Best nursery in your town or area


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I'm a plant nerd. If I were to come visit you, where would we go to see the coolest displays and neatest plants? I worked in retail nurseries for 20 years and still like to shop new stores. For me, service isn't real important, just great plants and displays. When I go to new places I like to see what nurseries are doing to make gardening fun. I know some that are good for specific plants like orchids or succulents and some just do the usual general garden plants in a big way with all the latest, greatest new varieties and supplies.
Where do you go to see or get the good stuff?
Let's see what everyone has to offer!
 
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I prefer the smaller nurseries. I moved to my present location three years ago and soon discovered a small - very small family nursery that sells unusual plants that are grown on the premises. I was left to wander around by myself and pick out what I liked. The owner was quite happy to spend time after discussing the plants needs and also offered to find and order any future plants that he doesn't have. I have no interest in the big garden centres that are laid out in perfect displays, row after row.
 
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Hi,

Hampson's is our best garden center. Rather scruffy but always busy; we like to arrive at 9am when it opens then we can browse in peace before the crowds arrive. Huge range of good quality plants at very reasonable prices and friendly helpful staff.

http://www.hampsonplantworld.co.uk/

We no longer bother visiting our nearest garden center; it was called Pennine GC; then Wyevale and now Dobbies? Decent plants but expensive with little of interest indoors; we wonder how long before it closes for good.

Last year we bought most of our plants online from J Parkers & Thompson & Morgan;

https://www.jparkers.co.uk/?gclid=CjwKCAiAxMLvBRBNEiwAKhr-nMXvv2V1YXOxDbuoa4mG9xKMC5i3RPumjej36ie-rM0yTR_paBwqORoCQygQAvD_BwE

https://www.thompson-morgan.com/?source=google&gclid=CjwKCAiAxMLvBRBNEiwAKhr-nAZLHFLoAGYQcVktoaxmtV4VX05YqMYiSx-c30nxGVdpDaqD1VjohxoCul8QAvD_BwE

Kind regards, Colin.
 

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