Welcome to Pottertons Nursery

OUR SALES AREA is OPEN TUESDAY to SATURDAY 10am to 3pm

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MAIL ORDER SERVICE from mid JANUARY to the end of NOVEMBER

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GREETINGS. We welcome visitors to the nursery TUESDAY to SATURDAY 10am to 3pm, from March to the end of September, at other times of the year by prior appointment. Social distancing rules to be firmly applied, limited to four people in the sales area. Our extensive sales area is restocked weekly, offering a huge range of Alpines, Dwarf Bulbs and Woodland plants. We have a beautiful 5 acre garden including a large rockery & pool, raised beds, crevice garden, troughs & woodland garden. Expert advice is freely available. Why not plan a visit soon.

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We are a traditional family run specialist nursery which grows and supplies an extensive selection by MAIL ORDER and at the many shows or lectures we attend, throughout UK and Europe or directly from our nursery.

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The nursery was opened in 1971 and since then we have conducted our mail order business through our printed, fully descriptive catalogue in paper format, although the relatively recent boom in internet use has resulted in an increasing proportion of orders been taken through this web site. If you live in the UK and require a copy of our catalogue please send 6 x first class stamps with your address to the nursery.

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Our current catalogues are included on this site and orders may be made using the secure on-line ordering systems. If you require advice or assistance contact the nursery by e-mail and you will receive a prompt reply. We can supply our full range by mail order to customers throughout the UK excluding Northern Ireland..

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We are extensively a mail order business but the nursery does have limited opening and welcomes visitors. Pre-booked, confirmed orders may be collected on a visit and friendly advice or assistance is available, if required.

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You may also walk freely around our extensively planted landscaped gardens which includes large rockeries, raised walls, troughs, island beds and woodland garden.

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MOORTOWN ROAD, NETTLETON, CAISTOR, LINCOLN LN7 6HX TELEPHONE: 07507 770 728



Open Days

Our special open days at the nursery in 2022:

Saturday 26th March
10pm to 3pm
Open Spring Day

Sunday 29th May
9am to 4pm
Plant fair & NGS
Ten visiting nurseries & cream teas at this event
£3 entrance for NGS

Saturday 17th September
10am to 3pm
Autumn bulb day

Come along to buy from an extensive selection of Alpines, Bulbs, Dwarf Conifers and Woodland Plants.

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Forthcoming Events

  • Saturday 7 May
    ALPINE GARDEN SOCIETY EAST LANCS, Whitworth Civic Hall, Market Street, Whitworth OL12 8DP
  • SUNDAY 8 May
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, Adlington Hall, Mill Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4LF
  • Saturday 14 May
    AGS Pershore Headquarters, Open garden for the NGS, the nursery with have a plant sales table, orders can be collected, 11am to 4pm.
  • Sunday 15 May
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, 1620 House and Garden, Donington Le Heath, Coalville, Leics LE67 2FW
  • SATURDAY 21 May
    ALPINE GARDEN SOCIETY, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG3 1UE
  • Sunday 22 May
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, The Norton Priory, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1BD.
  • SUNDAY 29 May
    POTTERTONS NURSERY NGS and PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, 9am to 4pm, cream teas and light refreshments available with NINE other specialist nurseries attending.
  • Saturday 4 June
    ALPINE GARDEN SOCIETY East Cheshire, Bramhall Village Club, Melbourne Road, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 1LR
  • Sunday 5 June
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, Arley Arboretum & Gardens Lion Lane, Arley, Bewdley DY12 1SQ
  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY 11 & 12 June
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, Hodnet Hall Gardens, Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3NN
  • Saturday 18 June
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, Thoresby Park, near Ollerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9EP
  • Sunday 19 June
    Rare Plant Fair, Rodmarton Manor, Oathill Lane, Rodmarton, Cirencester GL7 6PF
  • SUNDAY 26 June
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, Middleton Hall, Middleton, Tamworth B78 2AE
  • Sunday 3 July
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, Whittington Castle, Castle Street, Whittington, Shropshire SY11 4DF
  • Sunday 10 July
    Rare Plant Fair, Winterbourne House & Garden, University of Birmingham, 58 Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2RT
  • WEDNESDAY 13 JULY
    PLANT HUNTERS FAIR, Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, near Malpas, Cheshire SY14 8HN

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RSS Plant of the Week:

Erythronium revolutum
Erythronium revolutum
Variable flowers, generally rose-pink to pink in April with a yellow centre and anthers, beautifully marbled bronze-green leaves. An outstanding and easy species from north west America.
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