Ian and Teresa Moss


Growers of Hardy and Unusual Plants






In 2016, after 14 years in the horticultural business, we decided to hang up our trowels and retire from our business. However, we are still propagating and growing for our own garden, and when we have a surplus of home propagated plants we will still take them out to the occasional Plant Fair for sale. Our interest remains with hardy and unusual perennial plants; the vast majority of the plants that we will offer in the future will be hardy and half-hardy salvias propagated from our collection of nearly 100 varieties.


The plants we will offer will be grown in our gardens here in Somerset; all are propagated by us. We use the minimum of winter protection, and no heat, with the exception of some of our half-hardy salvias. We take pride in producing plants of the highest quality that will establish well in your garden and which are also excellent value for money.



Plant Fairs


This year we will be selling our plants occasionally through a small selection of Rare Plant Fairs, which we’ll be attending as organisers as well.



Ian and Teresa will continue to organize the Rare Plant Fair specialist plant fairs in 2017.  Now in their 23rd season, the fairs are held in beautiful and prestigious gardens, making a day out at one of our fairs a really enjoyable experience for everyone, whether a novice or experienced gardener. Relax and enjoy refreshments, often homemade, at all of the venues.


At every one of the fairs there is the opportunity to buy interesting and unusual plants from our nurseries, all of whom are genuine growers dedicated to offering you well-grown plants and advice on the plants they sell. The admission fee for each of our Fairs is a combined package and includes access to the Fair and Gardens, and the price is generally the same as the normal admission fee for the garden only.


For more information about Rare Plant Fairs please visit the dedicated website at www.rareplantfair.co.uk



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