News & Events

Check here often for the latest news and events that we’re hosting at King John’s Nursery and Gardens. We’ll be posting everything from what’s cooking in the cafe to the next up and coming event, and all else in between. If it’s worth talking about, it’s sure to be here!

Fairy hunt 1st April - 15th

1 April 2018 to 15 April 2018

The fairies will be back, emerging from there winter slumber there beautiful little houses apear as if by magic. This year I have heard there will more dwellings than ever before. It costs £2.50 for each child to do the hunt and we have maps of the garden and where best to look for the little imps.

We also have a display all about fairies in the shop including an incredibly rare letter written by a relative of mine who saw fairies in their local wood. The letter is very early dated to the mid 1700's.

Open for National Garden Scheme

11 March 2018Events

Our first opening of the year for the NGS is on 11th March, come and see the spring flowers in this beautiful rural setting, with wonderful views, a lovely retreat from everyday life.

Farmers market

10 February 2018 to 11 February 2018

Our next farmers market is on 10th March. It will be open from 9.30am-12pm alongside the nursery, garden and cafe.

We have childrens cookery workshops running at the same time, if you would like your children to get involved please contact Briony and then you can shop and have a coffee undisturbed.

Look forward to seeing you there.

A few favourite ferns

5 October 2015 • All About Plants

Woodwardia unigemmata ‘jewelled chain fern’

This is a truly magnificent fern from Eastern Asia, which I love for various reasons.