Seasons Greetings to You All!

A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy & Prosperous New Year from us all at How Green!

It doesn’t seem like five minutes ago, we were penning these pages for Christmas and looking back at 2013 – how time flies!

Here at the nursery, with Christmas just over a week away, the excitement has started to build for the festive season! The staff tea hut has been lavishly decorated with highly flammable tinsel and an appalling fake tree, making for a winter wonderland! Waist lines are already expanding and all roads lead to the staff Christmas party in a few days time!

Staff are like Santa’s little helpers, busily creating Christmas wicker planters and lovely decorated Hyacinths which make wonderful Christmas presents. It’s still not too late to place your orders with us. ****We also have a special treat for you! Open our availability lists opposite and you’ll find the How Green Nursery Christmas quiz! 100 green fingered questions to get sunk into over the festive period. Put your brain cells to the test and send us back your answers via email. There will be prizes in the form of vouchers to our public open weekends next year for those with the most correct answers!****

We’ve had a great season here at How Green, with trade brisk throughout the year. The Winter of 2013 was the wettest on record, but the weather broke in February and we didn’t look back! A decent Spring for the first time in many years was then followed by a good Summer. Garden centres were busy and with an upturn in the economy the garden designers/landscapers followed.

There was never a dull moment with our trade and public open days, with many old friends and new customers paying us a visit. The tea and cake flowed and our stocks took a good battering!

We put together two show gardens of our own, as well as growing for prestige show gardens at Chelsea, Hampton Court, Malvern and Blenheim. Our crowning glory was Chelsea where we grew 90% of the plants for the Dial A Flight sponsored Potters Garden designed and put together by Nature Redesigned. The reward for their hard work was a well deserved gold medal – not bad for their first attempt at Chelsea!

We had a busy year on the social calendar, with many talks to garden societies held at venues as well as here at the nursery.

We look forward to 2015 and have some plans that will become apparent on these pages in the weeks to come, so keep tuned! All we have to say is Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year to you all  and thank you for supporting us this season!

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Public Open Weekends 2020:
Watch this space. September dates to be confirmed.
Dear Customers,
Due to overwhelming demand, as of 27 May we are temporarily suspending our contactless plant delivery service so that we can catch up with existing orders.
We’d like to say a huge thank you to all who have supported us with plant orders over the past few weeks.
For those of you still wishing to place an order, please bear with us. We’ll let you know as soon as this service is up and running again via our Public Events Newsletter mailing list (see below for sign-up).
Contactless Plant Delivery Service Info

Email us your order, pay by BACS and we’ll deliver to your dedicated drop off point, observing strict 2m social distancing and hygiene measures.

A small charge for delivery will be quoted on receipt of order. We can also delivery further afield using a nationwide pallet delivery service.

Delivery is free for orders over £150.00 in a 10 mile radius from the nursery!

A little time spent gardening could be the tonic we all need in these difficult times. Plenty of fresh air and great for the body and soul.

Sending you our best wishes from all at the nursery.

About our
Public Open Weekends

We are a wholesale nursery, growing and supplying plants to the horticultural professions. However, we also hold a series of open weekends, just three times a year, where we are open to the general public. These events are usually in April, June and September. 

On these open days all are welcome to view and purchase plants and enjoy tea and cake in the garden.

In addition, we also host regular talks and group visits. Please check our Public News page or subscribe to our Public Events Newsletter. 

Public Events Newsletter

To be kept informed of nursery events especially for the public please subscribe here. We promise not to bombard you with emails.

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Sign up here to be kept informed of our Public Open Weekends and other special events.

As we only send out the occasional email, we won’t bombard you. We pledge to keep your info safe and never sell it to third parties.

Look forward to seeing you at our events.