This is what people have been saying:
"I just stumbled on your web site and I thought I would let you know it is one of the coolest little web sites I have ever scene."
Matt, Web Developer
"What a fantastic site and I love the graphics etc. Wish I had a nursery!"
Claudia De Yong
Award winning designer who designed our stand at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011
“Hi Gilly so pleased I came across you on twitter. As a relatively new gardener your website and journal are a fantastic help and are keeping me inspired on these cold days before (hopefully) my garden starts to bloom. Fingers crossed.... Kind regards Elizabeth”
Plant search enquiry "Excellent service – thanks"
Customer in the Cotswolds
"I remember meeting you and admiring your lovely cars. I have since become the owner of a lovely little traveller myself. I was very impressed with your stall and plans and will pass on your e-mail to people who I think would find it very interesting."
Designed our oak framed beach hut at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011
"I prefer to use nurseries but I'm forced to use garden centres as there's no easy way to find nurseries, so the British Plant Nursery Guide is really good and I will definitely use it."
Jean, a visitor to our stand at a show
"I like the site and thought it was a good news for gardeners and an excellent idea"
Visitor to our show stand
"National Apple Day was a great example of how a membership organisation can practically support its members; Gilly’s enthusiasm and her promise of national promotion encouraged us to take part for the first time. We were mentioned in national press thanks to Gilly and it was very useful to have a template press release to use with local press, which generated a couple of articles. We backed it up with in-store posters and promotion via our social media channels and had a great turn-out. More than 30 people took part in our pruning demonstrations and many others enjoyed our ‘try before you buy’ and ‘match-making’ services, not to mention the roast pork and apple baps and a scrumptious Swiss Roll with fresh cream and apple in the coffee shop..."
Hannah Bourne, Perrywood Nurseries, Essex
"The British plant nursery guide, or should I say Gilly Pollock has created opportunities for Coolings to be promoted in ways which enhance our brand that would be very difficult to do on our own as a small to medium size business. Gilly’s enthusiasm for British nurseries and her incredible pool of great ideas has been very helpful, in fact Gilly is almost an extension of our marketing department."
Gary Carvosso, Managing Director, Coolings
"In setting up this organisation, Gilly is successfully attempting to do a number of things, powered by her very real enthusiasm. At a time when all British industry needs some help, she is promoting the best of British nurseries – those businesses that provide a quality service and supply high quality home grown plants ensuring satisfied and loyal customers who keep returning. Furthermore she is encouraging people in their desire to learn more about plants and gardens and the pleasure that can bring, by bringing them to reputable businesses that will guide them and treat them with respect."
Kevin Croucher, Managing Director, Thornhayes Nursery
From the Media:
"I've been following the British Plant Nursery Guide with interest since its earliest days and I am delighted to be able to work with the company to provide Country Living readers with interesting itineraries to visit some of our finest independent nurseries in different regional locations."
Stephanie Donaldson, Gardening Editor, Country Living magazine
"I am so glad that the British Plant Nursery Guide exists. We have long needed a website that can help you find quality grown, locally sourced plants. Supporting British grown plants is hugely important. We have a wonderful horticultural heritage and long history of great nurseries, but they only continue if you buy their plants. Buying a locally grown plant you will find that you have a product that adapts to your conditions, is hardy for our wet winters and has significantly reduced miles to it footprint. There are some wonderful hidden gems out there, brilliant, creative nurseries full of plants that will your garden sing, so go on, make a day of it !"
Alys Fowler, Journalist and Broadcaster
"It’s great to hear that you are promoting British nurseries and plants. Your Jolly Jaunts sound like great fun! Good luck, Matt”
Matt Biggs, Writer and Broadcaster