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What our customers say ...

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Please read some of our latest reviews from The Boma Garden Centre and Boma Garden Services.

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“I like to think I know a good garden centre when I see one, and this one is a fantastic. Their house plant section is incredible, I recommend any plant enthusiast / avid gardener to visit.”

– Amelia Saffron, April 2019


"Pleasant place to visit, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff, parking ok at the weekend. Good range of plants, lots of composts, etc. Child and dog friendly."  

– Jeremy Watson, June 2018


'My favourite place! The plant selection in very good, and affordable. I’ve been three times and will be back again!' 

– Victoria Parkin, May 2018


"I was nothing short of overjoyed to discover this gem of a place 5 minutes from our house after we moved in. It’s a really well thought out space with plenty to discover and new stock and displays every time we visit. It’s easy to forget you’re in London there and somewhere I love coming to unwind. The staff really understand plants and the care involved and are always happy to offer their expertise, I’m more than happy to spend my money here and support this great local business." 

– Jade Suzanne Creighton, October 2017


"I love this place! It's a hidden gem in London. Affordable prices, wonderful cafe, cute cat and great staff. I could spend hours in here. I love all the sculptures too. It's like visiting a garden centre out of London. They have a good parking situation too with their own car park and plenty of on street parking. Also they have trolleys to take too. It has everything you will need. including specialist plants. 10/10."

– Alice Black, September 2017


"My favourite garden centre. It is a pleasure to visit. They are very well stocked, have helpful staff."

– Jo Siedlecka, June 2017


"lovely garden centre, chilled and peaceful vibes and awesome cafe too. the location is super convenient and a nice oasis of tranquility from the city's busy-ness."

– Nicole C, June 2017


"Amazing choice for the small place is it. With a great and nice coffee place now since this spring. Nice advices for free. And gentle and nice staff. Alway well welcome. Really close to the subway for people without cars like me. Lot of choice at all prices." 

– Cyril LEROY, May 2017


"Such a lovely garden centre - especially love the new cafe where we had our wreath making class last week! Fantastic class, with very knowledgable and friendly staff. Will definitely be coming back again next year :)"

– Danielle Elizabeth Tanton, December 2016


"The best garden centre in North London - a family run business with great service and patient advice even for amateurs like me. Lovely setting just for a wonder and a browse. Definitely worth a look." 

– Carol Horne, 2016


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“We really love the garden – the bamboo, new planters and trellis have completely transformed it, it feels much lighter, more spacious and modern. Thank you very much to you and your team for your excellent work. We are so pleased that it is ready for summer and thank you very much for fitting us in at the beginning of this month.”

— Alexander and Jessica, May 2019


“Thanks again for all your great work and for sending out such a professional gardener in Gabriel and his helpers. It all looks lovely and makes such a difference to the space. It seems that the news has reached bumblebees and other insects too. Some of the flowers are out giving all more colour and the trees are showing some fresh new leaves. 

It’s been a true pleasure to set up the garden with your help.”

— Iris Bachmann, May 2019


“The two guys who came to do my annual garden clear were absolutely wonderful and my untidy patch now looks like an elegant city garden. They were both so courteous and professional and helpful and I just thought you should know. I am sure you already do."

— Sandra Smidt, May 2018


"We are so happy with our new garden. I wanted to mention that Matteo is a legend! He has put so much effort and thought in making our garden look amazing. Matteo really thought about so many details and had a great number of fabulous ideas as to what would work best in our area. It really looks fab. The rest of the team worked really hard to make sure the garden would be looking good now and, hopefully, even better once the plants are more established. I'm looking forward to seeing the garden grow over the coming years.

Thank you again to Matteo and your hard working team.”

— Jacquie and David, November 2017


“ Your team have done an excellent job, and the hedge is really well shaped. I am very impressed yet again with their attention to detail. Please could you pass on the compliments. Thank you very much to you and your team for the great service!”

— al, november 2017


"Thank you so much - I love what your team has done.  The garden looks so lovely - revitalised and attractive instead of scruffy and neglected!  As ever your team did a wonderful job and we are delighted."

– Amy Abbott, July 2017


"I have to say, I love the work you lot do - it’s really quite something. You’re a talented bunch, it all looks fantastic. Thank you again."

– Greg James, May 2017


“In just three days, Boma Garden Centre completely transformed my Central London balcony and terrace into a small oasis, with plants carefully selected for a fifth floor windy environment, providing a wide range of evergreen foliage. My requests in terms of flower colour and fragrance were all fulfilled and very useful suggestions were made by Boma. All the plants were placed in aesthetic looking, modern containers perfectly suiting their location, and the irrigation system efficiently and invisibly fitted. I was absolutely delighted with every aspect of the work and heartily recommend Boma Garden Centre, who created a ‘suspended garden’ for me far more beautiful than I could have ever contemplated.”

— Katherine Purcell, PRE-2017


“We used Boma to plant-out our new garden following an extensive refurbishment of our house in Highbury. From start to finish, we were extremely impressed with their advice, service and expertise. Boma is an ideal ‘one-stop-shop’ for anyone looking to design, create, enhance or simply maintain their garden. Boma’s expert staff visited us in our garden to discuss our requirements and within days were on site, erecting trellis and replacing earth and rubble with top-quality top soil. Three days later, and thanks to faultless project management, the works were complete and Boma had transformed the site from a heap of rubble left by our builders to a beautiful, rich and colourful family garden. I cannot emphasise enough the quality of the advice we received, be it on adjacencies of plants (so that the garden remains lush and colourful all-year-round) or the plants themselves, picked from a broad and exciting range that you simply wouldn’t find in your average DIY centre’s Gardening Department. We are absolutely delighted.”

— Ed Williams, PRE-2017

Tweet from  Queen of Shops, Mary Portas , after visiting Boma

Tweet from Queen of Shops, Mary Portas, after visiting Boma

Thank you to Harriet Grayson who drew a ‘Boma Superhero’ for her mum’s garden make-over gift.

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...makes it all worthwhile

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