Fern Nurseries

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 Aberconwy Nursery
30-40 ferns especially dwarf varieties and polypodies
Address: Graig, Glan Conwy, North Wales, LL28 5TL
Telephone: 01492 580875
Catalogue: Send 2 x 2nd class stamps or SAE
Mail Order: No
Open: Every day except Mon, 10am-5pm, mid Feb-mid Oct

Bali-Hai Mail Order Nursery
Small selection of tree ferns
Address: 42 Largy Road, Carnlough, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT44 0EZ
Telephone: 028 2888 5289
Web site: www.mailorderplants4me.com
Email: balihainursery@btinternet.com
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: By appointment only

Batsford Nursery and Garden Centre
70 native and foreign fern species and varieties
Address: Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9QB
Telephone: 01386 700409
Email: gardencentre@batsfordfoundation.co.uk
Catalogue: Colour brochure available at £2.99
Mail Order: No
Open: 10-5 every day, except Christmas week

The Beth Chatto Gardens Ltd
Approximately 30 ferns stocked amongst a wide selection of perennials, many suitable for difficult situations
Address: Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7DB
Telephone: 01206 822007
Web site: www.bethchatto.co.uk
Email: info@bethchatto.fsnet.co.uk
Catalogue: On line, or send cheque for £3 (£5 non UK)
Mail Order: Yes
Open: See web site

 Brownthwaite Hardy Plants
Lots of nice ferns
Contact: Chris Benson
Address: Fell Yeat, Casterton
Website: Brownthwaite Hardy Plants
Notes: Follow brown signs from A65 between Kirkby Lonsdale & Cowan Bridge. Wheelchair accessible.
OS Grid Ref: SD632794
Mail Order: No (ferns)
Open: 10:00-17:00, 1st April-20th September

Binny Plants
Approximately 70 hardy native and foreign ferns among wide range of other plants
Address: West Lodge, Binny Estate, Ecclesmachen Road, Nr. Uphall, West Lothian, Scotland, EH52 6NL
Telephone: 01506 858931
Web site: www.binnyplants.co.uk
Email: binnyplants@aol.com
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: 10am-5pm every day

 Bowdens
Bowdens is a family business run by Tim and Ruth Penrose specialising in mail order plants. Bowdens is located in the village of Sticklepath on the northern edge of Dartmoor in Devon – we always have the kettle on so do come and see us.
Address: Cleave House, Sticklepath, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2NL
Telephone: 01837 840989
Web site: www.bowdenhostas.com
Email: www.bowdenhostas.com/pages/Contact-Us.html
Catalogue: Yes
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm

Burncoose Nurseries
Approximately 24 hardy native and foreign ferns plus 6 species of tree fern
Address: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 6BJ
Telephone: 01209 860316
Web site: www.burncoose.co.uk
Email: burncoose@eclipse.co.uk
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: 8.30am-5pm Mon-Sat. 11am-5pm Sun

 Crawford Ferns
Over 100 ferns (some in small numbers only)
Address: Crawford, High Street, Spetisbury, DT11 9DP
Telephone: 01258 857240
Web site: www.crawfordferns.co.uk
Email: crawfordferns@sched.freeserve.co.uk
Catalogue: On line , or request hard copy
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Daily in spring/summer and by appointment in winter. Call first.

Dicksonia Direct – Billy Alexander
Specialising in Southern Hemisphere tree ferns & ground ferns from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Chile to both the Wholesale and Retail trade Approximately 30 species. Address: 28 Mount Eagle Rise, Leopardstown Heights, Dublin 18, Ireland
Telephone: ++353 8 7777 6666
Web site: www.dicksonia.ie
Email: billy@dicksonia.ie
Catalogue: See web site
Mail Order: Yes
Open: By prior appointment only

 Fancy Fronds – Judith I. Jones
Specialising in North American and British hardy ferns P.O. Box 1090, Gold Bar, Washington 98251, U.S.A. US orders only. Email: Judith@fancyfronds.com

 The Fern Nursery – R. N. Timm
80-100 hardy native and foreign ferns and tree ferns
Address: Grimsby Road, Binbrook, Lincolnshire, LN8 6DH
Telephone: 01472 398092
Web site: www.fernnursery.co.uk
Email: neilfernnursery@gmail.com
Catalogue: On line, or send 4 x 1st class stamps
Mail Order: Yes
Open: 9am-5pm Fri, Sat, Sun Apr-Oct

 Fibrex Nurseries
Over 200 ferns. Hardy native and foreign ferns, small tree ferns and selection of tender ferns Address: Honeybourne Road, Pebworth, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 8XP
Telephone: 01789 720788
Web site: www.fibrex.co.uk
Email: sales@fibrex.co.uk
Catalogue: On line, or request hard copy
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Apr-Sept, 9am-4pm Oct-Mar
Sat-Sun 10.30am-4pm 18Feb-30 Jul

Fernatix
60-70 hardy native and hardy and semi-hardy foreign ferns plus tree ferns
Address: Honington, Suffolk, IP31 1QY
Telephone: 01359 269373
Web site: www.fernatix.co.uk
Email: mail@fernatix.co.uk
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: By appointment

Fillans Plants
Pound House Nursery Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton, Devon PL20 7LJ
Tel: 01822 855050
Stock includes unusual Southern Hemisphere ferns

The Flower Bower
Approximately 50 hardy native and foreign ferns
Address: Woodlands, Shurton, Stogursey, Nr. Bridgewater, Somerset, TA5 1QE
Telephone: 01278 732134
Email: Flower.bower@virgin.net
Catalogue: Email or write
Mail Order: Yes
Open: By appointment

 Forest Ferns – Jonathan Selway
Approximately 40 species, mainly tree ferns
Address: The Old Orchard, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1RY
Telephone: 07748 125041 (usually away from the office so please leave a message)
Web site: www.forestferns.co.uk
Email: enquiries@forestferns.co.uk
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Mail order only

Hartside Nursery Garden
Approximately 20 hardy ferns mostly smaller species
Address: Nr. Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BL
Telephone: 01434 381372
Web site: www.hartsidenursery.co.uk
Email: Hartside@macunlimited.net
Catalogue: Send 4 x 1st class stamps
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Mid Mar-Oct 11.30am-4.30pm weekdays, 12.30-4pm weekends

Highfield Nurseries and Highfield Garden World
Small general selection of hardy ferns
Address: Nursery: School Lane, Whitminster, Gloucs. GL2 7PL
Garden World: Bristol Road, Whitminster, Gloucs. GL2 7PB
Telephone: 01452 740266
Web site: www.highfield-nurseries.co.uk
Email: info@highfield-nurseries.co.uk
Catalogue: Request by post or email
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Nursery: 9am-5pm weekdays
Garden World: 9am-5.30pm Mon-Sat, 10.30am-4.30pm Sun

I Love Ferns
Platyceriums and Huperzias
Address: 31/3 Moo 8, Wangsam Makham, Chanthaburi, Thailand, 22150
Web site: www.iloveferns.com
Email: Contact Page
Mail Order: Yes

 Ivycroft Plants
Approximately 50 hardy native and foreign ferns including wide range of polypody varieties
Address: Upper Ivington, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0JN
Telephone: 01568 720344
Web site: www.ivycroft.freeserve.co.uk
Email: rogerandsue@ivycroft.freeserve.co.uk
Catalogue: None
Mail Order: No
Open: Wed & Thur 9am-4pm Mar-Sept. By appointment at other times.

Long Acre Plants
80-100 hardy native and foreign ferns including wide range of Polystichum setiferum forms
Address: South Marsh, Charlton Musgrove, Nr. Wincanton, Somerset,BA9 8EX
Telephone: 01963 32802
Web site: www.longacreplants.co.uk
also info@longacreplants.co.uk
Catalogue: On line, or request hard copy
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Thur-Sat 10am-5pm Feb-Jun & Sept-Oct

Mary Green
Over 50 hardy native and foreign ferns
Address: The Walled Garden, Hornby, Lancashire, LA2 8LD
Telephone: 015242 21989
Email: Marygreenplants@aol.com
Catalogue: Send 4 x 1st class stamps
Mail Order: Yes
Open: By appointment

 Le Monde des Fougeres – Olivier Ezavin
Over 100 fern taxa available for cultivation at -10 to +30 °C
955 Chemin du Puits, 1, 1 Roquefort les Pins, France (the nursery is near Nice)
website
email

 Monksilver Nursery
Approximately 90 hardy ferns including many Asplenium, Polypodium and Polystichum setiferum varieties
Address: Oakington Road, Cottenham, Cambridge, CB4 8TW
Telephone: 01954 251555
Web site: www.monksilver.com
Email: plants@monksilver.com
Catalogue: Request by email or post
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Fri & Sat 10am-4pm Mar-Jun and Oct

Plantessential
Approximately 100 ferns. Hardy native and foreign, tropical and sub-tropical ferns.
Address: PO Box 7941, Nottingham, NG9 4XE
Telephone: 0115 877 6965
Web site: www.plantessential.com
Email: ferns@plantessential.com
Catalogue: On line, or request hard copy
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Currently not a retail site

The Really Wild Nursery
Short list of native ferns
Address: 19 Hoopers Way, Torrington, Devon, EX38 7NS
Telephone: 01805 624739
Web site: www.thereallywildnursery.co.uk
Email: thereallywildnursery@yahoo.co.uk
Catalogue: On line, or request hard copy
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Mail order only

 Shady Plants
A specialist nursery, growing over 120 types of ferns, based near the south coast of Ireland between Cork and Waterford.
Address: Mike Keep, Shady Plants Fern Nursery, Coolbooa, Clashmore,
Co. Waterford, Rep. of Ireland
Telephone: ++ 353 24 96735
Web site: www.shadyplants.net
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: By appointment.

Trevena Cross Nurseries
30 or so native and foreign ferns with a bias towards New Zealand ferns
Address: Breage, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 9PS
Telephone: 01736 763 880
Web site: www.trevenacross.co.uk
Email: info@trevenacross.co.uk
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10.30am-4.30pm

Tropical Britain
Our Mission : To promote, celebrate and champion Exotic Gardening in a Cool Climate. We aim to deliver top quality plants – at affordable prices – as soon as humanly possible.
Address: 78 The Green, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5AG
Telephone: +44(0)20 8894 3099
Web site: www.tropicalbritain.co.uk
Email: info@tropicalbritain.co.uk
Catalogue: On line
Mail Order: Yes
Open: On-line only

With Thanks to Anthony Pigott

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