West sussex independent plant nursery

Based at the foot of Highdown Hill in Worthing

Seasonal family run business

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Grasses for shade

While most ornamental grasses do best in an open sunny position some lower growing woodland varieties grow perfectly in a shady border and can really brighten up a dull corner of the garden. Hakonechloa macra Aureola (picture above) (Japanese Forest Grass) Beautiful cascading clump forming grass with striking dark green striping that always looks stunning in … Continue reading “Grasses for shade”

Japanese Acers

Japanese Acers or maples bring a tranquil peacefulness to any outdoor space and have intense autumn colours later in the year. The ornamental shaped foliage comes on trees which are either upright, weeping or dwarf. We currently have plenty in stock. A sheltered spot with good drainage and some dappled light is best for Japanese … Continue reading “Japanese Acers”

Chillies 2019

Nothing can beat growing your own chillies and using them in your cooking. We have a wide range of Chilli plants which you can grow on in 2019. They range from the relatively mild chillies to some really hot and flavoursome varieties. Chillies 2019. Most available early June. Tangerine Dream Little Bomb Curry Chilli Gusto … Continue reading “Chillies 2019”

Grasses 2019

Not everyone likes flowering plants and adding an area of ornamental grasses to your garden can be very effective. Grasses are said to be calming and they are ideal for wildlife gardens and gravel gardens. Most grasses like a sunny position in a well-drained soil but there are varieties that will flourish in all kinds … Continue reading “Grasses 2019”


Cannot recommend Dan and Co highly enough. The best kept secret between Chichester and Worthing. Have been coming here now for three years, for all my planting/basket requirements. Superb value for what are all extremely healthy plants and shrubs. Can't stop coming back for more and need a bigger garden!

Roger Horlock