The severe winters a few years ago proved how hardy the majority of the plants we grow are. Many have been in cultivation for years and we are proud to still have many old varieties available as well as lots of new selections. Some of these plants have interesting histories, which to us is all part of the interest of growing plants.

All Shows and events during 2020 up until the end of August that we would have been attending have been cancelled.

Please contact us or check our Tweets for latest news of any Shows, Events and Talks for later in the year.

We hope to be back at a lot of the AGS, SRGC and other Shows during 2021

Crocus banaticus

Crocus banaticus

The famous “Iris flowered Crocus” with lilac-purple flowers from October till December. A woodland species which prefers a damp garden spot. Continue Reading

Primula Tantallon

Primula Tantallon

Primula ‘Tantallon’. A wonderful and showy, but fairly easy hybrid, Primula whitei x Primula edgeworthii which is rarely offered for sale. The rich lavender-blue flowers appearing above the heavily silvered foliage in the early spring, sometimes now soon after the new year. Forms good clumps after several years which split well to spread them around.… Continue Reading

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Hartside Nursery Garden, near Alston, Cumbria CA9 3BL

Tel or Fax: 01434 381372