Delivery will be via our Next Working Day Courier

or Royal Mail Packet Post - dispatch times vary depending on the contents of the order, please see below.

Delivery of Bulbs & Plants 
Please check which category of bulbs / plants you have ordered (use your order confirmation and click the bulb/plant to show on our website, the category will be shown at the top of the page). Check the list below for delivery times but also bare in mind the stock level or back in stock date that was showing on our website at the time of ordering (not what the back in stock date is showing at the moment).

Bulbs in the green - supplied when the plants are growing, in flower and after flowering during their natural UK growing season, whilst in stock. They are available from Jan/Feb up to late April depending on species.
Flower Bulbs, Autumn Planting - supplied throughout Autumn when the bulbs are dormant. Your order will be with you in good time for the planting season, starting late August / early September through to December. They will root, over-winter and then grow / flower in Spring.
Bare Root Perennials - We send these plants out whilst in the dormant stage as bare roots (little soil / no pots) from January / February through to late April depending on the variety.
Flower Bulbs, Summer Floweringsupplied from early spring to late May, when they are dormant. Summer bulbs, such as alliums, agapanthus and cannas, should be planted in spring, when the soil is beginning to warm up.
Strawberry Plants - supplied from March through to June. 

The dates shown above are the ideal time to plant these bulbs/plants. We accept orders in advance which we keep on back order until they are ready to dispatch. If you pay using a card no money will be taken until the bulbs are ready to dispatch. Paypal is an instant payment method and funds will be taken at the point of ordering. Ordering in advance will secure you first deliveries and will reserve you your bulbs should they be in short supply that year.

If a mixed order is placed (bulbs/plants from different categories) we may hold your order to dispatch together.

Delivery (non-plant orders) Your order will be dispatched within 5 working days although usually much quicker. We use different methods of carriage depending on your order value and weight - Next working Day Courier and Royal Mail Packet Post.

Carriage Cost (delivery to UK only)
Mainland UK - £3.95 per order, no matter how large your order or how many different items it contains - Delivery to England, Wales and parts of Scotland excluding Highlands & Islands (see below for restricted postcodes and locations).

Other UK - Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Isles & Isles of Scilly (Postcodes AB31-38, AB40-56, BT, GY, HS, IM, IV1-28, IV30-32, IV36-40, IV41-49, IV51-56, IV63, JE, KW1-14, KW15-17, PA20, PA21-38, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH4-41, PH42-44, PH49-50, TR21-25, ZE).

After listening to our customers who live in these regions we have put together a new system for charging carriage more accurately so that customers who wish to place smaller orders can take advantage of the same great savings offered to mainland UK customers without having to pay a premium for delivery.

There are 2 price bands for the restricted postcode areas shown above in red depending on the total weight/size of your order:-

Total Weight of Order is less than 2kg with no items longer than 1m - £3.95 per order
Total Weight of Order is over 2kg - £14.95 per order

Northern Ireland
From January 1st 2021 flower bulbs / plants / bare roots etc are on the regulated items list and at present we are unable to to send these products to Northern Ireland.

Non-delivery of goods
Please check the item listing as some bulbs and plants are not dispatched immediately. We guarantee to deliver all orders within 28 days of ordering (during season). If we are unable to deliver within 28 days we will only proceed with an order after your agreement.