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Information on shopping at Garden Centres in Calais, France – Day-tripper.net, the web magazine which saves you money when crossing the channel to Calais, to buy wine, beer, spirits and food, travelling by ferry or Eurotunnel.
It's always best to know the price of what you are looking for in the United Kingdom Before buying gardening items in France. Some things are cheaper, and items are often available in France, when there are problems finding them in the United Kingdom.
CREDIT CARDS – we suggest you ring your credit card company before shopping in France – increased fraud means they are turning down shoppers cards if their spending deviates from the norm. Take your mobile – you can often sort the problem out over the phone.
Auchan Hypermarket is worth a visit - they have a big garden section in the Calais branch. AFter you enter the store head right.
– Gamme Vert, No shop in Calais, the nearest shop is at; 8 rue Ferber. 62250 MARQUISE. Tel: 0033 321 92 90 33. www.gammvert.fr
– Jardiland, Zac de Villars, rue Verte. Calais. Tel: 0033 321 19 78 10. Open: 7 days a week, 9.30am to 12.00pm, 2.00 to 7.00pm. www.jardiland.com
Jardigrain, 40 quai Gustave Lamarle. 62100. Calais. Tel: 0033 321 34 14 30.
– Jardinerie Baobab Gardening. www.jardinerie-baobab.fr
– The nearest store is towards Lille in Hazebrouk. Creulestrate. 59190 Hazebrouk. Tel: 0033 328 43 79 69.
– Point Vert. ZAL des Garennes rue Bourguignon. 62930 WIMEREUX. Tel: 0033 321 10 89 89. Open: Monday to Saturday from 9.00am to 12.15pm and 2.00pm to 7.00pm. www.magasin-point-vert.fr
– Truffaut has a wide range of products. Nearest stores are in Amiens and St Quentin though. www.truffaut.com
– Compare United Kingdom prices. Greenfingers. www.greenfingers.com