2016 Catalogue.

Fairweather’s 2016 Catalogue now available

Are new 2016 catalogue is now available. All copies have been posted to our mailing list. If you have not received your copy yet then please contact sharon@fairweathers.co.uk

One of the more unusual ways to deliver a catalogue was when Patrick…  Continue Reading »

West Country Lupin Range

Lupinus Rachel de Thame from Fairweathers Nursery

Great new additions to West Country Lupin range at Fairweather’s

West Country Lupins Lupins hadn’t changed much since the introduction of the Russell hybrids back in 1939. Then in 1996 Sarah Conibear from West Country Nursery saw a Channel 4 programme called ‘Bloom’ which featured Lupins and…  Continue Reading »

Where are nurseries going?

Patrick Fairweather’s article from newPlantsandFlowers and Fairweather’s Newsletter.

“Where are nurseries going?”, asks Patrick Fairweather of UK based Fairweather’s Wholesale Nursery rhetorically in a recent mailing. He notes that during the last 2 years significant changes in the supply of young plants to our customers have…  Continue Reading »

Sometimes less is more!

Vinca Ralph Shugart


Vinca Ralph Shugart is one of the best lesser periwinkles that you can buy. Flowering from spring into summer , a great ground cover, evergreen and fully hardy. It grows in sun or part shade and in most soils. What more could you…  Continue Reading »