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Mucklestone Plant Nursery

Address : Rock Lane
Address : Mucklestone
Town/City : Market Drayton
County : Shropshire
Country : England
Post code : TF9 4FA
Phone : 01630 674284
Web Site :  www.botanyplants.co.uk

Specialist Plant Centre

Mucklestone Nurseries is specialises in a complimentary range of plants better suited to the cooler, wetter, more acidic conditions of the north and west of Britain. 


shrops-mucklest-2Mucklestone Nurseries is a plant nursery set up by William and Louise Friend. Their main nursery and home is in Kent where they grow 'Mediterranean' plants, suited to the dry, exposed but mild micro-climate of the Isle of Thanet and chalk soils. At Mucklestone Nurseries they are able to grow a complimentary range of plants suited to the moister, more acidic conditions of the west and north of Britain, including a wide range of bamboos, trees. shrubs and perennials. The garden areas and arboretum extend around the Farmhouse, Nursery and Business centre areas allowing the maintenance of stocks of a wide range of plants of proven name, hardiness and suitability to the area for propagation. William compares the operation of his sites to the Oxford gardens and parks of his alma mater and the biblical Oasis of Ein Gedi , as both a community home and workplace amongst a living plant collection . The Ein Gedi kibbutz , by the dead sea, has built up a unique botanical collection of dessert plants from around the world.


We are /offer :
 A family run plant nursery in a stunning rural landscape.
 Close to David Austin's Roses, Hodnet, Wollaton, Bridgemere, Trentham and Dorothy Clive Gardens
 A 1000 different trees shrubs and perennials suitable to local conditions available- which can be seen growing around the gardens and grounds.
 Christmas Trees of all sizes cut to order during 1st week of December .
 business premises available to rent .
 fishing club membership .
Visitors can explore the gardens , fishing lakes and business areas during open hours .

Mucklestone Nurseries is in a stunning location, with views across to North Wales and Shropshire and across to Mucklestone Church.Generations of William's family have served the parish as Rectors of St. Mary's. Mucklestone Garden and Businesess Centre are set amongst extensive native woodlands, ponds and natural unimproved meadows, these are managed to enhance these habitats for the many species found there such as wild daffodils and native dormice.
Mucklestone Nurseries and Business Center has a Spring Woodland Trail starting from the nursery. Items of of geological, botanical and general interest can be seen along the route. A full copy of these 'teachers notes' and map is available to download, and can form a useful teaching aid for students of all ages. The trail from the Nursery can be taken during opening hours in April and the first week of May.
Plants from both nurseries are available on the website www.botanyplants.co.uk. for order and can be taken to either nursery for collection. The nursery is open Wed-Thurs all year and Saturdays from April-July , at other times make an appointment – please check with Chris first.
Mucklestone Garden and Business centre is home to many small businesses, directly on the farm, the nursery buildings ,the woodyard and also in the Business Centre- the main block is in the old farm buildings in the village, and Beasley Barns are in the middle of the farm in a picturesque parkland area , that used to host the North Staffordshire point to point races on Easter Saturday for many years. If you are looking to relocate your business, or just looking for a 'mancave' or 'studio space' why not join us in this attractive rural setting , where we can tailor premises to your requirements. Will 07714241668 .

Wed.-Fri., all year , + Sat. (Apr. – July, & Dec)
Phone or text Chris M: 07708 534356


Mucklestone Fisheries

004-768x512We have a range of fishing lakes at Mucklestone Fisheries . Enjoy a pleasant time in quiet surroundings . Limited membership numbers .
Fishing for Members Only , Download membership application form below . Joining fee £10, Membership £30/yr.. Renewal from 1st Jan thereafter . Trial Day as Guest of member -free . Children under 16 free with adult member . Trial Day , £10/day – prior payment with application form at Nursery, refunded on joining .
Late /lapsed renewals are subject to a further re-joining fee from 1st May .

Tel. William Friend – 07714 241668

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