Established in 1946, Lime Cross Nursery is a family-run business specialising in the production of premier conifers, trees and shrubs and purveyors of other plant groups. Our shop is an emporium of inspiring and beautiful hand-selected products.
Our bustling café/bistro is quickly becoming known around the county for providing wholesome and delicious, home-made, home-grown vibrant food. Come along to a pop-up dining event and enrol onto one of our cooking classes or wine tastings.
Come and explore the 28 acres of beautiful woodland, lakes and our world-acclaimed pinetum. Our eclectic calendar of events will allow you to learn, create and be inspired.
We serve delicious breakfasts, outstanding coffee, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, cream teas and home-made cakes.
Olive’s Café, Spring Opening Hours
Monday – Friday
9.00 – 17:00 (kitchen closes at 15:00, tea, coffee & cakes available afterwards).
Saturday 9:00- 17:00 (kitchen closes at 3:30)
10.00am – 17:00 (kitchen closes at 3:30)
Monthly Pop-up dining and private events/ hire, contact Helen at-
Natural & organic wine perfect for summer BBQ’s, we even loved it chilled.£12.00 – £135.00
Beautiful Mumma & baby cast iron hippo statues that will last a lifetime.
TV gardening presenter, plant expert and modern day plant hunter, Tom Hart Dyke first shot to international prominence in 2000 when he and his travelling companion, Paul Winder, were kidnapped in the Colombian jungle on a plant hunting expedition that went dangerously wrong.£12.00
Treat someone special to well being in the wild vouchers are Lime Cross Nursery. These can be redeemed against any class/ wine tasting/ retreat day/ event advertised on the WWW website. Yoga, Tai Chi, wild swimming, Pilates etc. visit: www.wellbeinginthewild.com to view events and classes.£5.00 – £100.00
We’re delighted to be hosting a solo exhibition of paintings by Sussex artist David Holden as part of the Art Trail for Hailsham Festival of Arts & Culture from 14th to 24th September. David’s great aunt was Edith Holden whose nature notes became an instant bestseller when published posthumously as The Country Diary of an…
Multibuy Savings! On our new season of home-grown shrubs at Lime Cross Nursery Mix and match any two for £18 (or £10.99 each) Lophomyrtus A New Zealand native, this evergreen shrub has unusual leaves of burgundy, cream and pink. A compact shrub with variegated leaves emerging green, turning burgundy and pink-bronze with the…
TV gardening presenter, plant expert and modern day plant hunter, Tom Hart Dyke first shot to international prominence in 2000 when he and his travelling companion, Paul Winder, were kidnapped in the Colombian jungle on a plant hunting expedition that went dangerously wrong. From these dangerous beginnings, Tom planned a garden which would contain plants…
Named after Eddie, our very own Jack Russell terrier, children are invited to let off some steam at Lime Cross Nursery and enjoy some fresh air by taking part in our new summer Eddie Trail! Eight ‘Eddies’ are dotted around the nursery and each hold a clue to a puzzle. Hunt for all the Eddies…