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Welcome to Howard Nurseries!

Howard Nurseries Ltd. is one of the country's largest, wholesale perennial specialists. Established over forty years ago from humble origins our business, like our plants, has grown steadily in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Over the years we have strived to develop valued and long-term relationships with our customers and suppliers.


   Howard Nurseries Wins GOLD at RHS Chelsea 2015!!

Post RHS Chelsea Benton Iris Stock will be sold at RHS Wisley from May 21st

Bare root Iris promotion with Peter Beales Roses
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We grow over 2 million plants annually, supplying Independent Retailers, Nurseries, Local Authorities and Garden Designers. Our extensive open-ground, 9cm, 1 and 2 litre pot production includes over 1500 varieties. With 95% of our plants coming from our own propagation we can be sure of their quality and being true to name.

Howard Nurseries has an enviable reputation for both the range and quality of the herbaceous perennials we supply. Field production offers robust material, combining with our container grown range to provide a continuity of supply for your propagation, potting or planting needs. 

In these days of growing environmental awareness we have made the business more sustainable through recycling initiatives, solar electricity generation to power our production, water conservation through our reservoir and the use of green growing methods such as our near peat free production cycle for our bare root plants.

The wholesale nursery is located on the gently rolling southern slopes bordering Constable Country between South Norfolk and Suffolk. Soils vary from sandy to medium loam pH 6.5 – 7.6. The prevailing westerly winds never seem to rest and although we are on the ‘dry’ side of the country, rainfall is still about 700mm (30 inches) a year. 

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David and Christine Howard
David Howard and Christine Howard

Keep up to date with our latest news and events by following @HowardNurseries.

We featured on Thursday's coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Our collaboration with Sarah Cook has won a gold medal at RHS Chelsea!
Mike Liggins of BBC Look East met Howard Nurseries again at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show
BBC Look East came to Howard Nurseries to do a feature on Cedric Morris' Irises.

We have had our lorry re-decorated in time for RHS Chelsea!

Keep up to date with all the latest news about our RHS Chelsea display with Sarah Cook by using #CedricMorris ...

BBC Radio Suffolk and Norfolk have visited the nursery ahead of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

We feature in the news section of May's Pro Landscaper Magazine.

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