Mucklestone Nurseries in North Shropshire / Staffordshire
Our second plant nursery in the West Midlands specialises in a complimentary range of plants better suited to the cooler, wetter, more acidic conditions of the north and west of Britain.
The plants that are grown and propagated at Mucklestone have the RHS location code MMuc. in our online catalogue
Specialist Plant Centre
- We are a family run plant nursery in a stunning rural landscape
- Close to David Austin’s Roses, Hodnet,Wollaton, Bridgemere, Trentham and Dorothy Clive Gardens
- Free local delivery and garden consultation service
- 1000’s of different trees shrubs and perennials to choose from suitable to local conditions, most of which can be seen growing around the gardens and grounds.
- Stock of larger specimen trees and shrubs at competitive prices.
Mucklestone Nurseries is in a stunning location, with views across to North Wales and Shropshire, and across to Mucklestone Church. The Nurseries form part of ‘Church Farm’ which has extensive native woodlands, ponds and natural unimproved meadows. It is managed to enhance these habitats for the many threatened species such as wild daffodils and native dormice, found on the farm. Visitors can explore the garden areas at any time at no charge or alternatively book a group visit for a tour led by William when visitors can be shown round the farm, woodlands, gardens and Nursery.
William is available by appointment (01630 674284, 01843 862060, m.07714241668), to give talks to garden groups in the Staffordshire, Shropshire Cheshire area, or guided tours of his gardens.
visit us at Red Cross, Plant Heritage and local Plant Hunter Fairs
Mucklestone Nurseries and Business Center hosts an Annual Spring Woodland Walk starting from the nursery. The walk is normally held on the 1st Saturday after Easter, this year,- Sat. April 22nd 2016, during the afternoon. The walk is entirely free. Items of of geological, botanical and general interest are marked along the route, with notes. A full copy of these ‘teachers notes’ is available to download, and can form a useful teaching aid for students of all ages. Teas are provided in St. Mary’s Church by the ladies of Mucklestone W.I. and stewarded by volunteers of the Turner Hodgkiss Community Nature reserve. Those unable to attend on the day may follow the trail from the Nursery at any time (during opening hours) during April and the first week of May .
Plants from both nurseries are available on the website www.botanyplants.co.uk. for mail order and can be taken to either nursery for collection. Janet Bourne is in charge of the nursery, when William and Louise are in Kent and can be reached on the nursery land line 01630 674284, or mob. 07929 178751. Janet is on site Wed-Thurs and Saturdays from April-September, closed on Sundays. Janet is not normally at the nursery on Mondays and Tuesdays , so if you wish to call then , please make an appointment with her. If coming far please check first.
The Farm is also home to a growing number of small businesses, directly on the farm and woods and also in the Business Centre- in the old farm buildings in the village, and also now at Beasley Barns 150 East of the Nurseries along Rock Lane. If you are looking to relocate your business, why not join us in this attractive rural setting , where we can tailor premises to your requirements.
|Janet:- Wed.-Fri., + Sat. (Apr. – Sept.) Mon.-Tues. by Appointment only (Peter James on call from Bus. Cntr.), Suns. closed
Janet M: 07929 178751
Mucklestone Nursery Plan
Mucklestone Spring Walk
The 2017 Annual Spring walk will be held on the first Saturday afternoon, after Easter – Saturday 22nd of April. Teas by Mucklestone W.I in St Mary’s 3 til 5. Parents and teachers can download the map and teachers notes below, the nature trail remains open for 5 weeks (April and 1st wk May) during normal nursery opening hours.
Woodland Walk Notes for Parents and Teachers