About Us - Hampshire Carnivorous Plants Ltd
We will be having nine open weekends this year so don't forget to put them in your diaries! It will be a fantastic opportunity to see and buy the plants at different stages in the year and meet other keen carnivorous plant growers at Stroudwood nursery the UK's largest carnivorous plant nursery.
Why not come along to one of our open weekends, no need to book, on the UK’s largest carnivorous plant nursery ,always well worth a visit , not only will you find the largest selection of carnivorous plants in the UK but it’s good to see how we are growing the plants here on the nursery and meet up with other growers, refreshment’s available. We will be open from 10am to 4pm each day.
2023 open weekends
25th 26th March 10am to 4 pm - Our first open weekend of the year ! this early open weekend is the ideal time to buy temperate plants and compost
22nd 23rd Apr 10am to 4 pm - Great time of year to see Sarracenia in full bloom , everything is really springing into to life at this time of year
27th 28th 29th of May 3 days ! 10am to 4pm - The perfect time of year to see many of the plants at their best especially the Sarracenia , we will have a huge range available species and hybrids including some of the more unusual forms, as well as pots compost books and other sundry items. We are the highest awarded carnivorous plant nursery and holders of 21 consecutive Chelsea Gold medals so we know a thing or two about getting the plants to look their best at this time of year .
24th - 25th June 10am to 4pm The Sarracenia flavas and most of the hybrids will have coloured up nicely and the Nepenthes are looking great at this time of the year too. We will have a huge range of plants for sale and sundry items.
22nd 23rd July 10am - 4pm Great time to visit the nursery over the holiday period, plenty of plants to see, plus you can usually count on the weather being good.
12th 13th Aug 10am - 4pm Huge range of plants available for sale also the bog garden plants are usually at their best at this time of year
7th 8th Oct 10am - 4pm You will be able to see the leucophylla and any of the hybrids with this species at their absolute best. This is a great time of year to compare your plants with ours as winter dormancy approaches its reassuring to see our plants will be dying back as well.
28th 29th Oct 10am - 4pm End of season open weekend, we have added this late event as plants were looking so good at this time last year.
Flower Shows we will be attending in 2023
BBC Gardeners world Spring Fair Beaulieu 29th April to 1st May www.
RHS Malvern spring flower show 5th to 8th May www.rhsmalvernspring.co.uk
BBC Gardeners world live Live 16th to 19th June www.
RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 4th to 9th July www.rhs.org.uk
RHS Wisley flowershow 6th to 11th September www.rhs.org.uk
Malvern Autumn Show 23rd to 25th September www.malvernautumn.co.uk
Here at Hampshire carnivorous plants, we have been growing carnivorous plants for some thirty-five years and for the last 22 of those years, exhibiting at Royal Horticultural Society shows around the country. During this time we have been awarded in excess of one hundred R.H.S. gold medals (this includes twenty one consecutive Chelsea 'Golds') attaining both the Witan and Anthony Huxley Awards in 1998. Since 2000 we have won 'Best in Show' awards at Gardening Scotland, Malvern Autumn, BBC Gardeners world live, RHS Tatton Park and National Amateur Gardening Show making us the highest awarded Carnivorous plant nursery in the UK by far! Our highest award to date was The Tudor Rose Award at 2004, 2010 and 2011 Hampton Court Palace flower shows. At the end of September 2016, we were awarded Best in the show for the third time at the RHS Malvern flower show.
We moved to our currant site 8 years ago in Lower Upham, Near Winchester where the plants are now housed in 1/2 acre Venlo greenhouse, the plants get uninterrupted sunlight from sunrise to sunset which is great especially for the Sarracenia and venus fly traps which colour up exceptionally well during the growing season.
We sell an extensive range of top quality carnivorous plants, books, composts and sundry items for both the 'beginner' and the keen enthusiast. We use an efficient courier service - when plants leave us they arrive with you the next day, and in most cases are sent ready potted. All of our plants are packed with great care and can be sent out at all times of the year if you wish.
Once your order is received we will acknowledge it by email, so be sure to include this information, together with a contact mobile telephone number, we can then advise you each step of the way, right through to dispatch and arrival date. Any special instructions, like say, where your parcel should be left should you not be at home, or any particular day you would like it to arrive can be accommodated. (With the exclusion of weekends and Bank Holidays)
If you would prefer to visit the nursery to pick your plants up yourself please call Matthew on 07703258296 to arrange a day and time to come over, we have many varieties that are not on the webshop!
We try to update our website as often as possible to advise you of any new plants or 'special offers'
So if you are looking for the best quality carnivorous plants at reasonable prices you have come to the right place!
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