Specialist growers of salt and
Born out of a love for plants that grow in
difficult places, we have
a small nursery in Reculver on the North Kent Coast. It’s a pretty wild
place in winter, where we strive to raise plants that are designed to
cope with the conditions, drought and salt spray.
nursery is next door to an oyster farm, where many wild flowers and
birds flourish undisturbed. Our prevailing wind is southwesterly, but
when the wind is in the north or east, only the strong survive.
A selection of hardy ornamentals, salt
and drought tolerant herbaceous plants, herbs and bedding is
available - please phone or email for details (contact information
should see a good crop of samphire (a kind of sea asparagus) growing
alongside the clam beds. It's delicious and well worth trying. We will
also have a plentiful supply in 9cm pots.
Just water regularly, adding a teaspoon of sea salt to 1 pint of fresh
Reculver is a great place to visit. See the Kent
website for things to see and do at the Country Park, or take a
bracing walk along the sea wall. On your way back, stop by at the Kent
Trust Gift Shop, where you will find an ever changing display of
coastal plants - a true souvenir of a stress-free, relaxing day out at
Bring a little bit of our natural lives into yours.
To find out
more about our 2009 stock,
here to email us
Or telephone Elaine Bayes on 01227 275077