A brief description of our participating nurseries and the events they plan to attend
Click on the links to discover more about our wonderful nurseries.
Johnson's is a family run nursery, based near Sittingbourne. We specialise in Sweet Peas, home grown seeds and plants. A good selection of hardy perennials are also propagated at our nursery, especially alpines. We have been awarded Gold medals for our displays of alpines at the Kent Garden Show and Edenbridge and Oxted Show since 2014.
Tel: 01795 420330
Edulis is run by Paul Barney the nursery offers a huge range of unusual perennials, Special collections of Galanthus,Ferns, shade loving plants, edibles and herbaceous perennials. Many of our own collections and selections.
We have won medals at the RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court flower shows.
The nursery is open Tuesday and Wednesday, April till October.
Tel: 01635 578113
Pineview Plants is run by Colin & Cindy Moat and the nursery offers a wide range of perennial plants ranging from rare, new or unusual, to easy, interesting and reliable. The extensive range primarily reflects plants that are of interest to us and that we believe to be of outstanding garden merit. These include mainly hardy herbaceous perennials and ornamental grasses, which complement them, plus an extensive range of shade-lovers.
Visit the website for more information on nursery opening times and plant fairs they’ll be attending.
Tel:01732 882945 07736420016
Graham Blunt is the owner of Plantbase nursery,set in the Sussex weald countryside.The vast selection of plants covers a diverse range from alpine through to exotic and tropical, which are all born and grown at the nursery.
Graham is a regular exhibitor at the RHS shows including Chelsea and Hampton Court, where he has won Siliver Guilt and many bronzes
The nursery is open 10am till 5pm daily, but best to phone .
Tel:01892 785599 07967 601064
Invicta Herbs is a specialist nursery growing culinary and useful plants on the family smallholding in Kent. Varieties are selected for flavour, fragrance and vigour. Plants are raised sustainably ensuring edible parts remain safe to be eaten. Classic culinary favourites, edible perennials, British natives & those new to British cuisine from around the world. Plant lists with descriptions and information about growing & using herbs can be found on the website.
Tel: 01233 740270 07730893737
Rose Cottage Plants specialises in growing the plants you would expect to find in a country cottage garden. These include hardy perennials and bulbs, with many new and unusual varieties, as well as traditional favourites, in our extensive range. We have, in particular, wonderful collections of Tulips, Alliums and Dahlias, offering these by mail order in a dry state, with potted stock available in season. All our selectoions are chosen for their garden-worthiness and ability to bring a sense of both tranquility and drama to your own private Eden.
Tel: 01992 573775
A small nursery located in the low Weald between Horsmonden and Yalding. The nursery’s owner, Jeanette Lerwill, is passionate about all kinds of plants although the nursery specialises in hardy perennials and ornamental grasses. The garden at Orchard House is open for the National Gardens Scheme when, in addition to the hardy plants, a variety of more tender plants are available. Jeanette is a professional gardener and offers border design, planting schemes and general garden advice.
Several hives in the old orchard provide an abundance of multi-floral honey which is also for sale.
The nursery is open on Wednesdays from May until September and at other times by appointment.
Please see our facebook page for more information and details of the plant fairs and other events we will be attending this year.
Kent TN12 9PJ
Tel : 07796 200479
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