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, 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 Vicky.firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Spring Opening Hours 2017
Monday – Saturday
9.00 – 16:30
Sunday 10:00- 16:30
Booking advisable, especially at weekends.
Call 01323 833229
Monthly Pop-up dining and private events/ hire, contact Helen at-
Learn how to make a natural wax, scented candle in a decorated glass as well as a floating candle in a vintage mould. You will be able to take both home, along with lots of helpful tips on how to make and enjoy candles.£40.00
Join Vicky & Helen for a fun, interactive bulb planting workshop. Explore the nursery, woodland and surrounding gardens planting bulbs as we go.£20.00
A story of order and disorder, reality and appearance, love and marriage. On a midsummer’s night, four young lovers find themselves enchanted in the dream-like forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule.£7.50
This day will be dedicated to our beauty, radiance and grace as women. It is suitable for all levels and ages.£65.00
Here at Lime Cross lots of our home grown deciduous trees are getting ready to drop their leaves in anticipation of winter and these preparations are responsible for the beautiful Autumnal colours that we know and love. Before the trees drop their leaves they must first breakdown and reabsorb the chlorophyll contained within. Chlorophyll is…
Lime Cross Orchard Update The Lime Cross Apple trees are almost ready to be picked for the year – once collected they will be sent to a local press to be turned into our very own apple juice which will be for sale in the shop. Since 2005 we have grown three varieties of Apple…
Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Lake Wednesday Night’s performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Dot Collective was a big success and the lake provided the perfect backdrop for the show. The audience took their seats on the decking with a wine or beer from the bar and a blanket to keep warm…
We are excited to announce that we are now offering Wine & Spirit Education Trust courses at Lime Cross Nursery. This is a beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. We are excited to announce that we are now offering Wine & Spirit Education Trust courses…