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Important Delivery/Covid-19 Information: Updated 22.04.21- Our dispatch time for online orders is currently 5 working days, (weather permitting) All orders are dispatched on Mondays to Thursdays. The nursery will re-open to walk in visitors again on the 27th of April. Our Online store is open all year around. Important Info to visitors: Wearing a face mask is mandatory, 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. Click and collect option is available at online checkout. Availability info: Due to a cold winter and spring, availability is currently lower than usual for this time of year, this will change on a weekly basis as we go through April and May and into early summer.

 

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Delivery Information

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Delivery Information

All postage and packing prices for our plants and dry goods are based on weight and show as you shop, and dispatched by the following postal and courier services.  Certain items under 2 kilos are bulky and therefore don’t comply with our built-in Royal mail tariff.  These items include Aquatic planting Baskets and floating islands etc, postage and packing charges for bulky items are automatically charged at courier zone rate charges.

Please ensure you choose the correct drop down box when placing your order so that the relevant postage and packaging charge is added to the invoice.

Orders sent out with delivery instructions are delivered at the customers own risk, we cannot be held responsible for parcels left without a signature

All orders are dispatched within 5 working days from date of ordering and delivered within 48-hours (UK Only) from time of dispatch. 

Orders sent 2 nd Class Royal mail can take up to 4 working days to be delivered from time of dispatch.   We cannot guarantee next day delivery to remote parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Isle of Wight. All orders must be signed for on delivery unless we are given special instructions at the time of the order.

UK orders less than 2 kilos are sent 1 st or 2nd class by Royal Mail.

UK orders over 2 kilos or in large boxes are sent by "DPD Local Couriers"

Unfortunately due to complected new rules and regulations we are no longer able to supply EU countries

 

All weight tariffs include the cost of flat-pack boxes and other packing costs (1000 grams =1 kilo)

1 x 1 litre pot-plant = 1.1 kilo

1 x 9 cm pot-plant = 600 grams

1 x 7 cm pot-plant = 300 grams

1 x bare rooted plant = 500 grams

1 x plug-plant = 100 grams

The following items are heavy and therefore expensive on postage and packing costs.

1 x aquatic soil = 7.5 kilos

1 x aquatic gravel = 2.5 kilos

We deliver to the entire UK Mainland, Scottish Islands, Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, and the Scilly Isles, 

The postage and packaging prices are as follows:-

UK Mainland

IMPORTANT (when ordering please choose the correct drop-down box)

The following postcodes are classed as Scottish Highlands

AB36-38, AB55-56, FK17-21, IV1-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-40, PH19-26, PH30-41, PH49-50

The following postcodes are classed as Scottish Islands

HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3

Next Working Day (DPD Couriers) from date of dispatch

First Class 1-2 working days from date of dispatch
2 nd Class Up-To 4 Working Days from date of dispatch.

Weight Up To Cost

2 KG      First Class £6.50 / Second Class £5.00

5 KG      £8.50

10 KG    £9.50

20 KG    £17.50

30 KG    £24.00

40 KG    £30.50

50 KG    £36.50

75 KG    £52.50

100 KG  £68.50

150 KG  £99.50

200 KG  £115.50

Scottish Highlands and Isle of Wight

Road 2-days (DPD Couriers) from date of dispatch
First Class 2 working days from time of dispatch

Weight Up To Cost

2 KG       First Class £6.50 

10 KG    £22.00

20 KG    £29.50

30 KG    £35.50

40 KG    £42.50

50 KG    £48.50

75 KG    £65.00

100 KG  £79.00

150 KG  £110.00

200 KG  £141.00

Northern Ireland

Road 2-days (DPD Couriers) from date of dispatch
First Class 2 Working Days from date of dispatch.

Weight Up To Cost

2 KG       First Class £6.50

10 KG    £29.50

20 KG    £40.50

30 KG    £50.50

40 KG    £58.50

50 KG    £70.00

75 KG    £94.50

100 KG  £120.00

150 KG  £165.00

200 KG  £215.00

Isle of Man and Channel Isles

Road 2-days (DPD Couriers) from date of dispatch
First Class 2 Working Days from date of dispatch.

Weight Up To Cost

2 KG       First Class £6.50

10 KG    £37.20

20 KG    £53.50

30 KG    £69.00

40 KG    £84.00

50 KG    £100.00

75 KG    £138.00

100 KG  £175.00

150 KG  £250.00

200 KG  £325.00

Scottish Islands and Scilly Isles

Road 2-5 days (DPD Couriers) from date of dispatch
First Class Up-To 5 Working Days from date of dispatch.

Weight Up To Cost        

2 KG       First Class £6.50 

5 KG      £41.50

10 KG    £48.50

20 KG    £55.00

30 KG    £70.00

40 KG    £83.50

50 KG    £101.00

75 KG    £140.00

100 KG  £180.00

150 KG  £255.00

200 KG  £333.00

 

Please ensure you choose the correct drop down box when placing your order so that the relevant postage and packaging charge is added to the invoice.

Orders sent out with delivery instructions are delivered at the customers own risk, we cannot be held responsible for parcels left without a signature

All orders are dispatched within 5 working days and delivered within 48-hours (UK Only) from time of dispatch. 

We cannot guarantee next day delivery to remote parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Isle of Wight. All orders must be signed for on delivery unless we are given special instructions at the time of the order.

 

Opening Times

The nursery will re-open to walk in visitors on Tuesday the 27th of April

Tuesdays-Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm

Closed Sundays and Mondays 

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