About Tissington Plant Nursery, Derbyshire
The family run nursery is located in the idyllic village of Tissington which is in the heart of the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District National Park. The village forms part of the larger Tissington Estate which has been in the Fitzherbert family for hundreds of years.
Housed in the estate's walled Old Kitchen Gardens, Tissington Nursery retains many interesting original features including two Victorian Foster & Pearson glasshouses, boiler house, outbuildings and pump house.
The nursery is approx 700ft (213m) above sea level and as you can imagine the winters are long and cold. The plants we produce (with a few exceptions) are hardy on the nursery indeed many of the varieties are planted in the garden.
A few years ago we began to plant a display garden. It is now three years old and is really beginning to come together. It is looking at it's best from late June until September. Three new display beds are also under way adjacent to the sales area and should be looking good for 2013.
"Each year our range of plants we offer change as new forms become available and we increase our stock of harder to propagate species...
I have a real passion for Herbaceous Perennials which is reflected in what we grow. Particular favourites include Achilleas, Hardy Geranium, Helianthus, Heleniums, Salvia and Sedum. We also have a fine range of alpines and garden pinks."
Mairi Longdon, Proprietor
Call 01335 390650