In conversation with Jo Willcocks

Top Tips for Improving your garden

"I’m also delighted to see a continued trend towards biodiversity and sustainability and how we might apply this in our own gardens" - Jo

Bringing people and plants together

Okells is an independent, family run garden centre based outside Chester.

Established in 1982 and evolving over the last 40 years, today Okells brings together a beautiful selection of indoor and outdoor plants, curated homewares & gifts from independent suppliers and a coffee shop designed to bring people together.

Garden

Whether you're a seasoned grower or an enthusiastic novice, our garden shop is stocked with everything you need to get the most out of your garden.

Home

Our lifestyle shop brings together a thoughtfully curated collection of gifts and homewares - from cushions and throws, to books, cards and candles.

Coffee

Our coffee shop and Greenhouse Café are all about seasonal, home-made and deliciously fresh food, coffee and cake.  See an example of our menu here.

What our customers say
Stunning Garden Centre and Café. We love visiting here. So much horticultural choice and stock. The staff are knowledge and friendly.
— Shirley, Google Review
I just love it! Beautiful healthy plants and it's a pleasure to walk around. The cafe is also amazing and staff are helpful and friendly.
— Tracey, Tripadvisor
Okells has a lovely cafe and a cool little gift shop with lovely household pieces. It also has a wide selection of plants for your garden.
— Noo, Google Review
Delightful place! Great plants, lovely atmosphere. Staff very friendly and efficient. The shop was very impressive, the stock offered a wide range of high quality products
— Jacky, Google Review