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Get your plants faster for less….

New Courier Service Ensures NEXT DAY  Plant Delivery for Less!


We understand that today’s world is a busy one. And we understand that not everyone has the time to hang around waiting for their package to arrive that they ordered online… that could arrive at any point. Well, if you need a fast service that keeps you updated, then make sure you select our new express delivery service at the checkout.

We now use UK Mail to send express parcels, and it doesn’t cost the earth! An extra £3.00 (£2.00 for smaller packages) will guarantee next day delivery from day of dispatch. This means you know for sure that your order will arrive the next day, and what time it will arrive! UK mail will send you a text or e-mail on the morning of your delivery day, with an hour delivery window. This means you get a rough time of when your parcel is due to arrive. You can even go online and check how many more stops the driver has until he reaches you. Not bad!

If you’re spending over £50, you can upgrade to express delivery for just £2.99 (Free Standard delivery if express delivery is not selected). We think it’s well worth the extra £2.99 to ensure your order of this value gets to you fast.

This service is highly recommended for plant deliveries. Your plants will be in the postal networks no longer than 24 hours. This will ensure your plants arrive in optimum condition, and just as they left our warehouse….fresh, vibrant and bursting with life.

Suddenly decided that you can’t be at home to take your delivery!? No problem…go online using your tracking number and you can tell the driver where or who to leave your parcel with. If you have a neighbour who is happy to accept a parcel on your behalf then the driver is only more than happy to do so. You can even re-arrange your delivery if it suddenly become inconvenient.

What’s more, UK Mail offer a Saturday delivery service. So if you would prefer to receive everything fresh and ready for your aquarium on Saturday, then this is the best way to go! Select Saturday delivery at the checkout and we will ensure your plants get dispatched on Friday, and delivered on Saturday.


A breakdown of our deliver services below:

Service Delivery Time Cost Spend over £50 Sameday Dispatch Tracking Provider
Standard UK 1-3 days £3.99 up to 2KG

£5.99 over 2KG

FREE Order before 3pm No Royal Mail 1st Class
Express UK Mainland 1 day after dispatch £5.99 up to 1KG

£6.99 over 1KG

 £2.99 Order before 2pm Yes UK Mail
Saturday Delivery UK Receive on Saturday Calculated at checkout Calculated at checkout Order before 2pm Fri Yes Royal Mail / UK Mail


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We think this is an unbeatable service that doesn’t cost the earth. There’s absolutely no reason why your plants should not arrive as they left us. So for fast, convenient delivery, choose express delivery…your plants deserve it! 🙂

A Sneak Peek at how we Hold Plants

Here at Aquarium gardens, we like nothing more than excellent quality aquatic plants. After all, a beautiful aquascape starts with beautiful healthy plants.

We like to do things differently, and we like to do things that make sense. Many shops hold their aquatic plants in holding tanks full of water. This may seem the obvious way to hold plants, however, this is not how they are produced. Therefore, what we like to do is hold our plants emersed. What’s required is a humid environment, nutrient dosing at the roots & light. As the plants are out of water, there is no worry of algae. And this opens up a whole new way of keeping plants. The end result is simply brilliant! The quality is right up there.

We can guarantee that your plants will be:

  • Algae free
  • Snail free
  • Shrimp friendly
  • Strong, healthy and bursting with life!

Here’s a quick peek at some of our carpeting plants in one of our holding tanks:

Aquarium Plants Emersed

And the end result…carpet plants ready to be shipped to one of our customers!

carpet aquarium plants

If you would like to look at our range of high quality aquarium plants, check out our aquarium plant store here.

Welcome to our brand new Blog!

Aquarium Gardens

Out with the old and in with the new…welcome to our brand new blog!

Anything and everything to do with planted aquariums is what we’re about. Besides selling aquatic plants on-line,  we really do enjoy planted aquariums, after all the business began as a hobby. This blog is dedicated to sharing our knowledge and passion for all things planted aquariums. Whether it be hints and tips on CO2 in the aquarium, or updates on the latest plants we sell, we’re sure to keep you updated with what’s going on here at Aquarium Gardens.

Where to find us:

Our on-line shop



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