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Helping you find great plants from Britain's best independent nurseries

Why choose one of our nurseries?

  • All our nurseries have been recommended by gardener's and handpicked by us - so we've made it really easy for you to find the best.

  • We visit all the nurseries to make sure they offer great plants and excellent customer service - why put up with anything less!

New National Nurseries Week


A celebration of British Horticulture


British independent nurseries are at the heart of new week-long celebration of horticulture with the launch of National Nurseries Week that aims to make independent nurseries the NUMBER ONE place for plants


The first week of May is one of the busiest in the gardening year and so the perfect time to get more people buying plants direct from British nursery growers.

Many nurseries are overlooked by gardeners when it comes to buying plants as they are tempted by offers from chains and other retailers such as DIY stores who are not plant specialists. Nurseries are under a lot of competition so they really need support from gardeners not just to survive but to thrive.

National Nurseries Week is a way to sway gardeners of all ages, both experienced and novices, to discover the added value they receive when going direct to the growers and to encourage them to make nurseries their first choice when it comes to buying plants.

Nurseries offer plants of exceptional quality and free advice from professionally trained horticulturists and experienced staff. In addition, supporting nurseries helps reduce plant miles and boosts the local economy. They also make a great day out as many are based in beautiful and interesting locations and with participating nurseries spread across Britain, making it a great way to discover new parts of the country.

The campaign was launched at the inaugural Kick Start Conference, organized by the British Plant Nursery Guide, exclusively for independent nurseries held in the Cotswolds in February.


Guest Speaker at the Kick Start Conference, Journalist and Broadcaster, Matt Biggs said “National Nurseries Week is a unique opportunity to visit your local independent nursery and discover the exciting range of plants they provide. There are special events, ideas and expert advice – everything you need to create a fascinating and beautiful garden”.

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       Guest Speaker Matt Biggs with Gilly Pollock at the Kick Start Conference

National Nurseries Week will include talks, demonstrations, special offers and tours of nurseries.

A full list of events will be published in April or register now to receive updates, opportunities for media coverage or information of how to participate info@britishplantnurseryguide.co.uk

Find out more about how we help nurseries? 

Take a peek at our new video explaining some of the ways we help Britain's best nurseries......


Spring is the perfect time to order the best Biodegradable Seedling Pots

Biodegradable Seedling Pots - no more potting on

Seedling-Pots.jpgHave you tried these new eco Biodegradable Seedling Pots?


We're pretty potty about these great new biodegradable seedling pots, so much so that we were the first retailer in the country to sell them.


Sales are rising each year and now hundreds of gardeners are using them, some for their second and third season.



Gardeners love them because.......

  • No more potting on seedlings - just plant your pot straight into the ground - saving you time
  • Breakdown in the soil in 4-6 weeks - depending on moisture and heat levels
  • The seedlings grow better as you don't disturb their delicate roots
  • They don't release harmful chemicals - like newspapers which contain bleach and ink leaving behind a chemical cocktail in your veg patch
  • They release nutrients as they break down, giving your seedlings the best start
  • They don't absorb moisture like coir or peat, so are less likely to dry out and require less watering


BUY NOW - Place an order via our Amazon store



Sign our 'Flying the Flag for British Independent Nurseries' Campaign


If you love nurseries as much as we do, sign our campaign and show your support for independent nurseries.


Join Alan Titchmarsh, Rachel De Thame, John Hurt, Hannah Gordon and thousands of gardeners who have already signed our campaign. As Alan said "Use them or loose them!"


Go on show your support and spread the word. Nurseries have so much to offer;

  • hardy well priced plants
  • offer expert advice
  • reduce your plant miles 
  • boost the local economy




Join thousands of other gardeners and show your support for our British nursery growers, by joining our campaign.




Click on our card to make your pledge - TODAY!







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New Business Partnership with tour company is announced

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First Kick Start Conference was a great success

Nurseries came from all over Britain to a stunning venue in the Cotswolds for our inaugural conference for independent nurseries. ... Read More

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