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Garden Idea: Try Somewhere New

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You might not be able to get out to the garden centre at the moment but that doesn't mean you can't get plants. Small nurseries are still taking orders and many of them are RHS award winning specialists

Remember, small businesses are the hardest hit by an economic crisis so it really is a case of use them or lose them!

So here's our list of awesome growers that you should definitely try:

Abriachan Nurseries

Abriachan Nursery and Gardens on the shores of Loch Ness. Open all year. Plants for sale and by mail order.

Allwoods (Hassocks)

Allwoods the leading growers & suppliers of Pinks & Carnations since 1910, also stock a unique range of Pelargoniums, Succulents, Fuchsias & other garden

Apuldram Roses

Specialist Rose & Plant Nursery, hundreds of varieties including fragrant rose bushes, climbing roses and anniversary gifts.

Ashcroft's Perennials

We deliver uk grown perennials and ornamental grasses from 1.5 to 3 Litre, garden ready with next day delivery.

Ashkeys Growers

Specialising in pot grown culinary and medicinal herbs, we also grow vegetable plants and a number of herbaceous perennials and alpine plants focusing especially on wildlife friendly gardening.

Avon Bulbs

Avon Bulbs offer a large selection of flower bulbs including Snowdrops, Tulips, Alliums, Daffodils, Agapanthus and much more for sale online.

The Beth Chatto Gardens

World renowned gardens and extensive plant nursery created by award-winning plantswoman Beth Chatto

Blackmoor Nurseries

A warm welcome to Blackmoor Nurseries, the UK's leading specialist fruit Nursery.

Blooming Wild Nursery

A family run nursery set on a hill overlooking the beautiful South Somerset countryside. Our passion lies in growing a wide range of herbaceous perennials and ornamental grasses.

Bluebell Cottage Gardens and Nurseries

A specialist plant nursery offering a wide range of perennial plants

Bud Garden Centre

Bud is a bijou, independent garden centre in Burnage, South Manchester.


We are the mail order subsidiary of Taylors Bulbs, the UK’s leading supplier of bulbs to garden centres.

Burncoose Nurseries

Burncoose Nurseries is a plant nursery business which specialises in supplying plants by mail order. The nursery has over 4000 plant varieties

Chew Valley Trees

Specialist growers of hardy, native and ornamental trees, shrubs, hedging and fruit trees.

Clandon Park Garden Centre

Garden centre near to Guildford in Surrey.

Coastal Hedging

We are a small family run business offering a wide range of different plants, many of which are suited to coastal conditions.

Cotswold Garden Flowers

Cotswold Garden Flowers provides unusual perennials, grown locally at our propagation site in Offenham.

Cottage Garden Plants

Traditional and unusual Shrubs, Herbs, Plants and flowers.

Craig House Cacti

Suppliers of cacti and other succulents from small plants to mature specimens.

Crug Farm Plants

Crûg Farm Plants has an outstanding and unrivalled selection of plants, located in one of the most beautiful areas of North Wales.

D'Arcy & Everest

D'Arcy & Everest. Specialists in British home grown Alpine Plants and unusual Perennial Plants.

de Jager Bulbs

Specialists in Tulip, Daffodil, Crocus, Hyacinth and Allium bulbs

Dibleys Nurseries

Specialist growers of Streptocarpus and other houseplants

Dyson's Nurseries

Home to over 250 species of Salvias. Specialist nursery in New World and hybrid Salvias.

Edulis: Growers of Rare Plants

Specialist plant nursery in the Heart of the Thames Valley featuring a rare collection of edible, wild, herbaceous & shady plants from all over the world.

Every Picture Ltd

Plants for sale are of the Bromeliad family including the very popular airplants. All grown in the UK with advice and growing tips.

Fibrex Nurseries

Specialist growers of Pelargoniums, Ferns, Hedera, Begonias & Tropical Hibiscus.

Gardeners Delight Online Plant Nursery

We grow over 1000 different varieties of plants including, shrubs, climbers, herbaceous perennials, and ornamental and fruit trees.

Harts Nursery

Award winning lily bulbs and other bulbous plants. Harts Nursery, a 3rd generation, family-run nursery in Cheshire.

Hardys Cottage Garden Plants

Specialist growers of herbaceous perennials.

Hartside Nursery

A Hardy Plant Nursery located in the North Pennines, Hartside Nursery Garden specialises in propagating and growing hardy compact growing plants.

Hedgehog Plants & Gardens

Our family run, independent nursery is just outside of Bury St Edmunds. We offer mail order and contactless collection

Hedges Online

As growers, we specialise in the production of all varieties and sizes of hedging plants, with a particular focus on the larger sizes of hedging.

Hoyland Plant Centre

Specialist growers of Agapanthus, Tulbaghia, Nerines and Clivia

Hyde Bulbs

Specialist growers of lily bulbs as well as other types of bulbs

Jacques Armand

Specialities: Bulbs. Tulips. Arisaema. Trillium. Fritillaria.


Jekka's is a family run herb farm in the UK with over 30 years experience in growing & using medicinal & culinary herbs plants and seeds

Jemima's Garden

Herb and Wildflower Plants, Wildlife friendly methods, Peat-free, Pesticide Free, Pollinator Friendly Flower and Herb Seeds, based in Norfolk

Johnsons of Whixley & Hedges Direct

We are teaming up with our customer Hedges Direct to beat the crisis with garden rescue packs delivered directly to your Garden.

Johnson's Sweet Peas

A specialist, family run nursery, offering home grown Sweet Pea seeds and plants for sale.

Knoll Gardens

Ornamental Grasses and Flowering Perennials

Langthorns Plantery

Family business specialising in top quality ornamental plants, shrubs and trees, and boasts many uncommon and heritage species that are more difficult to obtain.

Middleton Nurseries

Middleton Nurseries sells salvia plants online and at all RHS gardening shows

Moore & Moore Plants

Specialists in shade and woodland plants. We also have a choice selection of plants to encourage pollinating insects to your garden.

Paddock Plants

Paddock Plants is a family nursery near Southampton Hampshire growing peat free perennials, shrubs, grasses, ferns and houseplants.

Penberth Plants

We grow all of our plants from seed or cuttings. Our ever increasing range is mostly South African but also Southern Hemisphere.

Pepperpot Herbs

Specialist herb growers. Take a look at the extensive range of herb plants that we grow on our family herb nursery in Hampshire.

Perennial Favourites

Plant nursery specialising in herbaceous perennials and seaside plants. Located in Blyth, Northumberland. Local Delivery Only

Peter Nyssen

We Have Over 60 Years Experience Specialising In Flower Bulbs, Plants, Accessories & Lots More.

Pheasant Acre Plants

Pheasant Acre specialise in bulbous plants including gladiolus, tulips and summer flowering dahlias all grown at their nursery in South Wales.

Pineview Plants

Pineview Plants is run by Colin & Cindy Moat and the nursery offers a wide range of perennial plants


Specialist growers of Heuchera, Heucherella, Tiarella & Hardy Perennials

The Plantsman's Preference

Mail order and retail nursery growing a wide range of Hardy Geraniums, Ornamental Grasses and new, rare & unusual perennials.

Poppleton Community Railway Nursery

The nursery is pleased to announce that it has started a free delivery service for its bedding plants (min. 10). We can only deliver to the CYC unitary area.

Potash Nurseries

Suffolk's Leading Fuchsia Specialist

Shrubland Park Nurseries

We grow a wide range of interesting hardy and exotic plants on our traditional family-run nursery in Suffolk

Slack Top Nurseries

Specialist growers of Alpines

Special Plants Nursery

We grow and sell unusual plants from all over the world including an amazing range of hardy herbaceous and rockery plants as well as many tender perennials

Stoneyford Cottage Gardens

Stonyford Cottage Garden Centre started as a specialist plant nursery over 25 years ago and still to this day produces a great range of Perennials, Shrubs and Alpines.

Swines Meadow Farm Nursery - Rare Plants and Shrubs

With over 10 years in business Swines Meadow Farm Nursery has grown into one of the UK's most specialised growers of Exotic and Rare Plants.

The Tiny Plant Company

A nursery that specialises in plants for small gardens. We aim to find the smallest varieties available and bring them to your door.

Tissington Nursery

We are a small family run plant nursery located in the idyllic village of Tissington which is in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park

Todds Botanics

High-quality plants and trees for sale from RHS Award-winning garden designers. Hedges, bamboo, ferns, shrubs and olive trees

Urban Jungle

You'll find exotic and unusual plants for the home and garden. We believe we provide the ideal range in order to make your indoor and outdoor spaces truly spectacular.

Victoriana Nursery

Online supplier of quality seeds and plants for the discerning gardener.

Viridis Plants

Viridis offer a quality plant supply service to the domestic landscape market.

Walcot Organic Nursery

Fruit trees for sale are all organically grown on the nursery. Buy fruit trees all year.

Weird Plants by Gill

Weird Plants by Gill - Airplants, Tillandsia, Bromeliad. The UK's leading specialists in airplants

West Country Nurseries

Westcountry nurseries best price for online shop selling seeds, trees, flowers, shrubs, Clematis, Grasses, Ferns, Lupins, Polyanthus.

Withypitts Dahlias

Withypitts Dahlias have become renowned country wide as the grower of the highest quality farmed, cut flower dahlias in the UK.

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