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 Dan at
Hands on hanging basket demonstration with Vicky Tate.£35.00
The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming explores how swimming in rivers, lakes, and seas is the very epitome of conscious living.£8.99
Yoga, the ancient mind-body practice, is booming in popularity, but there’s no attractively packaged overview for the mainstream enthusiast.£9.99
Hand made in Indonesia, perfect for indoors or outdoors.£179.00
So we hate waste at Olive’s, and we like to use up everything we purchase and make here. We sometimes have a few left over cheese scones as we bake them fresh for you every day, so we wondered what we could make with them……it was decided that we will make a ‘Squiche’…….a cheese scone quiche! So…
There has been a recent explosion of interest in urban and indoor gardening as individuals are once again bringing houseplants into their homes. With social media highlighting houseplant benefits, the younger generation are increasingly keen to add life, colour and a connection to nature amongst all the technology which dominates many of our lives. Air-purifying…
Lime Cross is renowned for its wonderful eclectic selection of conifers, trees, shrubs and plants, and most of our customers enjoy the grounds when coming to purchase their new garden wares. But there really are so many magical places to explore and relax at Lime Cross that you perhaps to not know about, so we thought…
This week we are revealing our amazing carrot cake recipe. The cake is very popular, made from lots of lovely ingredients and is Gluten Free for the celiac’s out there! This recipe makes a 10″ round cake Ingredients For the cake: 1/2 a cup of Ground almonds 2 cups of Gluten free self raising flour…