John and Elsie Clarke founded the Johnstown Garden Centre in August 1974 on a greenfield site in the quaint village of Johnstown, near Naas in County Kildare. The garden centre now comprises of one of Ireland's largest plant selections and garden stores in a bright airy modern shopping environment.
There is a 250 seated indoor garden café and and a further 120 seats in the outdoor seating area situated beside the playground for children alongside pretty café gardens. All food is prepared in the kitchen each day with everything from scones to desserts, soups, salads, breakfast and lunch options, and fresh barista coffee.
The garden centre is fully wheelchair accessible, with special parking bays and toilet facilities. There is also extensive car and coach parking.