Saturday 27th May 2017 10am to 4pm
We are delighted to announce that our much-loved Plant Lovers’ Day will take place on Saturday 27th May. Now in its tenth year, the 2017 Plant Lovers’ Day will welcome 34 specialist plant nurseries. A stunning array of flowers, shrubs and trees will be available for gardening enthusiasts from across the county to enjoy.
Specialist nurseries are confirmed for the 2017 Plant Lovers’ Day include:
Blacksmith’s Cottage Nursery
Burn Valley Nursery
Creake Plant Centre
Dover Farm Nurseries
Escape & Friends of Swaffham Orchard
Essers of Wisbech
Hedgehog Plants & Gardens
Helens 4 Seasons Plants
Michael Howard Ornamental Grasses
Jelly Cottage Plants
Little Heath Farm
Norfolk Estate Fencing
Orchard Farm Plants
Rougham Hall Nurseries
Springfield Farm and Nursery
The Norfolk Olive Tree Company
The Farmer and The Florist
Walnut Tree Garden Nursery
West Acre Gardens
Wootens of Wenhaston Ltd
Creake Abbey prides itself on finding high quality nurseries that offer a wide range of plants and specialisms at affordable prices. Ben Potterton, from Blacksmiths Cottage Nursery grows over 2,000 different species of perennials. Each May his Woodland Bed comes to life with various Anemone Nemerosa, Polygonatum, Asarum, Trillium, Dodecatheon and Primula for sale. Monksilver Nursery will delight visitors with a stunning Ornithogalum Magnificent (a three foot tall, pure white Star of Bethlehem), Aliums such as Christophe, Mount Everest and Gladiator, and a beautiful range of English Iris, Eryngiums and Rhodiola. Hoecroft Plants will bring a wide variety of ornamental grasses, coloured leaved and variegated plants including Physocarpus ‘Diabolo,’ a lovely flowering shrub, and Artemisia ‘Guizhou’ an excellent herbaceous perennial to combine with the variegated upright grass, Calamagrostis ‘Overdam.’
New for 2017, we are delighted to welcome the Burn Valley Nursery, Coopers Nursery and Woottens of Wenhaston.
The doors will open at 10am and close at 4pm. Entrance is £4 per adult and there is no charge for children under 16. Once again, profits from the day will go to Wells Community Hospital at Wells-next-the-Sea. The Hospital has been providing health and wellbeing services in Norfolk for more than 100 years. Alongside clinics such as Dentist, Physiotherapy, Audiology, Podiatry and many others, the hospital runs a dementia hub with activities every Wednesday morning and a dementia friendly garden which is open to all. Wells Community Hospital is proud to be working in conjunction with Age UK Norfolk to create a Wells Dementia Friendly Community which is committed to understanding, respecting and supporting people with dementia.
Registered charity no. 1154540
Come and find your own corner of the Chelsea Flower Show in Norfolk!
NB the gardens of Creake Abbey house will not be open this year.