Yes that’s right! we are adding plants and flowers into the mix!
Whilst we are still finding our feet we won’t be offering delivery just yet. So all plants will need to be collected for the time being.
Oakfield Lane Garden & Houseplant Nursery, is a newly established plant nursery. Located inside Trade Timber Supplies on Oakfield Lane, Market Warsop, Nottinghamshire, NG20 0JG. We have a massive selection of alpines, perennials, annuals, flowers, shrubs, hedging and fruit trees in stock.
we have two poly tunnels and lots of lovely outdoor space filled with plants and flowers.
Not forgetting the jewel in the crown. Not only one but two floors absolutely stacked with beautiful, tropical house plants many of which, you will struggle to find locally.
Open to the public 7 days a week!
(well behaved dogs welcome)
Whilst we cant always guarantee stock and availability, we can definitely guarantee that you will find something that you like!
These robust perennials bloom over a long period, attracting bees and butterflies to their daisy-like flower heads. Echinacea purpurea is tough and reliable, coping well on most soils and happily tolerating coastal conditions. This hardy perennial is undemanding and easy to grow and blends seamlessly into cottage garden planting schemes. Coneflowers are perfect for ‘filling out’ the back of herbaceous borders, and make excellent cut flowers aswell.
Hydrangeas have immense flower heads, flaunting an old-fashioned charm in the summertime. They prefer partial sun with full sun in the morning, followed by some afternoon shade. This is especially true for the Bigleaf hydrangea (H. macrophylla). Some varieties are more tolerant of full sun. Most hydrangeas will thrive in fertile, well-draining soils that receive plenty of moisture.
Also known as coral bells, they tend to grow in dense clumps and have brightly coloured foliage. Thriving in shade they make great groundcover plants. Plants are mainly grown for their foliage and inconspicuous flowers in summer add to their charm.
Long-flowering plants really stand out in borders, summer bedding, containers. Perennials tend to be yellow flowered, whereas those grown as annuals are available in a wider colour range, with shades of yellow, orange, dark red or brown. The foliage can be hairy or smooth and comes in green or grey. Rudbeckias grow well in moderately fertile, moisture retentive but not saturated soil, flowering best in full sun.
Hellebores are classic plants for winter interest, with elegant, nodding blooms in shades of green, white, pink or ruby. These perennials have a long flowering period, lasting well into spring. Mainly evergreen with handsome leaves, thriving in shady placements providing an elegant and attractive feel.
One of the showiest of all border plants, bearing huge, daisy-type flowers in vivid shades of yellow, red, and orange. Most gaillardias are hardy perennials but there are a few annual varieties. Growing well on sunny borders or large pots can reach up to 75cm. Great for attracting pollinators.
Rosa can be deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs or scrambling climbers, with usually thorny stems bearing compound pinnate leaves and solitary or clustered flowers.
Geranium sanguineum, commonly called bloody cranesbill or bloodred geranium, is an herbaceous, clump-forming perennial that typically grows in a mound to 9-12” tall with white-hairy trailing stems spreading over time to as much as 60cm wide it performs best in full sun or part shade and in well-drained soils. This plant is not fussy about climate conditions (including hot, humid weather) and soils provided they are well-drained.
Upright bushy bedding dahlias with pale green foliage and a prolific display of double yellow flowers during summer. ideal for borders and patio containers. Dahlias are not hardy and will need some protection over winter.
The perennial Lobelias have upright spikes of large flowers, not at all like the more familiar trailing types grown in hanging baskets. They are terrific plants for the boggy garden, adapting well to ‘wet feet’, but growing equally well under average conditions. ideal for use in borders and patio containers whilst being attractive to butterflies.
A clump-forming herbaceous perennial with long stalks formed with divided green leaves and tall spikes packed with sky-blue flowers with white centre or ‘bees’ in summer. Perfect in a mixed border or ideal as a cut flower.
ferns are a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers. They differ from mosses by being vascular, i.e., having specialized tissues that conduct water and nutrients and in having life cycles in which the branched sporophyte is the dominant phase.
English lavender is a common flowering plant originally native to the mediterranean region. Today it is often used in scented products such as candles, oils, perfumes & soaps. Lavendar is a semi-woody plant with narrow, gray-green leaves on square stems. Purple flowers appear late spring to early summer.
Attractive & hardy salvia bears masses of pretty flowers throughout the summer and into autumn, salvia is the largest genus of plants in the sage family Lamiaceae, with nearly 1000 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals.
Honeysuckles are arching shrubs or twining vines in the genus Lonicera of the family Caprifoliaceae. We keep a selection of honeysuckles in stock from early dutch to japanese varieties.
Bay can be grown in a number of ways. It thrives in containers, especially if watered regularly and positioned in a sheltered spot. In the garden, bay trees grow as a large bushy shrub or small tree, reaching a height of 7.5m or more. Bay can also be turned into topiary (trees or shrubs cut or trained into specified shapes, specimens which can be shaped into pyramid, ball or “lollipop” standards, and some have ornately plaited or spirally trained stems.
Wisterias climb by twining their stems around any available support. W. floribunda (Japanese wisteria) twines clockwise when viewed from above, while W. sinensis (Chinese wisteria) twines counterclockwise. This is an aid in identifying the two most common species of wisteria. They can climb as high as 20m above the ground and spread out 10m laterally.
A traditional conifer with bright golden-yellow foliage which grows upwards to a point. Originating from Monterey California on the west coast of America, this cypress tree has a natural resistance to salt water – making it a popular choice in seaside locations around Britain. Fast-growing, it is a versatile plant that can be used for hedging, windbreaks, or even trained into a topiary shape. The leaves of the Goldcrest Cypress hold their colour all-year-round and emit a lovely lemon scent when trimmed or cut.
Evergreen Spindle Tree.
Euonymus japonicus is a species of flowering plant in the family Celastraceae, native to Japan, Korea and China. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing to 2–8 m tall, with opposite, oval leaves 3–7 cm long with finely serrated margins. The flowers are inconspicuous, greenish-white, 5 mm diameter.
Phyllostachys nigra is one of the most beloved and useful bamboos when designing a garden because of its unusual jet black culms. New culms emerge green every spring and gradually turn black in one to three years, creating a constant contrast of light and dark culms that is brought together by its slender, dark green leaves.
The olive, botanical name Olea europaea, meaning ‘European olive’, is a species of small tree or shrub in the family Oleaceae, found traditionally in the Mediterranean Basin. When in shrub form, it is known as Olea europaea ‘Montra’, dwarf olive, or little olive.
Chinese Windmill Palm.
Large fan-shaped leaves. Good rate of growth. Withstands temperatures of -15°C (5°F) or below if sheltered. This is the one species of palm that can be grown widely in the UK, though the leaves may be damaged by high winds in cold, northerly, exposed sites.
Japanese maples are easy to grow in containers or in the ground, with most preferring a sheltered, shady spot. Small and slow growing with a graceful habit and beautiful foliage, they’re the perfect choice for even the tiniest of gardens.
Buxus Sempervirens, the common box, European box or boxwood, is a species of flowering plant in the genus buxus. The plants specific epithet sempervirens stands for ‘always green’ the plant produces fragrant, non-showy creamy yellow flowers.
Zamioculcas Zamiifolia, the zz plant is a flowering green plant native to eastern africa, it also gets the name emerald green palm because of its bright, glossy colour. Today the zz plant is grown around the world as a house plant, in part because it is easy to grow and care for.
ZZ Plant Zamioculcas Zamiifolia
Height: 30 – 60cm
Spread: 60 – 120cm
Position: Indoors, partial sun to full shade
Goeppertia Zebrina also called the zebra plant is an evergreen perennial that will grow from 61 to 91cm tall, with light green leaves accented by dark green stripes, it blooms in summer with purple or white flowers.
Swiss Cheese Plant.
The swiss cheese plant produces bright, glossy leaves and makes a popular houseplant. The nickname swiss cheese plant refers to the holes that develop in the plants leaves.
Wild banana, strelitzia nicolai is a tropical tree that will grow from 8 – 9m tall. It has banana type leaves and a palm-tree-like trunk. It blooms in spring with unusual flowers that resemble a bird.
Musa Acuminata ‘Dwarf Cavendish’ Banana Plant, this is a dwarf hybrid of the popular Cavendish Banana that has been grown indoors since victorian times. This cultivar only grows to approximately 2m which is much smaller than the parent plant, this plant tends to be grown more for its evergreen leaves than its fruit, which will only appear in perfect conditions.
Cavendish Banana Musa Acuminata
Position Indoors, fullsun, partial shade
The peace lily gets its scientific name Spathiphyllum wallisii from a combination of two greek words ‘spath’ and ‘phyl’ which means spoon and leaves, respectively. The large graceful white spathe of the peace lily resembles a white flag, which is an international symbol of truce or peace.
The dragon tree is an evergreen tree often cultivated as an ornamental houseplant. It is no wonder why the dragon tree is one of the most popular houseplants. Its richly coloured, olive green leaves and thick stems are very aesthetic. Aside from its looks the dragon tree is said to have good air purifying qualities as with many other indoor plants.
Dragon Tree Dracaena reflexa var angustifolia
Height: 1.0 – 3.0m
Spread: 50 – 80cm
Position: Indoors, full sun, partial sun
The spineles yucca is a flowering evergreen shrub. growing in warm climates throughout Central America and nearby islands. When growing spineless yucca as a houseplant, it is important not to overwater the plant.
Spineless Yucca ‘Elephantipes’ Yucca Gigantea
Spread: 4.5 – 8.0m
Position: Partial sun to full sun
Vriesea maxoniana is also called the flaming sword and is often cultivated as a houseplant for its bright flowers, for optimal growth flaming sword should be grown in bright indirect light, indoors.
Pink Flaming Sword Vriesea Maxoniana
Happy Yellow Flaming Sword Vriesea Maxoniana
Yellow Butterfly Palm
Dypsis lutescens the yellow butterfly palm is a flowering plant that originated in madagascar. Other names are the golden cane palm and yellow palm. In tropical regions it is grown as an outdoor plant for ornamental horticulture in temperate regions It is grown indoors as a houseplant.
Yellow Butterfly Palm Dypsis Lutescens
Height: 6.0 – 9.0m
Spread: 3.0 – 6.0m
Position: Indoors, partial sun to full sun
Golden Polpody, Hare-Foot Fern
Golden Polypody or Phlembodium aureum, is an evergreen fern that is commonly grown as an easy care houseplant. It’s blue green fronds grow and spread through fuzzy, creeping rhizomes.
Golden Polpody, Hare-Foot Fern Phlebodium Aureum
Height: 30 – 120cm
Spread: 50 – 60cm
Position: Bright indirect sunlight, high humidity
Heart of Jesus
The heart of jesus is a poisonus leafy plant Its paper thin, heart shaped leaves lend the plant its common nickname along with other names like ‘angel wings’ and ‘elephant ear’.
Heart of Jesus Caladium Bicolor
Height: 15 – 60cm
Spread: 30 – 60cm
Position: Indoors, partial sun to full shade
Long Leaf Fig
Many long leaf fig species have elongated leaves, but this particular species Ficus Maclellandii, is commonly referred to as the long leaf fig. In the horticultural context, the long leaf fig is most present in the form of a cultivar called ‘Alii’ and can be cultivated as a houseplant.
Long Leaf Fig Ficus Maclellandii
Height: 2.0 – 3.0m
Position: Bright direct sunlight less than one foot from a window
Tri-colour stromanthe is a popular houseplant, known for its bright green and red or yellow leaves. It is easy to care for and can grow in different environments, also makes a great house plant as it is non toxic to pets.
Tri-color Stromanthe Stromanthe Thalia
Height: 60 – 90cm
Spread: 30 – 60cm
Position: Indirect light, partial shade
A commonly grown houseplant, furry feather is named for the furry texture of the underside of its leaves. This tropical plant needs warm temperatures, indirect light, and high humidity to thrive. It may grow small yellow flowers in perfect conditions.
Furry Feather Goeppertia Rufibarba
Height: 60 – 90cm
Spread: 30 – 50cm
Position: Warm, indirect light and high humidity
Never Never Plant
Never never plant is a tropical perrenial plant that is native to brazil. Grown indoors or on the patio, it requires bright indirect light in moist, well drained soil. it has small inconspicuous whitish-yellow flowers appear throughout the year.
Never Never Plant Ctenanthe Setosa ‘Grey Star’
Height: 1.0 – 2.0m
Spread: 60 – 90cm
Position: Bright indirect light, moist well drained soil and high humidity
The Nephrolepis exaltata is commonly known as the boston fern or sword fern. It is a common and popular houseplant native to tropical environments. while the boston fern can survive droughts, it prefers humid environments and should be misted regularly. It is generally considered to be non toxic and pet friendly.
Rough Maidenhair Fern
Adiantum hispidulum, rough maidenhair fern is a species of fern that is highly popular as an ornamental houseplant.
Rough Maidenhair Fern Adiantum Hispidulum
Spread: 30 – 90cm
Position: Bright room, indirect sunlight away from draughts, soil should be kept moist
Southern Maidenhair Fern
The southern maidenhair fern is known for its extract, which is often used to make an oil that is an ingredient in shampoo. This fern is also unique because it can shed water without feeling wet. These plants are easy to grow in shade or bright indirect light and thrive in moist but not soggy soil.
Southern Maidenhair Fern Adiantum capillus-veneris
Height: 15 – 30cm
Spread: 30 – 45cm
Position: Partial shade or bright indirect light
African Milk Tree
The african milk tree, euphorbia trigona ‘rubra’ is a succulent species that is considered very easy to care for in cultivation. It is also commonly known as the good luck plant. for optimal growth, african milk trees should be planted in well drained soil and full sunlight. The african milk tree has a milky white sap that is poisonous and can cause skin irritation.
African Milk Tree Euphorbia Trigona ‘Rubra’
Silver Inch Plant
The silver inch plant is a popular trailing plant known for its attractive foliage with zebra-like stripes of green, silver, and purple. Tradescantia zebrina is very easy to care for and can be hung or placed indoors. The plant grows fast with the creeping stems bearing roots along the way, making it suitable for ground cover.
Silver Inch Plant Tradescantia Zebrina
Height: 15 – 30cm
Spread: 30 – 60cm
Position: Partial sun to full shade
Venus Fly Trap
The venus fly trap is a carnivorous flowering plant. It engulfs and consumes insects that enter its hinged jaws, which are modified parts of the leaves getting its name from Venus the roman love goddess. Venus flytraps employ a sweet-scented nectar to entice thier prey.
Purple Pitcher Plant
Found in wetlands and damp forests across North America, the purple pitcher plant has a highly unusual feature – it is carnivorous. The pitcher shaped leaves are able to trap and the digest insects that are unfortunate enough to fall into their liquid interiors.
Purple Pitcher Plant Sarracenia Purpurea
Position: Full sun to partial sun
Anthurium andraeanum also known as the flamingo flower is an ornamental perennial plant, famous for its pink or bright red heart shaped flowers with very prominant pistils. Aside from its decorative attributes, flamingo flower is said to have excellent air purifying qualities.
Flamingo Flower Anthurium Andraeanum
Height: 30 – 60cm
Spread: 20 – 30cm
Position: Partial sun to full shade
Flamingo Flower Anthurium Andraeanum
Maranta Leuconeura, the prayer plant is a common houseplant and is known as a prayer plant due to it raising its leaves in a prayer motion during the evening. This plant requires indirect sunlight, high humidity and minimum temperatures of 15 degrees celsius
Prayer Plant Maranta Leuconeura
Height: 30 – 40cm
Spread: 30 – 40cm
Position: indirect sunlight, high humidity with a minimum temperature of 15 degrees celsius
Ficus Benjamina is an evergreen tree native to Asia and Australia, It is one of the most popular houseplants in the world, known for its elegant, glossy leaves. However people with allergies should avoid weeping fig, considering it is a major source of indoor allergens. All parts of the plant are poisonous except for the fruit.
Weeping Fig Ficus Benjamina Samantha
Turtle Shell Orchid
The turtle shell orchid, rossioglossum ampliatum is native to mexico, central america and northwestern South america. Turtle shell orchids should be watered when their potting mix soil starts to become dry. They require fertilizer and bright diffused light, they may flower at any time, but the heaviest period is in the autumn.
Elephant Ear ‘Stingray’
The uniquely shaped foliage sets upright Elephant Ear ‘Stingray’ apart from other species in the genus. The appearance of a tail and wings is also why the plant get its name ‘Stingray’ alocasia. It is often grown as a houseplant.
‘Stingray’ Upright Elephant Ear Alocasia macrorrhizos
Height: 3.6 – 4.5m
Position: Bright indirect sunlight, warm temperatures and high humidity
Parlor Palm is a palm tree native to Mexico and Guatemala where it grows in rainforest environments, Parlor palm is widely cultivated as a house plant and grows well in light soil out of direct sunlight.
One of the Rhaphidophora tetrasperma’s nicknames is ‘Monstera minima,’ making it easy to confuse with the ‘Monstera’ species of the same name. However mini monstera is completely distinct from the other and is actually a member of the Philodendron family, with its common name coming from the resemblance to a miniature version of Monstera deliciosa complete with it complex leaf shape and dark green colour.
Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’ is named for its large shield-shaped leaves. This elephant ear hybrid has particularly glossy and dark leaves being a tropical forest native it prefers indirect sunlight, making it an excellent houseplant although its large size does means that it needs plenty space a large container and plenty of water.
Elephants Ear Alocasia ‘Regal Shields’
Height: 1.2 – 1.5m
Spread: 1.0 – 1.5m
Position: Prefers a shaded location with filtered indirect sunlight
Syngonium podophyllum is a beautiful foilage plant, one of the most popular species of the Araceae family. Due to its air purifying qualities and good looks, arrow head plants are often cultivated as houseplants, however every part of this plant is toxic, so it is best kept away from pets & children.
Calathea Prayer Plant
Geoppertia concinna, its striking leaves make prayer plants a popular garden plant in tropical regions and a houseplant in colder climates. It produces clusters of brilliant green leaves with darker markings, similar to animal print.
The Kris-Plant Alocasia Sanderiana is a vigorous tropical perrennial with prominently lobed leaves that have broad, silvery white veins and red-green undersides. This indigenous mindanao plant grows primarily on moist hillsides, low elevated deep forest areas, whilst also frequently being grown for ornamental purposes.
Kris-Plant Alocasia Sanderiana
Position: Full bright, indirect sunlight
Calathea Jungle Velvet
Calathea warscewiczii is a popular houseplant, grown for its interesting foliage. Like most plants in the genus, the leaves open and fold depending on the light conditions. Its uniquely coloured leaves make this species stand out, with varying shades of green on the top and a dark burgundy colour underneath.
Calathea Jungle Rose
Calathea jungle rose goeppertia roseopicta is a plant species commonly cultivated as a houseplant. Jungle rose is native to Central America and under the right growth conditions can bear cream coloured flower cones.
Scarlet-Star, guzmania Lingulata is a flowering plant also known as the droophead tufted airplant. Scarlett Star is commonly cultivated as an ornamental houseplant and can be grown with other plants such as cycads, begonias and dracaenas.
An evergreen perennial herb with succulent leaves that are arranged into a rosette, leaves are green to grey and sometimes have white spots on the surface. they have sharp, pinkish spines along the edges, filled with gooey flesh that stores water for survival in dry conditions.
Rubber Plant, Ficus Elastica is a large tree often grown indoors for ornamental use, it boasts wide, glossy, oval leaves. Its milky white latex was once used for making rubber before the para rubber tree came into use, hence the name rubber plant.
Philodendron Xanadu often called ‘winterbourn’ is cultivated for indoor use, thriving in brighter conditions than most other philodendrons, this plant does best in direct artificial light or direct sunlight. the plant will turn yellow if left in too moist conditions.
Money Tree, Pachira glabra is a tropical tree and can often be found in small pots as braided bonsai. They have a showy trunk that will stay hued with green throughout maturity, mostly grown for their large attractive white and fragrant blooms and large green pods containing edible seeds.
Dracaena Fragrans also known as a fortune plant is an evergreen slow growing perennial shrub native to tropical africa. it has been widely grown in europe since the 1800’s, it bears glossy green foliage, resembling corn leaves growing on top of a thick cane.