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Neil and Sue Huntley

Hartside Nursery Garden
near Alston

Tel or Fax: 01434 381372

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Hartside Nursery Garden is an Alpine Plant Nursery specialising in propagating, growing and selling rare and unusual plants from around the world.
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Opening Times

The Nursery will be open in 2024 on the Weekends of 27th – 28th April; 25th – 26th May; 29th – 30th June; 27th – 28th July and the 19th – 20th October when we hope to welcome visitors to view the progress in the garden and we will have a wide selection of plants available for sale. We will be open from 11.30am and 4.00pm each day on these weekends.

At all other times by Appointment – please give several days notice. A list of the plants you are looking for is helpful before you arrive.

To make an appointment contact us by phone or email.

Check the recent “Facebook Posts” for our latest news and the “Events” page to see where we are attending Plant Fairs, Alpine Shows etc.

How to Find Us

The Entrance to our Nursery Car Park is located off the main A686 Alston to Penrith Road, one and a half miles South West of Alston on the Penrith Road - Please Note that many sat nav's do not always direct you to the correct entrance as there are several properties with the same Post Code. Please enquire about a different entrance if staying in one of our Holiday Cottages.

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

The Nursery

Visit the Nursery page to find out more about Hartside Nursery Garden. Continue Reading

Hartside Nursery Garden, near Alston, Cumbria CA9 3BL

Tel or Fax: 01434 381372