WELCOME TO OUR PLANT NURSERY WHICH ALSO HOLDS THE NATIONAL COLLECTION OF LUPINS
Welcome to our plant mail order site for the UK, a plant nursery not a garden centre or supermarket. We take great pride in our packing and quality of plants so please order with confidence. For the plants you and your garden deserve.
Orders are sent out all year round. Appointments may be made for collection of plants - we are open 10am - 3.30pm Monday to Friday from 7th March till end of June for this purpose. (closed 1-1.30pm)
ALL PLANTS ARE SENT OUT IN 9cm pots. The time of year sent out to you will clearly affect how large these plants can be on despatch - many will be dormant until at least mid April having had little chance to put on much growth and therefore be small on receipt. If this is not what you are looking for, please go to a garden centre where they may well be larger but will have nothing like the range. None of our plants will be taller than 30cm, many will be a lot less due to restrictions of packaging, weight and practicality.
SIGNING FOR YOUR PARCEL
You must be in to sign for you parcel. If you give permission for your parcel to be left somewhere safe or a place of your choice then we will not take responsibility for any losses.
We only send out emails advising of despatch of your parcel for over 3 plants when send by courier (Parcelforce)
Sometimes, despite our typing your instructions on the parcel label, Parcelforce will not always leave in the place designated if they feel it is not safe or cannot find your property and take them instead to your local post office from where you will have to collect them, they will not be re-delivered. This is the policy of Parcelforce not us and it is normal procedure with many courier companies therefore we cannot do anything to change this.
Our prices are keenly competitive and the packaging is specially made for our plants. If there is some damage externally it will be due to the rough handling of RM or Parcelforce, not our packing or boxes. Even then, it is rare for the contents to be damaged.
Donkey Meadow, Woolsery, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5QH
We hope you will find lots of plants of interest - herbaceous perennials, lupins, lupins from seed,flower seeds and plants,trees, clematis, climbers, bulbs and corms, polyanthus, primula, fuchsia, alpines, ferns and grasses.
We stock trillium, dicentra, allium, dierama, clematis, pulmonaria, geum, geranium, brunnera, astrantia and aquilegia amongst a large range of plants. Buy from us now!
We have an excellent track record with over 18 years of growing experience and are also Chelsea gold medallists (2010, 2013 and 2015) and Gardeners' World Live in 2008, 2012 and 2013, won for our now infamous lupin displays at the Royal Horticultural Society flower shows.
CHRIS BEARDSHAW USED LUPINUS MASTERPIECE IN HIS GOLD WINNING DISPLAY AT CHELSEA 2013 and Lupinus 'Masterpiece' was used extensively in all the Chelsea Gardens 2015, even as a backdrop for the BBC presenters. Rachel de Thame also used it for the Royal Barge in 2012.
We grow all our own plants and breed all our lupins and are primarily a mail order business and therefore unable to take calls.
Sarah Conibear, Chief Happiness Officer
We have a large selection of clematis for sale
PICTURE - Clematis armandii 'Appleblossom'- a very popular evergreen variety flowering in late winter, early Spring (late March onwards).
Orders are sent out all year round. PLEASE NOTE WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEND OUT ANY ORDERS over bank holidays or holiday periods where there is no post.
PLANTS ARE SENT OUT in 9cm pots (NO OTHER SIZES), well rooted and ready to plant out. Young plants will always establish better. Heights given are eventual height of mature plant. We aim to turnaround plant deliveries within a couple of working days but you can advise us of your preferred date for delivery if you wish when you place an order.
YOU MUST BE IN TO SIGN FOR YOUR PLANTS between 9am and 6pm so please do not order if you or someone else cannot be there. We cannot specifiy times for your delivery and even if you have put a note on the order to leave plants safe we cannot guarantee Parcelforce will do so and may take them back to their depot for your collection.
Any queries must be made via email as we are unable to take calls.
Items listed on the website should be available now but at busy times we may run out of stock before having time to remove them. We ask for your understanding on this matter.
ALL text/ Pictures copyright Sarah Conibear 2015
WE DO NOT OFFER TRADE PRICES or DISCOUNTS ON ANY ORDERS as our prices are very competitive
WE DO NOT SEND ABROAD or over any stretch of water other than exceptions listed under More information tab at top of page under postal rates.
ROTATING BANNER - Meet our family of Bichons - Megan, sadly missed - died 020514, Charlie Brown, Izzy, Rupert and our latest addition Grace and the donkeys Freddie, Sally, Daisy and Dillon.
"What wants to blossom in the garden, will blossom" Johannes Brahms
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