Gardening Books – Six Top UK Online Suppliers



There are thousands of gardening books available! So whether your are looking for a specialist book, a general “how-to-garden” book or a coffee table book you will find a good choice below.

Amazon UK

Amazon UK list more than 30,000 gardening titles in their catalogue. They also offer free delivery if you spend more than £15 (be sure to select Super Saver delivery when you check out). They often offer the best deals particularly on the most popular titles. Delivery for a single book if you are spending less than £15 (or you are in a hurry) is £2.75. Additional books are charged at 59p.

Dorling & Kindersley

Dorling & Kindersley claim to be the UK’s No 1 gardening publisher. They have a well laid out site, which includes an RHS “minisite” to enable gardening enthusiasts to keep up to date with their latest RHS titles. They offer free postage and packing if your order comes to more than £25, otherwise the delivery is £2.50 for a single item plus 50p for each extra item.


WH Smith can now be found online as well as in the High Street and currently offer more than 4,000 gardening titles. They offer a 40% discount on best-selling gardening titles. They charge £1.99 delivery for single book plus 60p for each extra book. Alternatively they will deliver to your local store for free so you can pick it up when you are next in town!

The Country Bookshop

The Country Bookshop sell a wide range of books about gardens and plants, many of which are discounted. Categories include specialised gardening methods and garden design and planning. Delivery is free if you spend £19 or more, otherwise the charge is £2.50 for one book, and £3.50 for two or more books.


Bookfellas is a new website but is part of a company which has been supplying titles by mail order for 17 years. They believe they have an enviable reputation for ” providing a fast and efficient service, rock solid security, great prices and customer service second-to-none”. They offer free delivery on all orders over £5.

Tesco Books

You may be surprised to learn that Tescos have almost 1600 gardening books available! Many of them have a 20% discount from the RRP. You can search by sub-category, cover-type, and price range. Tesco offer free delivery for orders over £20. For orders under £20 the delivery charge is £2.74.

Other Websites Selling Gardening Books

Abe Books

A source for used, new, rare and out-of-print books. Find books at more than 13,500 professional booksellers. Also many books available with free postage.

The BBC Shop

Sell BBC books including those by Alan Titchmarsh and other famous TV gardeners.


Owned by Foyles of Charing Cross Road.

Books Direct

Links to many gardening book clubs.


300 gardening books available. Delivery charge for up 2 books £2.50


About 700 gardening books in stock. Flat delivery charge £2.95

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