Click on the images of seeds to enlarge and see varieties available!
We have plenty of plants for the pollinators too. On milder days you might well see bees out and about at this time of year so make sure they can find the pollen and nectar they need in your garden.
We have a great selection of Hellebores, alongside heathers, Crocus, Snowdrops, winter flowering shrubs and a growing choice of Primroses and Violas.
**25th January update: Applications are now CLOSED**
We are open for 2024 and have job vacancies to fill at our Suffolk nursery!
Please send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org and make sure you include a covering letter.
GARDEN CENTRE / PLANT NURSERY PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
You will be responsible for managing the production of bedding plants, hardy perennials and shrubs, and supervising the production team to maintain high standards.
At Katie's Garden we grow a wide and varied range of garden plants for sale in our on-site retail plant centre and at our local outlets throughout East Suffolk. We now need a keen plantsperson to take on the role of Grower / Supervisor as the business continues to expand.
This is a hands-on role offering an interesting range of duties and responsibilities, and the opportunity to work with a happy and committed team within a locally-focused business. You will also liaise with the retail and dispatch staff, and in time will be involved in planning future production. All potting is carried out by hand, as is the majority of watering.
A full job description is available on application.
We are looking for someone who can offer MOST of the following:
It is ESSENTIAL that you are:
Please apply by email with CV and COVERING LETTER. Applications without a covering letter will not receive a response. Thank you
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £11.50-£13.00 per hour
Expected hours: 28 – 40 per week
GARDEN PLANT SALES MERCHANDISER – OUTLETS
Keen plantsperson to take responsibility for plant displays at our smaller outlets across east Suffolk.
You will be part of a team selecting plants from our extensive nursery range and preparing them for sale. You will make deliveries using our own vans and be responsible for utilising display space effectively and maintaining the quality of stock on sale.
We work with community and charity shops to provide quality plants for sale on a commission basis. This is a core strand of our business with a commitment to support local charities and communities, and we are looking to offer an enhanced service in 2024.
You will liaise with staff at the outlets, many of whom are volunteers, but you will not need to ‘sell’ and there is minimal paperwork. Additional time will be spent on the nursery on plant production tasks and helping in our retail plant centre. You'll be part of the friendly nursery team in a relaxed and social workplace.
There will also be the opportunity to be involved in our outreach events such as the Great Garden Trail and the Suffolk Show. This is an interesting and varied role for the right person who enjoys plants and is keen to expand their knowledge.
Please apply by email with CV and COVERING LETTER. Applications without a covering letter are unlikely to receive a reply. Thank you.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £11.00-£12.00 per hour
Expected hours: 24 – 40 per week
We have now sold out of cut Nordmann Fir Christmas trees for this year. We have limited numbers of Norway Spruce at 5 - 7ft as well as pot-grown Firs and Spruces in a variety of sizes.
Outside we have a lovely selection of evergreen shrubs including Skimmias, Rhododendrons, Camelias, Daphnes and more.
Inside, Cyclamen and Christmas Hyacinths in gift tins are perfect presents for the plant lovers in your life.
Our own gift vouchers are available to buy at the nursery and through our online shop if you think they would like to choose for themselves! Last delivery date is 18th December 2023.
We close for the season 4pm on Wednesday 20th December.
Some have done better than others, which is reflected in the prices, and all are less than normal shop prices for pot-grown trees. Ask at the till and we will take you to see them!
Fight back against the gloomy conditions of winter with some bright and cheerful flowers!
Give your doorsteps and patios an instant lift with our pre-planted pots and containers, filled with pansies, violas, cyclamen and a variety of young shrubs, herbs and alpines.
Our new Christmas Colour Collections are available online now for home delivery, or come in to our Newbourne nursery and pick and choose from our Christmas Hyacinths, Cyclamen and Christmas Rose Hellebores yourself!
You can see the full range listed on our online shop, alongside lots of handy tips. Free delivery possible.
In most cases, in East Anglia autumn is the best time for getting structural plants settled into the garden.
We have fresh stocks of ornamental and fruit trees, fruit bushes and a tantalising range of premium shrubs available now!
Head to our Online Shop to pre-order hedging plants, bareroot roses, bareroot trees and more!
We have lots of plants to keep your beautiful now and through the winter.
Great choice of winter pansies and violas. Fragrant wallflowers, colourful Cyclamen, great balls of Garden Mums, bee-friendly Heathers, hanging baskets and much more besides!
It always seems to come around so soon, but the autumn bulb planting season is nearly here already!
The good gardener is always planning ahead, so if you like to get organised head to our online shop - click here - to pre-order our themed collections.
Bulbs will be available for collection, delivery and purchasing at the nursery from early September.
Early-spring flowering bulbs such as Crocus and Rockery Iris are best planted September/October; late-spring flowerers such as Tulips and Alliums needn't go in until November or even December.
First varieties we expect to have in the shop this autum are listed below!
We are nearly out of summer bedding for this year but we are still packed with plants to brighten up your beds & borders, pots & planters for months (and years) to come!
Highlights include over 20 varieties of Salvia - including perennial and half-hardy types - hardy bush Fuchsias which are an excellent low-maintenance, bee-friendly option for brightening up shadier spots, very long-flowering Dahlias, multi-stemmed Sunflowers, and lots of drought-tolerant shrubs, perennials, lavenders, alpines and herbs.
By popular demand, our latest themed display at the nursery is 'Deer-Proof Plants'!
It joins our themed collections of Butterfly Friendly; Drought Tolerant; Plants for Pots; Easy Care Evergreen Shrubs.
Get inspired in the Advice section of this website - click here - or pick up plant list handouts by the till.