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Local delivery & pre-potted plants

We now offer doorstep deliveries of our loose plants through this website to certain areas of Dorset.

For orders over £25 we can offer free delivery to the following postcode areas; DT1, DT3, DT4 and DT5.

For orders over £50 we can offer free delivery to the following postcode areas; DT2, DT6, DT8 and BH20.

Just add items to your basket as normal then at checkout enter you address and select “Free local delivery” .

Pre-potted Plants

If you prefer to have your plants pre-potted, we can supply these for local delivery only (to the above postcode areas). Please email your requirements and we will check availability, send you a link for pre-payment and arrange a delivery date.

Pre-potted Marginal Plants

1 litre pot £5.79
2 litre pot £8.99
3.5 litre pot £14.99

Pre-potted Waterlilies

2 litre pot £18.99
3.5 litre pot £24.99

Larger specimen plants available on request.

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Water lilies in bud now

Thanks to some good weather this spring many of the plants we are lifting from the ponds are already forming flower buds.

We do not “force” our waterlilies in greenhouses or polytunnels so they are fully hardy and ready to be planted out straight away.

It is recommended to plant water lilies in a fine mesh planting basket, for more information on this see our How to take care of water plants page. They should start growing about two weeks after being planted and then flowers should appear after a couple more weeks.

waterlily flower buds
Waterlily plant with buds forming. April 2020.
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Coronavirus Statement

We are monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak and following the advice by the UK Government.
Orders are being taken and processed as normal.
The majority of our orders are being delivered within a week of being sent.

To minimise the handling of your parcel all orders will be collected and delivered by courier only.

If you have any questions please do get in touch.
Stay safe and well.
Kind Regards,
James Bennett

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Plant Passports

We are registered under SRSF plant health regulations and authorised to issue plant passports under those regulations for the plants that we produce.  

What are Plant Passports?
A Plant Passport is an official label for the movement of all plants. It assures compliance with all plant health requirements for the relevant plant, for example that it is free from particular pests and diseases.

Under the new Plant Health Regulations 2016/2031 (PHR), implemented from 14 December 2019, you will need a plant passport to move regulated plants and plant products within the EU (including the UK).

What is the purpose of a Plant Passport?
Plant Passports ensure that plants can be traced throughout the supply chain, which is essential for maintaining biosecurity. The Plant Passport regulations are applied across the EU, including the UK, which means stakeholders in all EU states must uphold the same minimum standards for plant health.

You will find our Plant Passport printed on the label for each plant product in your order.

Example of a Plant Passport.
Example of a Plant Passport.

For further information visit