Welcome to Larch Cottage Nurseries

MAIL ORDER update 24/06/2024

Our webshop will close for all boxed orders on Friday 28th June and we will stop sending out shortly after that. We will reopen again for mail order in September.

We will continue to deliver larger orders by pallet throughout the summer.

VISITING US

Our NURSERY, RESTAURANT and GALLERY are open everyday 9am-5pm

Gardens and Chapel are open Wednesday and Sunday 1pm-4pm

 

Although we have all the plants listed on our website they are not all on display at any one time. If you are looking for a specific plant please email plants@larchcottage.co.uk in advance to make sure they are in the nursery.

Unfortunately we do not allow dogs on site

Latest Exhibitors - red barn gallery

RHS Partner Garden of the Year

2021 Winner!

We are thrilled to announce that we have received the exciting news that we are the RHS Partner Award Winner 2021. It is our privilege and honour to be the first winners of this award. Read more.

“Eccentric, comprehensive and unusual plants for sale, wonderful atmosphere. All created with love and expertise.”

"Larch Cottage Nurseries is one of those places where the name doesn't do it justice. Yes, it's a garden nursery but it's also so much more. The love and hard work that has been poured into creating it is self evident. Here is a place that will surely become a national treasure over time. Amazing."

 

"This place is a total vibe, especially the Italian inspired restaurant La Casa Verde, where I tried a divine broccoli and Gruyere soup with sourdough. The garlic mushrooms with goats cheese on sourdough was also incredible. I only tried one mushroom as it was not from my plate but it was the best thing I have ever put it in my mouth!"

"Thanks very much for dealing with my order very efficiently - the box of 4 substantial plants arrived in perfect condition, with the box packed  carefully with a lot of TLC (and obvious expertise.) The choice of an alternative (due to one plant underperforming at the nursery) was generous and thoughtful. The plants are 'resting' in a sheltered spot (like any weary traveller) and will be set in their final positions over the BH weekend. Thanks again, Best Wishes for a highly successful year ahead."

"Just wanted to say a big thank you for the prompt delivery. I have made numerous conifer purchases from your website and have always been so happy with the plants I receive. You have the most wonderful collection of conifers, just wish I had a bigger garden!

Looking forward to many more conifer purchases in the future, thank you."

"This is by far the most beautiful nursery I have ever visited. It's hard to believe that the hard landscaping hasn't been there for hundreds of years. So well stocked, with exotic stuff as well as the more everyday, but all in beautiful condition. Just a stunning treat!"

"Just  to say how impressed I am with the plants I received on Friday. The secure and stable packaging was far superior to anything I’ve had from other nurseries and the plants look incredibly healthy. They were planted within a few hours of arrival and I hope I can help them to continue to thrive.

Many thanks for your super service and quality."

"Outstanding!

We were expecting a normal type of garden centre... We couldn't have been more of the mark! This nursery is packed full of plants, trees and garden features, each corner you turn there's a suprise! The owner has built many features that lead into different areas, if you didn't know you'd think they had been there for hundreds of years, the owner certainly has a creative imagination!
To finish of your mind boggling tours there is a comfortable cafe serving fresh locally sourced food.
To complete your visit there is a well stocked shop, that's if you have enough room in the car for all the plants you may have bought!"

"Just got my delphiniums, thanks very much. I think the combination of bags, canes plus overnight delivery has worked very well, hardly even a bit of compost has moved! They're out in the sun, still in pots until tomorrow, enjoying a long drink of water. I hope they'll be happy alongside my maybe close to 20 year old pagan purples! Love them so much!"

"If you love gardens/gardening, you’ll love Larch Cottage Nurseries. Go there.

What a creative and imaginative setting! We absolutely loved the place. You’ll have to visit yourself to see what I mean. The private garden was attractive and in particular had a most unusual chapel, which we thought was both beautiful and fascinating. We completed our afternoon with tea and cake in the restaurant - sitting upstairs, where you feel as if you’re in the tree tops."

"Brilliant restaurant, fabulous gardens and a Zen-like feel made this a wonderful visit. I’m no gardener, my wife is the green fingered one, so I normally have limited enthusiasm for nurseries, but this was just wonderful and I’d visit time and again (as long as lunch was included!) Highly recommended."

"Great food at a super plant nursery!

We have had several meals in the area over the past few days and this, undoubtedly was the best in terms of variety, quality and value for money. We ate outside on the veranda which was lovely as the weather was warm, overlooking the beautiful garden of the nursery. The staff were friendly, efficient and attentive."

"I am really pleased with the plants, they are very good quality, and arrived within the 48 hours. Very good tracking. Expertly packed, so there would be no movement in the package. Would recommend your service - this is Mail Order plants done properly."

"Thank you very much for the very speedy delivery of a brilliantly packed and very healthy Fothergilla Gardenii shrub, which has just arrived. I have been looking for this particular shrub for a long time, and am delighted to have found Larch Cottage Nurseries - not too far from home. 

Thank you again - first class shrub and service!"

"I am very happy with the quality of the plants I ordered and the ease of ordering. Thank you so much for getting the order together for it to be collected."

"A slice of heaven. Massive nursery and the most beautiful cafe."

"Thank you so much for my two Hamamelis Foxy Lady plants which arrived safely yesterday. They were really securely packaged and lovely healthy specimens. Thank you again for your brilliant mail order service. I have ordered this way previously and won't hesitate to do so in the future."

"Just to thank you very much indeed for your fabulous Wisteria 'Kimono'. It is such good quality - and travelled very well indeed having been so carefully packed. I'm really pleased!!

I'm just about to order some more plants from you!"

"I first visited this garden centre about 7 years ago when visiting the area. There's the most wonderful range of plants, shrubs, trees and garden ornaments all set in a background of beautifully planted borders. Something for every keen gardener. The gardens gave a very tranquil feel about them. There's also a cafe/restaurant and shop. I would highly recommend a wander around here."

"My plants arrived this morning. I am delighted with them.

They are good quality plants, look very healthy and were packed so well there was no damage."

"Thank you so much for my plant delivery they have arrived in very good condition.

Well done to who ever packed them."

"I placed my order last week and I've just received it now - superb quality plants and packed with such consideration that I had to let you know how very pleased I am from start to finish.
I order quite a lot of plants online and the experiences aren't always good."

"Lots of choices from a large selection of quality plants. If you love gardening it's worth a visit as they have many plants you won't find in your normal garden center. Also lots of planted areas so you can see the plants growing in situation which is helpful for seeing how they would look out of their pots!

Good cafe/restaurant with some lovely views of the gardens."

 

"My shrubs arrived today – the first day possible from the instructions I sent you. Not only are the shrubs of brilliant quality, with flower buds for next season already showing, but I am just astounded at the effort that had gone into your packaging.  The plants arrived in perfect condition. I will definitely want to order more plants from yourselves."