butler
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expensive but worth it song birds love it

3 weeks ago
Joan P.
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Beautiful base for a small alpine garden

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Joan P.
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