Welcome to Pottertons Nursery

OUR 2018 CATALOGUES ARE NOW ON-LINE

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THE NURSERY is OPEN TUESDAY to FRIDAY 10am to 4pm

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GREETINGS. We welcome visitors to the nursery Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4pm, from March to September and at other times of the year by prior 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 1st October 2018 we are open by appointment only and from 8 March 2018, Tuesday to Friday 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

  • Sunday 12 August
    Plant Hunters Fair, Southwell Minster, Church St, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0HD
  • Sunday & Monday 26-27 August
    Plant Hunters Fair, Dorothy Clive Garden, Willoughbridge, Market Drayton TF9 4EU
  • Saturday 1 September
    OPEN DAY, plant sale & lecture at MACPLANTS, Pencaitland, Tranent, Scotland EH34 5BA
  • Saturday 15 September
    Autumn Nursery BULB DAY at Pottertons Nursery
  • Sunday 16 September
    CYCLAMEN Society show (second day only) at RHS Harlow Carr Garden, Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1UE
  • Saturday 29 September
    AGS Loughborough show at Shepshed High School, Forest Street, Shepshed LE12 9DB
  • Tuesday 9 October
    Talk to Rutland HPS at Uppingham Methodist Church, Orange Street, Uppingham LE15 9SQ start 7.30pm
  • Saturday 13 October
    AGS Harlow Carr show at RHS Garden, Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1UE

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.