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Our independents

Here at Grimsby Garden Centre we believe in supporting the local community.

Which is why we welcome local independent businesses to sell with us.

Think you might be a good fit for us? When looking to work with independent suppliers, there’s a few things we take into consideration:

Safe

All products sold at Grimsby Garden Centre must meet and be tested against the necessary safety standards required for that product range. For example, cosmetic products must be clearly labelled, and have been assessed against the government’s product safety assessment.

Local

We’re an advocate for our area and strong believers in that investing in the people and businesses who are working hard to come up with creative products and unique ideas will only make North East Lincolnshire an even better place to live and work. Not only that, but it’s better for the environment too!

Green

We have a green plan to improve the sustainability of the garden centre so we choose to work with businesses who are also taking steps to reduce their impact on the environment too.

Ethical

We’re owned and run by NAViGO, the leading mental health provider for North East Lincolnshire so naturally, the people that we partner with should share our values with regards to inclusivity and will work alongside us to help break the stigma of mental health.

Unique

Like you, we want your products to be a success in the garden centre – so we avoid having similar stock ranges in at the same time – we wouldn’t have two competing ranges of wax melts, dog neckerchiefs, handmade candles or whatever it may be.

Here’s some of the awesome local businesses you’ll find when you pop down and visit us.

Holly's House Candles

Small independent handmade candle company based in North East Lincolnshire run by Holly (pictured), providing hand-poured, gorgeously scented soy wax candles.

Eco-friendly crafts store Muddy Boots is run by a mother-and-daughter team who specialise in decoupage crafts and a range of botanical products including herbal teas and gin infusions.

Born from the want to have a more natural beauty routine, Colleen creates handmade, organic products free from preservatives, chemicals or toxic extras which come in fully-recyclable, eco-friendly packages.

Taking inspiration from her wild and rambling garden, Claire (the person behind Foxglove Tree) set about creating art and seasonal, botanical casted products that capture nature at its finest and allow you to bring a little piece of Lincolnshire countryside into your homes.

Sweet Graze & Co is a local enterprise bringing a new spin to the old favourite ‘Pick N Mix’. Every item is parcelled to let you see exactly what you’re getting and set your mouth watering in anticipation. Whether you’re looking for your childhood favourite, something new to try, a gift for someone special or you just want to satisfy your sweet cravings – Sweet Graze & Co has something to meet everyone’s taste!

Owner and founder, Nicola Hardy said “I started the business in September 2019 as a hobby and have seen it go from strength to strength! My products are all handmade and my range keeps on growing as I build on my crafting skills. I see this partnership opportunity with the garden centre as another exciting chapter towards expanding my business!”

Nurtured By Nature launched during the first lockdown although many of the products, they’ve been making for decades for personal use.

Proudly vegan with efforts made to be environmentally conscious, Nurtured by Nature create quality scented products whilst ensuring that they’re ethically produced.

Nurtured By Nature products are:

  • Cruelty free
  • Suitable for vegans
  • Eco-friendly
  • Handmade in Grimsby.

All products have been extensively tested and made using the highest quality ingredients, including our custom blend of soya, rapeseed and coconut wax.

Baba Roo is the home of ‘Happy Mail’. They have letterbox gifts for every occasion, both happy & sad, and promise to wrap every one with care in our curated mail boxes. These fit through standard UK letterboxes and are the perfect ‘pick me up’ to land on a loved one’s door mat. They proudly stock majority of their items from other small UK businesses and on average when you purchase one of their gift boxes you support 5 small UK businesses (6 if you include Grimsby Garden Centre)!

Jo Maltby is a Louth based artist and designer who draws inspiration from a lifelong love of nature to create a range of art, gifts and homewares.

And if you’re a local, independent business looking to expand your trading opportunities, fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you.