Opening Times

Nursery Open

1st March to 29th June.

Wednesday to Sunday.

10am-5pm. & Bank Holiday Mondays.

2nd July to 27th September.

Wednesday to Saturday.


Garden Open

4th June to 27th September.

Same times as the nursery.






Mail order

Please note that we no longer offer a plant mail order service.

We post out Dove Cottage Gift Vouchers. Please ring tel 01422 203553 to order or arrange to collect out of open hours.


From Nutscene we stock: coloured jute twines, tins o twine and variuos twine dispensers and Leaf sacks.

Floreo Gardening Gloves

Floreo gloves for hardworking hands.These excellent gardening gloves are washable and they last and last!


Our Rijo machine prepares a selection of good quality coffees. We have a selection biscuits. Indoor and outdoor seating. One of our daily treats is a cappuccino in the garden. We also have customer toilet facilities.


Gardening and Gift Shop

The shop is home to a selection of personally chosen new and vintage items.

Other general gardening items

We stock the composts, grit and fine bark used in our nursery mixes.

Labels and fade resistant pens we use everyday.

A good selection of Yorkshire Flowerpots, which are guaranteed to be frost proof.

Gifts for Gardeners

A selection of cards with Marianne's beautiful images of the Garden. Also handmade greetings cards. Lovely ribbons for tying up parcels or adding to rustic wreaths and twiggy hearts.

Wooden items :Trugs by Alex Kilner. Nesting boxes and oak plant labels.

Vintage clay pots. Cast iron wall brackets and hanging bowls.

Woven twiggy hearts to decorate gates, house doors or summerhouses.

Lovely vintage jugs and vases suitable for home cut garden flowers and little posies.

Old and new wire and wicker trugs and baskets.


Sneeboer Tools

Sneeboer are our choice of tools when working in the garden. Traditionally hand forged from stainless steel in Holland.

Tools can be purchased out of normal opening times by appointment. Please ring 01422203553 or email.


hardy herbaceous perennial plants

Dove Cottage Nursery & Garden

Photography copyright MarianneMajerus