GARDEN OPEN TUESDAYS MID APRIL THROUGH OCTOBER, 10:30 - 5:00.  No booking needed. Free talk at 11, click here for subjects

COURSES  Click here for Courses .

MAIL ORDER SEEDS  Click here for Seeds
We post Seeds almost anywhere in the world.  But it is up to you to make sure that you are allowed to receive them.
All seeds cost £2.50 per packet
Delivery -
£2.50 to UK.
£10 to US. (both the postage rates to the US and the bureaucracy have increased considerably).
                US residents will need to apply for a Small Lots of Seed Exemption - usually quick and easy to get.
£12 to Europe.
£7 to the rest of the world.

MAIL ORDER YOUNG PLANTS  Click here for Young Plants
We post young plants (seedlings, rooted cuttings etc) to the UK only. 

PLANTS AVAILABLE  AT THE NURSERY  Click here for Plants at the Nursery
We grow and sell unusual plants from all over the world including an amazing range of hardy herbaceous and rockery plants as well as many tender perennials for terrace and conservatory. Derry Watkins, author of two books on greenhouse gardening has introduced many new plants from her plant collecting trips to South Africa and elsewhere. She also teaches one day gardening courses at the nursery and lectures extensively.

The nursery is near Bath in southwest England, but we post seeds all over the world.

Happy Seed Browsing to All

If you want a free printed version of our new 2024 seed catalogue please click here.

Special Plants, Star of Chelsea Flower Show!

Gardener's World came to watch us getting ready for Chelsea and then came to see the stand.  Watch on IPlayer  from minute 38

And Monty declares we have his favorite plant in the entire Chelsea Flower Show!  Watch here

Our garden was also featured on Gardener's World in 2019.  You can see a clip here.


Buy Seeds Online

We sell fresh collected seeds of herbaceous perennials, tender perennials, annuals, biennials, grasses, umbels and almost every sort of plant apart from trees and aquatics. Many are our own new introductions.

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Visit the Nursery

Address: Greenways Lane, Cold Ashton, Wilts, SN14 8LA Phone: (01225) 891686 Hours: Nursery open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am – 5pm, March through October.


Visit the Garden

Architect designed garden on steep slope with fabulous views. Exuberant sweeping shapes filled with exciting plants. Created from derelict field in last twenty years.

About the Garden

Gardening Courses

We offer a wide range of one-day practical gardening courses, from vegetable gardening, to taking cuttings, to pruning, to weaving willow structures for the garden. Courses are held in spring and autumn.

View upcoming gardening courses

Plant Catalogue

We sell a range of hardy perennial plants, shrubs, tender perennials, annuals and grasses at our nursery. Our plants are also available by mail order between September and March.

View our plant catalogue online

About Us

In 1996 we bought a derelict barn with a fantastic view of the Bath countryside. Today, this site is home to our house, nursery and garden.

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