Despite the snowy and cold weather, spring is here (apparently!). As it’s spring, it’s time to sort out the garden with flowers, shrubs and whatever else takes your fancy. We have created a list of the best garden nurseries in Devon, so you know the best places to go to when you start feeling a little green-fingered!
Have we missed any out? Let us know in the comments!
The Edible Garden Nursery, Okehampton
Established in 1985 by Chris Seagon in Suffolk, The Edible Garden Nursery is now one of the leading culinary herb and edible plant nurseries in the UK. Having relocated to Whiddon Down on the very edge of the Dartmoor National Park at the end of 2013, Chris and Jenny Seagon are producing and selling quality plants to the retail trade via mail order, personal callers, farmers markets , food fairs and plant fairs around the country.
Westcountry Nurseries, Bideford
Westcountry Nurseries take great pride in packing quality of plants so you can order with confidence.
You will find lots of plants of interest on their site – herbaceous perennials, lupins, trees, clematis, climbers, bulbs and corms, polyanthus, primula, fuchsia, alpines, ferns and grasses and more.
Withleigh Nursery, Tiverton
Withleigh Nursery stock a wide range of garden plants, the majority of which are propagated and grown on site, including trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, herbs and much more.
Plant World, Newton Abbot
Plant World Garden Centre is one of the floral delights of Devon. Located between Torquay and Newton Abbot, the Garden is laid out to represent the five continents of the world. Their inspirational gardens contain countless rare and exotic plants seldom seen outside their native lands.
A combination of plantsmanship and commercial growing skills results in the production at Thornhayes Nursery of one of the broadest ranges in the UK. This range includes an extensive choice of broadleaf and coniferous amenity trees, hedging and choice shrubs, plus hundreds of tree fruit varieties.
Cove Garden, Tiverton
Cove Garden Nursery is a family run nursery in mid-Devon supplying to the public a wide range of garden plants for both keen gardeners and discerning enthusiasts alike. They pride themselves on quality, not only of their plants but their service as well.
Perrie Hale Nursery, Honiton
Perrie Hale Nursery provide nationwide delivery of quality UK grown trees, hedging and shrubs from their Devon nursery. Their bare root trees, hedging and shrubs are a very economical option, and they also stock plants as cell grown or pot grown which you can plant all year round. Their plants come in a variety of forms and sizes such as bare-root whips, feathered whips or tree standards.
Endsleigh Gardens Nursery, Tavistock
Endsleigh Gardens Nursery is a traditional grower of garden plants supplying both Devon and Cornwall, situated between Tavistock & Launceston in a Victorian walled garden within the Tamar Valley. A member of the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) producing a wide range of Grafted Trees on our beautiful five acre retail nursery, including Japanese Maples, Wisterias, Cornus and Magnolias.
Escallonia Flower Nursery, Chivenor
Stuart Holder, owner of Escallonia, has a long association with horticulture having studied at Hadlow college in Kent and worked at nurseries in Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon. All his hedging Plants are grown outside, in the open – so there is no check to them when taken home and planted by you.
Rainbow Plants, Ottery St Mary
Rainbow Plants are a wholesale supplier of hardy nursery stock to garden centres and landscape contractors across the South West, including Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset. They offer wholesale plants for sale, and a warm welcome if you pop in to say hello!