Welcome to Pottertons Nursery

ALL 2017 CATALOGUES ARE NOW ON-LINE

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NURSERY OPEN BY APPOINTMENT only from OCTOBER to FEBRUARY

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GREETINGS. We welcome visitors to the nursery Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, from March to September and at other times of the year by appointment only. 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 and pool, raised beds, crevice garden, troughs and 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 and Europe but no longer send outside of the EU.

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We are extensively a mail order business but the nursery does have limited opening. From 21 October 2016 we are open by appointment only and from 23 February 2017, Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm. Pre-booked, confirmed orders may be collected on a visit and friendly advice or assistance is offered.

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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




Plant Fair & NGS Day

SUNDAY 27TH MAY 2018

We will be holding a Plant Hunters' Fair at the nursery with 9 nurseries attending plus NGS Open Day, nursery & garden guided tours, refreshments. Open 9am to 5pm.

Full details can be found here on the Plant Hunters' Website.

Forthcoming Events

  • Saturday 21 October
    AGS Kent, Sutton Vallence School, North Street, Sutton Vallence, Kent ME17 3HL
  • Thursday 2 November
    Talk for AGS Dorset Group at Corfe Mullen Village Hall BH21 3UA at 7.30pm
  • Saturday 4 November
    Talk for the Devon group of the Hardy Plant Society at Longdown Village Hall near Exeter, EX6 7SN at 2.30pm
  • Friday 10 November
    Talk to Tetford Garden Club
  • Saturday & Sunday 11-12 November
    AGS - AGM followed by Conference at Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
  • Monday 20 November
    Talk to Wollaston Gardeners Guild
  • Thursday 23 November
    Talk to Worksop U3A
  • Tuesday 28 November
    Talk to Willoughby Garden Club, Village Hall 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 6 December
    Talk to Wheathampstead Horticulutural Society
  • Saturday 9 December
    Talk to HPS South Wales, Williams Memorial Hall, Coychurch, Bridgend CF35 5HB starts at 2pm
  • Wednesday 13 December
    Talk to Manton Garden Club at the Village Hall LE15 8SY
  • Saturday 13 January
    Talk to NCCPG at Ponteland Memorial Hall, Darras Road NE20 9NX. Start 2.30pm
  • Thursday 18 January
    Talk to Retford U3A, afternoon.
  • Saturday 20 January
    Talk to Derbyshire HPS at Shirland Village Hall, Shirland, Alfreton DE55 6BB at 2pm
  • Saturday 27 January
    Talk to Staffs & Worcester Cottage Garden Society, at Wall Village Hall, Lichfield
  • Saturday 17 February
    AGS South Wales show, Caerleon Community College, Newport NP18 1NF

Click Here for Full information on all forthcoming events.

RSS Plant of the Week:

Leucojum autumnale (Acis autumnale)
Leucojum autumnale (Acis autumnale)
Dainty white flowers, pinkish at base, produced in profusion in September to October on short stems to about 10cm. This bulb does exceptionally well with us, increases freely and also offers much seed. Best grown in well drained soil, full sun, suitable for trough, raised bed or scree. Always much admired.
Click for more information, or to order.

Open Weekends

In 2017 our Special OPEN WEEKEND event at the nursery will take place on

SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER

Come along to buy from an extensive selection of Alpines, Bulbs, Dwarf Conifers and Woodland Plants PLUS a special lecture, details to follow.

Click for more information, and directions.