Delivery Information

Please be aware that once your order has left us, it may take a few days to get to you due to delays with the delivery network. Royal Mail post is current taking up to 5 working days. We use a number of different carrier networks to try and speed up delivering your goods.


Ordering live plants

Our ‘live’ products are all grown with the utmost care and to the highest standards of quality.

We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they’ll be at the optimum time for delivery and send out our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they’re at a stage of growth ready for you to plant on at home. You can see the table below for the approx delivery window.

Potato, Onion, Shallot, and Garlic

These are all currently on pre-order for autumn delivery. Please refer to the despatch window on individual product pages. 

Seed and Gardening Equipment

These are being despatched from our warehouse between 10 - 15 days unless the product ordered states otherwise.

With all Orders

Please check the 'My Account' area on the website to check the status of your order. Items that have been despatched will be marked as fulfilled under each order. 

Our promise on delivering the quality you expect, at the time you need it.

We take great care to ensure that everything you receive from Marshalls is of the highest quality. That’s why we have no hesitation in giving you a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Should anything fail to meet your expectations when delivered or should any item fail to grow satisfactorily, then you can be certain we’ll put it right given reasonable care and protection against infestation, disease and poor weather conditions. We’ll provide a replacement or refund, together with helpful, friendly advice. 

Scroll down the delivery table below to find the approximate despatch times for live plants throughout the year. Many varieties are despatched in spring and autumn.

Vegetables  Approx delivery window
Gourmet Vegetables Early - Late Mar
Spring Planting Garlic Early Jan - Early Mar
Autumn Planting Garlic, Onions & Shallots Mid Sep - Late Nov
Heat Prepared Onion Sets Late Mar - Early Apr
Seed Potatoes Early Jan - Early May
Vegetable Seed All year round
Summer Planting Vegetable Plants Early Aug - Late Sep
Vegetable & Herb Plants Mid Apr - Late May
Fruit Trees

Mid Jan - Early Apr & Late Oct - Mid Dec

Grape Vines Mid Jan - Late Mar & Late Oct - Mid Dec
Raspberry Canes Early Jan - Early Mar & Late Oct - Mid Dec
Rhubarb Early Feb - Late Mar & Mid - Late Nov
Soft Fruits - Berries Early Jan - Late Mar & Mid Sep - Mid Dec
Soft Fruit - Currants & Gooseberries Early Jan - Early Mar & Mid Sep - Mid Dec
Strawberry Plants Early Jan - Early Mar & Mid Sep - Mid Dec
Strawberry 60 Day Runners & Misted Tips Early - Late Dec & Early - Late Jul
Spring Bedding - Seed Raised Early Sep - Early Oct
Summer Bedding Plants - Seed Raised Late Mar - Late May
Spring Young Plants - Cutting Raised Early Sep - Early Oct
Summer Young Plants - Cutting Raised Early Apr - Late May
Spring Flowering Bulbs Late Sep - Late Oct
Autumn Flowering Bulbs Mid Mar - Early Apr
Sweet Pea Plants Early - Mid Mar & Early - Late Sep


Delivery Charges


  • UK Mainland - to cover the costs of postage, packing and insurance the cost is £4.99 but for some extra-large and heavy items there is charge of £7.99. (We run special offer promotions of Free P&P on some of our items - look out for the banners).
  • UK Non-Mainland (Northern Ireland and Highlands and Islands) - for heavy and bulky items (including all raised beds, tunnels and Organic Extra), we reserve the right to contact you to amend delivery costs, subject to your approval, to reflect additional delivery costs. The cost is £4.99 PLUS £5.90 for trees and other large bulky items, surcharges can vary dependant on your area.  Please contact Customer Services on 0344 557 6700 for further information.
  • Channel Islands - due to Channel Islands import restrictions we regret that we are unable to supply items other than seed.  
  • Republic of Ireland - The delivery charge for seed only orders is £4.99. We are able to ship many other items to the Republic of Ireland. Please contact us on 0344 557 6700 for a delivery quotation.
  • European Union - We are currently unable to take orders from the EU through our website. If you would like to order seeds or have any queries regarding this please contact us on 0344 557 6700 for more information.