It's time to plant Hollyhocks!

'Black Knight'

'Halo White'

'Halo Apricot'


Welcome to the Botanic Nursery

The nursery...

Good gardening is about harmony with nature (although maybe not slugs), the Botanic Nursery gives you everything you need to grow great plants. Here you can find information on the large range of plants we grow, general gardening advice and purchase our plants and seeds online.
We are proud to hold the national collection of foxgloves as well as a wide range of plants, rare shrubs and garden favourites such as hollyhocks, Asters and and Peonies including those from the Jim Archibald collection.
On our site you can find inspiration and advice on general gardening and growing from seed as well as our wide range of plants and seeds available to buy online. We hope you enjoy browsing. We aim to continually develop this site to offer useful gardening advice and seasonal tips on a range of gardening topics as well as bring you all the latest news and information from the Botanic Nursery. If there is anything you would like us to add please let us know via our email. If you like what you see why not give the nursery a visit!

Mail order seeds, plug plants and bare-root plants available now. Full range to follow soon...

A wide range of rare shrubs, perennials, foxgloves and hollyhock plugs and seeds available now. More to follow as soon as we can enter them into our database!

See us at an event near you in 2015/2016.

We will be at all the major RHS events next year and many local flower shows too, hope to see you there!

'Seeds of Success' a new guru publication out now!

Our in depth guide to seeds and seed sowing. More than just a simple 'how to' guide this book provides all the information you need to produce the best garden plants from seed. Written by Terry and Mary who between them have almost 80 years experience of growing prize winning plants from seed. To purchase a copy visit our seed page or find the ebook on Amazon.

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