Specialist Herb Growers - Pepperpot Nursery
Our online service is now closed until the New Year. We'd like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Festive Christmas and a Happy New Year - Neil and Catherine.
Now into our 20th year of growing herbs, we're primarily a wholesale nursery but also sell at various retail events, online and opened the nursery to the public for the first time last Summer - something we will arrange more regularly from next year once the nursery is fully set up. All dates are listed at the bottom of this page as they are booked.
In 2016 we moved the nursery from the Surrey Hills to Hampshire and are now based on the outskirts of Chawton in the South Downs National Park. We only grow on a seasonal basis, without the use of artificial heat or light, so our range changes throughout the year and is the reason why some herbs show as being 'out of stock' - they're either still growing or not being grown at the minute because of the time of year.
|The nursery is named after the landmark Pepperpot building in the centre of Godalming; the town where we lived when we first started growing our herbs.|
• Specialist herb nursery - all grown by us.
• Garden herb plants - all of the herbs are in 9cm pots
• Delivery to the UK Mainland - see ORDERS tab for more info
|Established in 1998, we have expanded from initially supplying garden centre customers throughout the South East to also selling direct at local Farmers Markets and Garden Shows.|
However, after numerous requests from customers wanting to buy directly from us, but unable to get to a retail event that we're attending, or for those who want to buy during the times when we dont attend any markets or shows, we are now able to offer a mail order service to customers throughout the UK Mainland.
All of the Herbs in our online catalogue are currently supplied in 9cm pots.
|Garden and RHS Shows, Festivals, Markets, Nursery and Herb Events.|
We have been incredibly busy over the last year whilst moving our nursery to the new site but we are finally there and trading fully from Hampshire. There was a huge amount of work involved in changing it from a field previously used for grazing, we had to install water and electric, an access road, put up the polytunnels and other structures and then finally move the herbs. Although there are still (and probably always will be) things to be done and to finish off!
We continue to supply lots of garden centres, nurseries, landscapers, florists, restaurants, gardens and other outlets whilst also selling at a range of events at the weekends during the main gardening season - all details are listed below.
Click on the photo, above right, to get ideas and inspiration from the wonderful planting in the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, Gold Medal winning, 5 a Day Garden by Burgon and Ball where we supplied edible flowers, salad leaves, herbs and chamomile plants.
|Farmers' Markets, Garden Shows and Events: Where to find us!|
Our retail events for 2017 are now over.
Many thanks to everyone who came to find us at the various Farmers' Markets, Food Festivals, Garden Shows and other events that we attended with our herbs during the year. We look forward to doing it all again in 2018, so watch this space for details once I start booking them again towards the end of the year!
Best Selling Items
Oregano Herb Plants
Perennial. Ht 45cm. This perennial is an essential in the herb garden, producing dark green aromatic leaves and clusters of mauve flowers in Summer. Plant in moist, well drained soil in full sun and use in Mediterranean dishes.
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Sage Common Herb Plants
Perennial. Ht 60cm. A hardy evergreen, perennial, shrubby plant that produces green, oval shaped leaves that are highly aromatic and mauve/blue flowers in Summer. Plant in dry, well drained soil in full sun. Use the chopped leaves to flavour fatty meats, poultry or pork stuffing and in sauces.
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Thyme Common Herb Plant
Perennial. Ht 15cm. This popular, traditional Thyme is an upright culinary thyme with lilac pink flowers throughout Summer. Ideal for a well drained position, in full sun. Use in any dishes that require Thyme, or use as part of a bouquet garni.
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