Important Delivery/Covid-19 Information: Updated 10.06.21 - Our dispatch time for online orders is currently 5 working days, all orders are dispatched Mondays to Thursdays, click and collect option is available at online checkout. The nursery is now open to visitors, open Tuesdays to Saturdays, 9 am to 5 pm. Important Info to visitors: Wearing a face mask is mandatory inside the shop and payment area, also to maintain safe social distancing we are unable to share the viewing of phone images of your pond or planting plans. Saturdays and Tuesdays can get very busy so if you need our time and advice or are a complete novice, please visit on a Wednesday or Thursday. Availability info: Plant availability changes on a regular basis and is updated every Friday, unfortunately some of our Water Lilies and will remain slightly lower in availability this year while we increase stock levels, also some of our species of Water Iris and their cultivars are unavailable now for the rest of the season as they cannot be cut and lifted when in flower, Iris Ensata available July onwards.
Plants for Rain Gardens What is a Rain Garden? A rain Garden is an Eco-friendly way of gardening, making use of free water and a way of creating Eco-friendly drainage, instead of water taking pollutants from roofs, driveways etc straight into ditches, streams and freshwater habitats, the run off rain water and flood water from […]
A Practical Guide to Pond Plants and Aquatic Baskets Pond plants come in various shapes and sizes, but also have very different growing habits, so it is not surprising that things can get quite confusing when trying to choose the right sized aquatic baskets to house the right pond plants. This article has been written […]
Raft Spiders One of the UK’s largest Spider is the semi-aquatic, Raft Spider (Dolomedes Fimbriatus) which is also known as the Fishing Spider. With a leg span of 7cm, Raft Spiders spend their lives in surrounding pond vegetation that’s close to the water’s edge. They spend much of their time resting their front legs on […]
Scented Mentha for Ponds and Water Gardens On my retail Aquatic Nursery Lilies Water Gardens, I have a very special and popular collection of plants that are suitable for ponds and their surrounding areas. The three species I grow, are all quite different in growing habit but they all have one thing in common, and […]