Crops for Pots at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Rhubarb Forcers in the Standen plant shop

Take a look in the plant shop during your next visit to explore what we have to help brighten up your indoor and outdoor spaces.

Most herbs will be happy in pots in part-shade, while chillies and tomatoes just need a sunny spot. Lettuce, sorrel, spinach are just some of the leaves you can grow in a pot for your salads, and you can ‘cut and come again’ to get more than one crop. And why not try a few strawberries or a blueberry bush? There’s nothing quite like picking and eating your own fruit. Go on, give it a try.

Flowers in full colour outside of the shop
Flowers in full colour outside of the shop
Flowers in full colour outside of the shop


The plant shop has a wide range of pots for sale, Apta Terracota starting at 23cm and going up in size to 51cm. A herb planter and two sizes of rhubarb forcers accompany this range.There is also a blue glazed range from Mims and a grey and green glazed range of RHS containers. Don’t forget to pick up your pot feet as well to aid drainage.