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
Sunday 28th July 12pm-6pm Retreat for the day in the gorgeous East Sussex countryside and reconnect to nature. Starting the day lakeside with an invigorating Yoga practice with Pete, followed by a reviving dip in the blue waters of the Lake. Melt away any tensions in the wood fired hot tub followed by a scrumptious…
This is a beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.£165.00
This unique, seasonal class will show you how to make home made herb and flower infusions to add highly effective skincare benefits to your natural recipes.£45.00
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
During the Jurassic period 200 million years ago it wasn’t just Dinosaurs that roamed the planet. Jurassic plants were in abundance such as ferns, cycads and conifers. The Wollemi Pine is one of the world’s oldest and rarest conifer trees and was considered extinct for 150 million years – it is closely associated with the…
It’s that wonderful time of year where greenery starts popping up here there and everywhere. Why not forage some delicious, fragrant wild garlic and bake some irresistible cheese scones. Wild garlic is easy to recognize, we found this great guide on the Country File website and a delicious recipe below on The National Trust website….
Why not bring your children and grandchildren to take part in this year’s Easter Egg Hunt. Hunt for the Easter eggs hidden around the nursery and complete the puzzle to win your prize! £2 per child (subject to availability, adult supervision required, not suitable for children under 3 years old). Buy tickets on the day…
This unique, seasonal class will show you how to make home made herb and flower infusions to add highly effective skincare benefits to your natural recipes. You will take a walk around the gardens at Lime Cross looking at beneficial herbs and flowering plants and build these into your own unique, tailor made skincare. You…