Lushingtons Garden, Gifts & Cafe is a family and locally owned business located in Ashburton. Miranda Sinton manages the garden, and gift retail and her younger sister Sophie Duff manages the Cafe and day-to-day running of the business. Lushingtons opened July 2009.

The garden centre features an extensive range of plants, vegetables and colour seedlings, garden accessories, plant care products, pots, furniture and leisure goods, homeware and giftware. They have five staff in the backyard and gift centre and seven in the cafe.


The highlight of Lushingtons garden centre is their commitment to providing customers with a team of horticultural staff who offer knowledgeable and expert advice for all garden needs.


They are a family-focused garden centre that provide a playground - a family destination and a one-stop shop with the ‘X’ factor.

What a fabulous garden centre, cafe and gift shop. Great choice of plants, gifts for every occasion possible with the option of gift wrapping plus fabulous cafe food. Ample parking; a great place to spend an hour or two.