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The Nursery

York

Hidden, attractive and productive 1 acre organic garden behind suburban house (not open). Wide range of top and soft fruit with over 100 fruit trees, many in trained form. Many different vegetables grown both outside and under cover incl a large 20m greenhouse. Productive areas interspersed with informal ornamental plantings providing colour and habitat for wildlife.
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    Formerly a suburban commercial nursery, this is now a one acre plus organic garden with a mix of fruit and vegetables and ornamental plantings. A wide range of vegetables are grown in beds and in traditional rows. There are several greenhouses including a 20m long structure used for tomatoes, peppers, aubergines etc. Fruit is a speciality with over 100 apples and pears, some as trained trees others as larger forms, plus soft fruit in a large fruit cage. Ornamental plantings focus on wildlife friendly plants with a small woodland garden and borders in an informal style.

Features and Attractions

The extensive planting of different forms and varieties of fruit trees make this an interesting garden for groups to visit by appointment at blossom and fruiting times in addition to the main summer openings.

The Nursery- Canceled

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On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

Admission by donation

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening
Owner Information

Tony Chalcraft & Jane Thurlow
01904 781691
janeandtonyatthenursery@hotmail.co.uk

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How to find us

The Nursery
15 Knapton Lane
Acomb
York
Yorkshire
YO26 5PX

2½m W of York.
  • More detailed directions
    From A1237 take B1224 direction Acomb. At r'about turn L (Beckfield Ln.), after 150 metres Turn L.

More about The Nursery

Formerly a suburban commercial nursery, this is now a one acre plus organic garden with a mix of fruit and vegetables and ornamental plantings. A wide range of vegetables are grown in beds and in traditional rows. There are several greenhouses including a 20m long structure used for tomatoes, peppers, aubergines etc. Fruit is a speciality with over 100 apples and pears, some as trained trees others as larger forms, plus soft fruit in a large fruit cage. Ornamental plantings focus on wildlife friendly plants with a small woodland garden and borders in an informal style.

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