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. We grow over 500 varieties of conifers and a range of shrubs and trees, some of which have been discovered by Johnathan Tate (co-founder) of the nursery, our conifers are exceptional and are all hand propagated and watered using water from our beautiful reservoir.
Download a PDF of our list and e mail [email protected] for order enquiries.
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 until 2:30 pm, lunch, afternoon tea, cream teas and home-made cakes.
Olive’s Café Winter Opening Hours 2019
Monday – Saturday
9.00 – 16:30
Sunday 10:00- 16:30
Booking advisable, especially at weekends.
Call 01323 833229
Join Helen & Vicky in the shop for this fun, informal workshop, where you will learn more about this incredible plant group. Create a quirky, cute valentines themed mini indoor succulent garden to keep or to give to that special someone on Valentines Day.£25.00
This ticket gives you access to 3 swimming sessions per week, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday, from April through to September.£175.00
This is a drop in session, so please bring cash down to the lake as we don’t have a card machine down there. This is perfect for anyone wanting to do some laps, either at a leisurely pace or for if you are training for something.
12 sessions to be used on Thursday morning drop in sessions from 8:00-10:00 am (end of May- end of Sep), Saturday Lido by the Lake from 10:00-noon (end of May- end of Sep) and Sunday Lido by the Lake 10:00- noon (beginning of April- end of Sep).£70.00
Treat your amazing Mum to delicious afternoon tea, available from Thursday 28th March – Sunday 31st March from 12 pm-3 pm. We cater for vegetarians, vegans & gluten free. Stroll around the gardens, browse the plants and gifts and relax in the café or café garden (weather depending). Follow this link for the menu, call…
We were lucky with the weather in February, at the moment the monthly forecasts for March are predicting showers but average or above average temperatures. So, fingers crossed for a good gardening month. March Gardening Jobs: Start tackling the weeds early on Apply slug pellets to your garden, why not try our Eraza Zero Killer,…
We have three part time vacancies available in our busy café: Saturday Washing-up: From 10-5 pm, available to start immediately. Experience not essential as full training will be given but the chosen candidate must be a hard working, reliable, team player. Please apply in writing to: [email protected] or pop a CV into the café. Kitchen…
So far this year most of the evergreen conifer grafting is complete; this includes the Abies, Pines, Piceas, & Cryptomeria. The deciduous conifers; Gingko, Metasequoia & Taxoidiums are yet to be grafted. Grafting typically commences in January and finishes at the end of February, this is because the plants are in dormancy, so the sap…