Garden and Nursery Guide

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The Garden and Nursery Guide offers you an extensive guide to the best horticultural specialists and gardens to visit. Whether you are looking for hardy perennials or a particular rose, this directory will help you find your perfect plant.

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Woottens Plants

Woottens of Wenhaston’s main specialities are Auriculas, Clivias, Hemerocallis, Iris, Pelargoniums and Violas. It also offers one of the largest ranges of Herbaceous plants in England. Nursery Horticultural courses now available

Welford Park

The Lambourn Valley is famous for its prolific snowdrops growing in the roadside banks, ditches and fields. As you walk from the car park to the entrance you cannot fail to be delighted by the luxurious spread both sides of the main avenue under the century old lime trees.

Botanic Gardens

An oasis of delightful gardens, peaceful and tranquil, just one mile from the city centre. Opened in 1832, these historic Gardens are home to fascinating plant collections.

Capel Manor Gardens

You’ll find plenty of inspiration at Capel Manor Gardens, with more than sixty beautifully themed and historical gardens and landscapes, including winning show gardens from previous RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows. You will find a colourful and scented oasis spread across 34 acres with a Georgian Manor House and Victorian Stables. Our growing animal collection and special events throughout the season make Capel Manor an enchanting day out for all ages.

Explore our gift shop full of treats, stationary and seasonal gifts and let our Manor Flowers team wow you with their creations. They cater for all occasions, whether it’s a bouquet, planted design or a grand flower masterpiece.

Capel Manor Gardens is conveniently located off Junction 25 on the M25 with free parking and restaurant.

Don’t miss our:

· Fairy Forest opening later this year · Japanese Garden (which seeks balance between the ‘in’ and ‘yo’ – the Japanese equivalent of the Chinese ‘yin’ and ‘yang’) · The National Gardening Centre (front and back domestic sized gardens to offer inspiration) · 17th Century Style Gardens · Koi Pond and Japanese Rock Garden · Italianate Maze with viewing platform (designed and created by Adrian Fisher, the world’s most prolific maze designer) · Woodland Walk · The Walled Garden Scented Pelargonium House · Display House (including a Cactus collection) · The Old Manor House Garden · Which? Gardening Trial Gardens

Downderry Nursery

Downderry is the country’s premier lavender nursery and has the world’s only Scientific National Plant Collection of Lavenders. RHS shows multiple Gold medalists.

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens

The gardens that visitors see today at 18th Century Kelmarsh Hall today are largely inspired by society decorator and former resident, Nancy Lancaster. She extended her interior style of shabby chic charm into the gardens and drafted in the garden designer of her day, the talented Norah Lindsay, to help.

Ness Botanic Gardens

Award-winning Ness Botanic Gardens were founded in 1898 by Arthur Bulley, a Liverpool cotton merchant with a passion for gardens and plant collecting.

Woolbeding Gardens

Nestled in a quiet corner of West Sussex lies Woolbeding Gardens, a horticultural haven bursting with colourful planting, sensational views and an array of surprises. Woolbeding delights at every turn with distinctive garden rooms set against thoughtfully composed borders. Open Thursday and Fridays, pre-booking is essential on 0344 249 1895.


Readyhedge, based at Court Gate Nursery near Pershore, Worcestershire, have been growing and supplying top quality hedging plants to landscape designers and gardeners since 2003.

The National Botanic Garden of Wales

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a very special place. The first botanic garden of the millennium is 12 years old and is busy blossoming into a beautiful, much-talked-about jewel in the crown of UK gardens.

Rookwood Garden & Gift Fair

Dont miss out on this event with numerous specialist nurseries and gift stalls, willow weaving and demonstrations by Denius Parsons the chainsaw sculptor and a chance to buy his amazing sculptures.

Spectrum Trees

Spectrum Trees offers a range of tree packages from conventional wire root-balled trees to container-grown plants in sizes ranging from 10 to 1500 litres, which also includes trees in spring ring (air pots).

At the Garden Gate

At The Garden Gate is a small independent nursery nestled deep in the Galloway hills of lowland Scotland. We sell heritage variety seeds and plants and also have a small market garden in which we supply produce to local farm shops. All our stock is grown with love and care and we do not use chemicals.

Binny Plants

One of Scotland’s top nurseries specialising in herbaceous plants including Peonies, woodland and clay tolerant plants. A good selection of Ferns, Grasses and Shrubs also available. Mail Order send out all across the British Isles and Europe.

Broadleigh Gardens

Based in Somerset, UK, Broadleigh Gardens has been leading the field in the propagation and mail-order retail of small bulbs for over 40 years. We are a Family run business and you can be assured of top quality bulbs from us.

Hever Castle & Gardens

Hever Castle, set in the heart of the Garden of England, is a romantic double moated 13th century castle, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The 125 acres of formal and natural award winning gardens are the masterpiece of William Waldorf Astor who between 1904 and 1908 created a garden paradise.

Burncoose Nurseries

A specialist mail order plant supplier offering the widest, most extensive range of mature (not plug) plants available in the UK. Specialities include camellias, azaleas, magnolias and conservatory plants but their range also extends to ornamental trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants, many of which are rare and exclusive to Burncoose.

Cotswold Garden Flowers

You can now purchase our range of plants online using the ‘BUY PLANTS’ tab on our website link below. If the plant you require does not appear in this section it is not currently in stock. Please note we only charge your credit card when the plants are despatched.

Scotland's Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity founded in 1931, facilitates the opening of Scotland’s finest gardens to the public as a means of raising funds for other worthy charities.

Petersham Nurseries

Petersham Nurseries in South-West London is a destination of beauty and gardening inspiration. Spectacular seasonal displays and a sensational cutting garden compliment an abundance of verdant foliage and flora handpicked by an expert horticultural team. Find herbaceous perennials, shrubs, trees, old fashioned roses, seeds, vegetables and wildflowers including unusual and heritage varieties of all. Regular gardening workshops throughout the year, plus an onsite teahouse and restaurant.

Dibley’s Nursery

Rex Dibley started growing Streptocarpus as a hobby 40 years ago and now grows over a hundred varieties. Dibleys Nurseries is a family run business and over the past 15 years the range of plants grown here at the nursery has increased dramatically.

Newby Hall

Newby Hall’s award winning gardens, created in the early 1920s, have evolved over the years making a major contribution to 20th century gardening.

Athelhampton House & Gardens

One of England’s finest 15th-century manor houses with stunning architectural gardens, which the house is set within. Four ham stone courts in the Elizabethan style create a formal structure, with superb planting and fountains and pools throughout. The Great Court has evolved over 100 years into a unique topiary spectacle with 12 giant yew pyramids standing nine metres high.

Peter Beales Roses

Peter Beales Roses Ltd was first formed in 1968 by Peter Beales. We have our famous rose gardens, garden centre and bistro in the market town of Attleborough in Norfolk with 3 acres being devoted to a maintained rose garden filled with roses of all families and sizes from the smallest bush rose up to the largest rambler.

Gee Tee Bulb Company

Gee Tee Bulb Company offers first-class flower bulbs to private users and trade professionals looking for good value and quality. We are a family owned business that has been selling bulbs wholesale since 1961.

Borde Hill Garden

Botanical heritage and stunning landscapes make Borde Hill Garden the perfect day out for horticultural enthusiasts, country lovers and families. The Garden, created in 1900's is renowned for its rare shrubs and champion trees, combines outstanding vistas with intimate formal 17 acre Garden. Series of distinctive 'garden rooms', each with their own individual style, including the Azalea, Rhododendron, Rose and Italian Gardens.

Long Acre Plants

Long Acre Plants is essentially a mail order plantsman's nursery, in the hidden triangle of Somerset that slides into Dorset and Wiltshire.


Set in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, in the beautiful and tranquil Wensum Valley, Pensthorpe is an award-winning mix of meandering nature trails and beguiling woodland walks, and a showcase for British wildlife and nature conservation.

Abbeywood Estate

The Gardens at Abbeywood are set within a 45 Acre Estate. The long flowering herbaceous borders of the Main Garden and the Pool, Chapel and Pergola Gardens each bursting with sensational colour. The Exotic Garden is a real showstopper in the summer months, until the first frost.

Sudeley Castle

Ancient trees and parkland lead the eye from the surrounding Cotswold Hills into the award-winning gardens of Sudeley Castle, near Winchcombe in Gloucestershire.

Myddelton House Gardens

Within Lee Valley Regional Park’s 10,000 acres is Myddelton House Gardens. Discover the fascinating story of Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain’s most famous self-taught gardeners,

Miles Nurseries

Improved and expanded for Spring 2016. Visit our nursery ‘Cash & Carry’ for keen professional and amateur gardeners and designers. We particularly specialise in plants for shade but grow and stock an extensive range of interesting shrubs, perennials, grasses and trees. Find us at: Miles Nurseries Ltd, Brooksby Rd, Hoby, Melton Mowbray, LEICESTERSHIRE. LE14 3EA Tel 01664 434113

Batsford Arboretum

Batsford Arboretum is home to a unique collection of some of the world’s most beautiful and rare trees, shrubs and bamboos. It was started in the late 1800’s by Lord Redesdale – grandfather to the infamous Mitford sisters, who dedicated his life to creating a wild garden, heavily influenced by his time working in the Far East.

Helmingham and the Tollemache family

Grade 1 listed gardens, redesigned by Lady Tollemache (Chelsea Gold Medallist) set in a 400 acre deer park surrounding a moated Tudor Hall. Visitors are enchanted by the stunning herbaceous borders within the walled kitchen garden, the herb, knot and wild gardens as well as two magnificent rose gardens.

Old Court Nurseries

Michaelmas daisy Specialists since 1906 A range of more than 400 varieties from the Plant heritage Collection and many other autumn flowering perennials in the nursery and by mail order. Catelogue free by request. The Picton garden beside the nursery is a showcase for autumn colour. Open- May-31st July 2-5pm Wednesday-Saturday (or by appointment) 11am-5pm August Wednesday to Sunday September- 20th October daily.

Minterne Gardens

Minterne Gardens is open to the public between March & November from 10-6 daily. Adults £5, children up to 12 free of charge. On A352 Dorchester to Sherborne Road, 2 miles N of Cerne Abbas.


The world famous garden, overhung with enormous clipped yews, shelters rare and tender plants. Laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles, it retains its original lead statues, an orangery and an aviary on the terraces.

Penwood Nurseries

Penwood Nurseries is a well-established, family run production and retail nursery located south of Newbury. Its success and reputation is attributable to the wide range of plants produced. We have thousands of different hardy trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, roses, conifers, fruit, climbers, ferns and grasses. Our friendly and experienced staff will be happy to help you. Penwood Nurseries is not a garden centre, it’s a centre for gardeners…… a visit will explain why!

R & N Plant Specialists


Britain’s Coalition of Defra Plant Health Registered National Wholesale Nurseries – 165 hectares of modern glass and land production growing 5000 lines of quality field grown and containerised Trees - Shrubs – Hedging Plants – Conifers – Herbaceous and Perennials – Roses – Azaleas and Rhododendrons – Grasses and Ferns – Native Provenance Forestry Plants all grown to the National Plant Specification and offered at recession busting prices!! Find out more>

Thornhayes Nursery

Thornhayes Nursery has a reputation for the quality of its extensive range of ornamental, amenity, fruit and hedging trees, plus choice and unusual shrubs; also the sound advice from knowledgeable and experienced staff.

Leeds Castle Gardens

The 900 year old Leeds Castle offers 500 acres of beautiful parkland and formal gardens in the heart of Kent. The Culpeper Garden is an English cottage-style with neat box hedges, irises, hollyhocks and roses. The Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden features plants with exotic foliage to create illusion and theatre.

Marks Hall Gardens

Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum near Coggeshall, Essex provides a great day out for the whole family. Wonderful woodland walks, a delightful children-friendly walled garden, lovely lakes and trees with amazing plants from around the world providing stunning year-round colour.

Beth Chatto Gardens

Inspirational gardens planted with late flowering bulbs, perennials, grasses and rich autumn foliage. Planting at its best. The tea-room overlooks the famous Gravel Garden and extensive nursery, with over 2,000 plants for drought, damp and shade conditions, following Beth Chatto’s theme of choosing the right plant for the right place.

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Thorp Perrow Arboretum is one of the finest private collections of trees and shrubs in the country. This 100 acre arboretum is unique to Britain, if not Europe, in that it was the creation of one man, Colonel Sir Leonard Ropner (1895 - 1977) and is now owned and managed by Sir John Ropner.

Rode Hall & Gardens

An eighteenth century house set in a Repton landscape containing fine portraits, furniture and porcelain.

Barcham Trees

Mike says, “There are two dependable ways you can bend nature to your favour and one genus that is fantastic for producing long range Autumn colour, is Liquidambar.

Folia Europe

In our 24 years of trading, Folia Europe has been involved with the widest and most prestigious clients, ranging from celebrity gardens to blue chip commercial clients garden designers and landscape architects such as The Berkeley Group PLC, Quintain PLC and Grainger PLC.

We are a leading specialist nursery who grow and supply quality nursery stock including topiary, hedging and specimen shrubs and trees.

By using our years worth of experience, we provide our customers with the widest range of products as well as the highest quality good available.

Plants, trees, shrubs – please visit out A-Z listings online.

Sundrise such as mulch, turf, wild flower turf, compost and fertilizers.

Private and trade customers welcome. Regular stock updates. Photos to help you choose the right plants for your project.

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Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery

Bluebell Nursery is an award-winning, mail order and retail nursery which specialises in trees, shrubs, climbers and woody herbaceous plants including a large selection of very rare and unusual varieties!

Picton Castle and Gardens

Picton Castle and Gardens is “One of the finest gardens in Wales”, with 40 acres of uniquely beautiful gardens with tranquil walks with all year round interest. Exotic trophy plants co-exist with native flora in the Pembrokeshire National Park.


Winterbourne is one of the best surviving examples of an Edwardian Arts and Crafts suburban villa garden. Offering colour and interest throughout the year the Grade II listed garden is home to a beautiful walled garden, striking colour themed borders, glasshouses, original sandstone rock garden and stream side planting.

Dingle Nurseries

The Dingle Nursery and Garden is set in the heart of glorious mid-Wales. We stock an extensive range of hardy trees and plants including large specimens. Bare-root hedging, forestry and fruit are also available in season. Experienced staff are always on hand for help and advice for any size project. We deliver nationwide if we can’t fit everything into your car! The 4 acre R.H.S. partner garden sits alongside the nursery providing all year round colour and inspiration.

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