Welcome to Athelas Plants

Our Nursery

Athelas  (Ath)-(er)-(lass) is a plant nursery first and foremost rather than just an online plant seller. It is worth making the distinction between the two, because as a plant nursery we get to know our plants, care for our plants and have both knowledge and experience of our plants. We are not about shipping in and shipping out on some production line basis, for us our plants, our plant quality and our plant knowledge is what makes the distinction worth noting.

What our customers say

  • We've been past here a few times and decided to have a look. Wow what a find. So many plants to choose from a lot of which are not normally found in garden centres. Shame we don't have a bigger garden to put some in. Hope cottage tea shop next to it is worth a visit too.

    Yvonne B
  • I often visit this nursery and have seen it grow over a number of years. I always come away with a plant or too. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and there is always a wide selection of plants on offer. Particularly more tropical ones and amazing mature cacti.

    Jacqueline S
  • I use Athelas all the time as I am a landscape gardener. The service is superb and the range of plants is fantastic. Its great to see a family run business that sets the standard.

    Alan P
  • Our first visit today, fabulous place, well organized and some amazing unusual plants, the farm shop & cafe is wonderful providing service with a smile & lovely food, will definitely be returning

    Sue F

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4 weeks ago

Athelas Plants

BUSINESS FOR SALE

We would like to announce that after 12 wonderful years of business, we have decided that the time is now right to sell our beautiful nursery, Athelas Plants.

We have a wonderful customer base and a very good local reputation with both retail and trade customers.

This would be a great opportunity for another family, like us, or someone who just loves plants, to own a successful local business in an idyllic, relaxed environment.

Year on year we have enjoyed increased sales and profits. This business is still growing strong and has the potential to do so for many years to come.

If anyone is interested in our little bit of paradise, then please call Nige Hewitt on 07703 721880 for further information.

Please be assured that, in the meantime, Athelas Plants will be very much business as usual.
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BUSINESS FOR SALE

We would like to announce that after 12 wonderful years of business, we have decided that the time is now right to sell our beautiful nursery, Athelas Plants.

We have a wonderful customer base and a very good local reputation with both retail and trade customers.

This would be a great opportunity for another family, like us, or someone who just loves plants, to own a successful local business in an idyllic, relaxed environment.

Year on year we have enjoyed increased sales and profits. This business is still growing strong and has the potential to do so for many years to come.

If anyone is interested in our little bit of paradise, then please call Nige Hewitt on 07703 721880 for further information. 

Please be assured that, in the meantime, Athelas Plants will be very much business as usual.

 

Comment on Facebook

Good luck to you all 👍🏻

Wishing you continued success and happiness

Sad news for us but very exciting for times for you all! Jackie Richardson, Stephanie Taylor, Mia Ashford can we club together and buy it? (I wish!) xxx

Theresa Jocelyn : (

Oh no. That's not good news. I love your wonderful plants. I would buy it if I could.

Will be sorry to see you go - have bought plants from you and always taken visitors coming to stay to see you and they too always loved returning home with a plant or two. Your advice has always been valuable.

OMG Nooooooo! Best plant nursery in the area. What are we going to do? So sad. Brilliant plant knowledge and help. Fingers crossed that someone will have the foresight to buy this brilliant place. Good luck to you xx

Oh no that’s so sad! 😢

Ohhhh no. You are so specialist, that’s terrible news. Please, please,please don’t sell to someone who doesn’t share your same love of the exotic. There really is no where else. Having said that, I’m sure I’ll see you soon, but if not, good luck for the future.

No, you can’t sell! We love coming over from Eastbourne for advice, purchase amazing plants, get great ideas for our gardens x

No you can’t we need you 😥

Oh no, John is going to need counselling!!! You have all been amazing, and we wish you every success for the future. X

That's very sad news for all of us customers but hope you have a great next adventure. Let's hope your purchasers keep things as they are and keep selling what we love to look at and buy.

Very sad to hear that but wish you all the best x

So sad to hear this but wish you all the very best for the future xx

Oh no, you are the only place I like to get my plants - such a shame

Whaaaa? Nooooo! Don't go! I love coming out to the nursery. You give such great customer service and advice. Oh I'm feel rather sad but wish you the very best.

Oh no we will miss you - but we wish you well in your next adventure - don’t loose touch xx

Remember buying plants almost from day one , lovely people

That's sad news, good luck for your next adventure, have enjoyed coming to see you this passed year, only just found you then , you are nice people x

We love your plants Paul Langridge and I drive especially to you from well over 2hrs away because of your excellent selection of healthy plants and your exceptional knowledge. Will be truly sorry to see you close.

No! We only discovered you last year. All the best

Oh we will miss you. Such a wonderful nursery.

Oh that’s a shock Our garden is testament to the care you have put into your plants, a good 90percent have come from Athelas. So thank you & we wish you all success in future ventures, whatever they may be.

Yeah was just thinking the same, dream job xx

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3 months ago

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Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year. Happy gardening in 2019 🌴🌵🌺🌞 ... See MoreSee Less

Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year. Happy gardening in 2019 🌴🌵🌺🌞

4 months ago

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🎅🎄🤶50% OFF ALL CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS & GIFT IDEAS AT ATHELAS PLANTS🎅🎄🤶

 

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Was sorry you didn't do Christmas trees this year . Last year our tree from you was a perfect shape!

Jane Schubert fancy meeting for a cuppa xx

Claire Kelly

Love to I can then give you my order 🙂

How much is the tin reindeer please the one with the tin Father Christmas

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