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Supporters

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Hipper.com
Hipper.com is a brand new online florist in France, focusing on providing better quality flowers at prices anyone can afford. Hipper.com made an ongoing commitment to support causes and charities focused on preserving natural life.

The Agroforestry Research Trust
Agroforestry Research trust46 Hunters Moon, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6JT UK
Email: mail@agroforestry.co.uk
Supplies a wide range of edible and useful plants and seeds. A non-profit making charity, registered in England, which researches into temperate agroforestry and into all aspects of plant cropping and uses, with a focus on tree, shrub and perennial crops.

 

Botanical Illustrations
Digital Botanical Images of edible and medicinal plants.
Botanic Image have over 2000 superb botanical illustrations and images for download and print. We specialise in edible and medicinal plants.

 

 

Arborealis Foodforest Nursery
Dirk de Ruiterpad 2, 8384 DD Wilhelminaoord, Netherlands
Phone : 0031 (0)521-383696 06 291 90 700     Fax : 0031 (0)521-381848
Email: kwekerij@arborealis.nl
We have orientated ourselves towards the cultivation and supply of a broad and functional Food Forest assortment.

 

Napiers LogoNapiers the Herbalists
Mailorder: 0845 002 1860 (UK)
Email mailorder@napiers.net
Shop: 16 Bristo Place, Edinburgh EH1 1EZ Tel: 0131 225 5542
Shop: 61 Cresswell Street, Glasgow G12 8AD Tel: 0141 339 5859
Napiers is one of the oldest natural healthcare and herbal medicine companies in Britain, established in 1860. We sell our natural products - all proudly made in Britain - all over the world, including: natural therapeutic skin care, botanical beauty, herbal medicines, plant supplements, digestifs, bitters and teas. We also supply around 300 herbs (in dried form and as tinctures) from our dispensary.

 

Really Wild Flowers
We specialise in the supply of British native plants and seed material, an expertise we have been developing for over 25 years.  We also provide comprehensive advice. (Please note that we are not open for visits.)
Heather Cottage, 23 New Close, Bourton, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5DL,UK
Tel: 01747 416376    E-mail: info@reallywildflowers.co.uk

 

The Association of Foragers
An international professional foragers association, promoting sustainability and ecological stewardship through teaching and harvesting wild plants and fungi for use as food, drink and medicine. 

 

Serenata Flowers
SerenataFlowers.com is an award winning online florist and has been sending flowers and delivering smiles in the UK since 2003. We pride ourselves on guaranteed fresher, finer and all-round more fabulous flowers than anywhere else on the web.

 

Cool Temperate Nurseries
45, Stamford Street, Awsworth, Notts NG16 2QL
Tel & Fax: 0115 916 2673 Email: phil.corbett@cooltemperate.co.uk
Supply many trees supplied on their own rootstock

 

Vida All Natural Handmade Soap
Free US Shipping On Orders $20+
Vida is an all-natural soap brand passionate about making positive choices in life, especially when it comes to skin care. Skin is the largest organ in your body and absorbs over 75% of what you put on it. Yet, the skincare industry is one of the most toxic on the planet. Our modern approach to skin care is based on simple, sustainable ingredients that invigorate your body and mind. Our handmade soap is free of toxic chemicals and synthetic fragrances.

 

Tree2mydoor Gifts
One Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP Tel: 0161 870 6368
The specialist gift company offering a range of gift wrapped trees, plants, roses and native wildflower seed. Nationwide UK delivery.

 

 

Plants4Presents
The Glasshouses, Fletching Common, Newick, Lewes, BN8 4JJ, UK (01825) 721162
Plants4Presents specialise in gifts and deliver a really wide range of unusual herbs and edible plants including over 20 different citrus varieties.

 

Naturalin Bio-Resources Co.,Ltd
Email: sales@naturalin.com
Naturalin is a Plant Extracts and Natural Ingredients manufacturer.  We are able to offer wide range of products,including:  
- Plant Extract    - Chinese Herbs (Powder / Cut / Whole)    - Organic Products
In addition to suppling natural ingredients,we also offer contract manufacturing, strong R&D and Manufacturing team would like to work with you, satisfy your needs.

 

Plant Sources 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arbor Exotica
The Estate Office, Hall Farm, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire, CB1 5PE. (01223) 290328.
Many Trees including Juglans ailanthifolia cordiformis and Zanthoxylum americana.
Burncoose and South Down Nurseries
Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 6BJ. (01209) 861112.
Very good general range with many unusual species.
Cally Gardens
Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, Scotland, DG7 2DJ.
Unusual perennials and some rare shrubs including Aralia cordata and Cyperus esulantus
Drysdale Gardens Exotics
Bowerwood Road, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 1BN. (01425) 653010.
A good range of Exotics, including Ephedra spp. and a huge range of Bamboos.
Hall Farm Nursery
Harpswell, Gainsbrough, Lincolnshire, DN21 5UU. (01427) 668412
Wide range of shrubs and trees including Berberis lycium and Crataegus arnoldiana.
Hardy Exotics
Gilly Lane, Whitecross, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8BZ. (01736) 740660.
A good range of plants for mild countries, there is also a more limited range for gardens nationwide.
Hartshall Nursery Stock
Hartshall Farm, Walsham-le-Willows, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3BY. (01359) 259238.
Wide range of trees and shrubs including Malus baccata mandschurica and Pinus cembroides.
Hoecroft Plants
Severals Grange, Wood Norton, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 5BL. (01362) 844206.
170 species and cultivars of grasses including Elymus canadensis.
Jacques Amand Ltd
The Nurseries, Clamp Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 3JS. (0181) 954 8138.
Rare and unusual bulbous plants including Dentaria diphylla, Lilium species and Streptopus roseus.
Jungle Giants
Jungle Giants Ferney Nurseries Onibury Craven Arms Shropshire SY7 9BJ tel: 01584 856200.
An excellent range of bamboos.
Kenwith Nursery
The Old Rectory, Littleham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5HW. (01237) 473752.
Good range of conifers including Pinus albicaulis.
Kingsfield Conservation Nursery
Broadenham Lane, Winsham, Chard, Somerset, TR20 4JF. (01460) 30070.
Native plants and seeds inc. Conopodium majus and Glyceria fluitans.
Langthorn's Plantery
High Cross Lane West, Little Canfield, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1TD. (01371) 872611.
A wide range of plants inc. Fagopyrum dibotrys and Lycium barbarum
Le Grainier
Rue des Placeules 9, 2034 Peseux (NE), Switzerland. Phone: +41 76 563 96 03. From seeds to plants, sustainability and preservation. Le Grainier is a Swiss cooperative aiming to preserve biodiversity by proposing more than 3'000 varieties of open-pollinated and organic seeds of vegetables, medicinal and aromatic herbs, flowers, trees and shrubs. Aside we grow in our own nursery ancient local varieties of vegetables but as well from Asia and Africa. Finally most of the plants are harvested in our permaculture garden for contract farming.
Mallet Court Nursery
Curry Mallet, Tauton, Somerset, TA3 6SY. (01823) 480748.
A wide range of trees and shrubs inc. Cephalotaxus harringtonia nana.
Mickfield Fish and Watergarden Centre
Debenham Road, Mickfield, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5LP. (01449) 766425.
Pond and bog garden plants inc. Zizania aquatica.
Mount Pleasant Trees
Rockhampton, Berkeley, Gloucestershitre, GL13 9DU. (01454) 260348.
An excellent range of trees inc. Crataegus azerolus and many cultivars of Ginkgo biloba. This nursery produces very high quality native trees for woodland planting.
Mrs Susan Cooper
Firlands Cottage, Bishop's Frome, Worcestershire, WR6 5BA. (01885) 490358.
Many rare and unusual trees inc. Gleditsia japonica, Pinus armandii and P. cembra edulis.
Naturplanteskolen
Naturplanteskolen (Nature Plant Nursery) is a permaculture LAND center where we collect, study, grow and sell permaveggies, edimentals (edible ornamentals) and unusual edible herbs and perennial edibles, currently around 400 species.
Stærkendevej 177, 2640 Hedehusene, Denmark  Phone:  +45 23 2613 88
Oikos Tree Crops
Our goal is to find food plants that can produce food crops with minimal intervention yet provide maximum nutrition.
Kalamazoo, MI 49019-0425 USA Phone:  269-624-6233
Plants4Presents
The Glasshouses, Fletching Common, Newick, Lewes, BN8 4JJ, UK (01825) 721162
Plants4Presents specialise in gifts and deliver a really wide range of unusual herbs and edible plants including over 20 different citrus varieties.
Plants with Purpose & Appletreeman
Phone: 01738 787278 (UK). Middlebank Cottage, Bankfoot, Perthshire PH1 4AH. A wee green family business from Perthshire Scotland, specialising in edible, useful, wildlife-attracting plants and local & heritage fruit trees and bushes.
Poyntzfield Herb Nursery
Balblair, Black Isle, By Dingwall, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland, IV7 8LX. (01381) 610352.
An excellent range of herbs, medicinal plants and seeds.
Read Nursery
Hales Hall, Loddon, Norfolk, NR14 6QW. (01508) 46395.
Excellent range of Citrus fruits and other uncommon plants inc. Bomarea edulis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Really Wild Flowers
We specialise in the supply of British native plants and seed material, an expertise we have been developing for over 25 years.  We also provide comprehensive advice. (Please note that we are not open for visits.)
Heather Cottage, 23 New Close, Bourton, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5DL,UK
Tel: 01747 416376    E-mail: info@reallywildflowers.co.uk.

Salley Gardens
Flat 3, 3 Millicent Road, West Bridgeford, Nottingham, NG2 7LD. (01602) 821366.
An excellent range of herbs and medicinal plants inc. Asclepias species and Osmorhiza claytonnii.
Spinners
Boldre, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 5QE.
A wide range of plants, their list has included a hermaphrodite form of Actinidia deliciosa, Dioscorea japonica, Diospyrus lotus, D. virginianna, Hydrangea serrata amagianna and Smilax china.
Stone House Cottage Nurseries
Stone, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 4BG. (01562) 69902.
A good range of climbing plants which can be seen growing in their gardens.

Tree2mydoor Gifts
One Central Park, Northampton Road, Manchester, M40 5BP Tel: 0161 870 6368
The specialist gift company offering a range of gift wrapped trees, plants, roses and native wildflower seed. Nationwide UK delivery.

Thornhays Nursery
St. Andrew's Wood, Dulford, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 2DF. (01884) 266746.
A good range of fruiting trees including Crataegus arnoldiana, C. durobrivensis, C. schraderiana, Sorbus devoniensis and many West Country apple varieties.
Trevor Scott
Thorp Park Cottage, Thorp-le-Soken, Essex, CO16 0HN. (01255) 861308.
A good range of grasses inc. Beckmannia cruciformis, Elymus canadensis and Hierochloe odorata.
Westwood Nursery
65 Yorkland Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 2LE. (0181) 301 0886.
Hardy orchids.
The Royal Horticultural Society's Plant Centre
RHS Garden, Wisley, Woking, Surry, GU23 6QB. (01483) 211 113.
A wide and constantly changing range of plants.

Seed Sources

These seed sources have also been taken from the Plants For A Future book.

Asklepios-seeds.de
email: steffenbauer83@gmx.de phone: +49176 554420004.
Onlineshop specialized in seeds from around the globe - medicinal and ornamental plants, Ethnobotany & more
Saatguthandel spezialisiert auf Kräuter, Heil- und Zierpflanzen, sowie ethnobotanische Raritäten
B & T World Seeds
Paguignan, 34210 Olonzac, France
Also a UK office: Sally Holt, Little Whitnell, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1JE.
An amazing list of over 45,000 species and varieties downloadable from the web.
B & D Davies
2 Wirrel View, Connah's Quay, Deeside, Clwyd, Wales CH5 4TE.
An execllent range of coniferous trees.
Chiltern Seeds
Bortree Stile, Ulverstone, Cumbria, LA12 7PB.
Over 4,000 species of plants in a descriptive catalogue.
Chris Chadwell Seeds
81 Paraunt Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 8BE.
A botanist who can supply a range of seeds from various countries in the world. It is also possible to obtain wild-collected seeds by subscribing to one of his expeditions.
Future Foods
PO box 1564, Wedmore, Somerset, BS28 4DP.
This company specialises in alternative food plants and have an excellent range of seeds and tubers.
Really Wild Flowers
We specialise in the supply of British native plants and seed material, an expertise we have been developing for over 25 years.  We also provide comprehensive advice. (Please note that we are not open for visits.)
Heather Cottage, 23 New Close, Bourton, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5DL,UK
Tel: 01747 416376    E-mail: info@reallywildflowers.
Alpine Garden Society
AGS Centre, Avon Bank, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 3JP.
An excellent seed list available to members.
Hardy Plant Society
Little Orchard, Great Comberton, Near Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 3DP.
An excellent seed list available to members.

USA

Richters Herbs
Have been doing mailorder herbs for 40 years and we publish an annual catalogue, approved to ship herb seeds and plants throughout both Canada and the U.S.
Pure Land Ethnobotanicals
Pure Land, 2310 S. Green Bay Rd., Suite C-PMB-163, Racine, WI 53405-4954,
A large herbarium supplying seeds, including over 200 rare species. Also supply extracts and essential oils.
Future Forest Nursery
60 odd trees suitable for agroforestry. Lots of seeds as well.
Perennial vegetables Seed Company
P.O. Box 608, Belchertown MA 01007 | (413) 529-0678
Has a good selection of about 100 Perennial vegetables seed.
Oregon Exotics Nursery
1065 Messinger Road, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527 USA
Tel: 1-(541) 846-7578 Fax: 1-(541) 846-9488
Lots of unusual fruits including Chinese fruit trees, Himalayan food crops etc.
American Rock Garden Society
PO Box 67, Milwood, New York, 10546
An excellent seed list available to members.
Horizon Herbs
Lots of Medicinal/Ayurvedic/Chinese herb seeds
Abundant Life Seed Foundation
Open Pollinated seed, inc heirlooms, medicinal herbs, Pacific North West Natives. Non-profit and into seed saving.
P.O. Box 722, Port Towsend, WA 98368. Tel (360) 385-5660
Nichols Garden Nursery
Herbs, Rare Seeds and Wildflowers
1190, North Pacific Highway, Albany, Oregon, 97321-4580. Tel (541) 928-9280
Burpee Heirlooms
Hairloom Vegtables & Flower seeds
300 Park Avenue, Warminster, PA 18991-0008. Tel 1-800-888-1447
River View Herbs
Lots of Herbs
Maitland Greenhouses, P.O. Box 92, Maitland, Hants County, NS, BON 1TO. Tel (902) 261-2274
One Green World
28696 S Cramer Rd. Molalla, OR 97038-8576 Phone # 503-651-3005 FAX # 800-418-9983
has several different varieties of Sea Buckthorn (they call them Sea Berry), Medlars, Quinces, Pawpaws, Persimmons, Aronias, Cornelian Cherries, Goumis, Honeyberries (Lonicera kamchatika), Kiwis, Magnolia Vine, and so on.
Seeds of Change
provide organic open-pollinated seeds for veg, herbs and edible flowers. Nothing particularly exotic though.
St Lawrence Nurseries
Offer Northern Climate Fruit and Nut Trees, again useful for US visitors.
The Great Exotic Seed Company
This seed company has all sorts of unusual varieties that are hard to find anywhere else
P. O. Box 37 Mt. Mourne, NC 28123 Phone: (704) 559-5978
Stokes Tropicals
Banana's, Ginger, Pineapples. More concentration on ornimental rather that edible uses.
Lewis Bamboo Grove
Cold Hardy Bamboo.
Forestfarm Plants
A good range of edible and medicinal plants including many of our favorites and plants for erosion control, ground cover and hedging.

 

 

Elsewhere

New Zealand PlantFinder
Lets you search many different NZ plant catalogues for plants.
Ben Gaia
New Zealand supplier who's got some interesting trees and New Zealand native rain-forest plants.
Native Nursery
Has a good selection of Australian Native Plants
Daley's Nursery
Offers "one of the largest and most diverse ranges of Subtropical Fruit and Nut trees in Australia. The stock line also includes rainforest and regeneration tubestock and ornamental flowering trees."
Magic Garden Seeds
Mit unserer Website möchten wir Ihnen interessante Pflanzen vorstellen, die in verschiedenen Kulturen eine bedeutenden Rolle spielen und spielten. Das können Heilkräuter aus dem Amazonasgebiet sein oder eine bedrohte regionale Kohlsorte aus Norddeutschland. In unsere, Online-Shop finden Sie eine Vielzahl ethnobotanischer Raritäten - Heil- und Zauberpflanzen rare Gemüsearten...

Herbs, Spices & Extracts

Napiers LogoNapiers the Herbalists
Mailorder: 0845 002 1860 (UK)
Email mailorder@napiers.net
Shop: 16 Bristo Place, Edinburgh EH1 1EZ Tel: 0131 225 5542
Shop: 61 Cresswell Street, Glasgow G12 8AD Tel: 0141 339 5859
Napiers is one of the oldest natural healthcare and herbal medicine companies in Britain, established in 1860. We sell our natural products - all proudly made in Britain - all over the world, including: natural therapeutic skin care, botanical beauty, herbal medicines, plant supplements, digestifs, bitters and teas. We also supply around 300 herbs (in dried form and as tinctures) from our dispensary.

 

Other Services

Foragers

Scotland

Monica Wilde
FORAGING TEACHER - Wilde in the Woods
Monica is a foraging teacher, research herbalist and pop-up cook. She runs walks, courses and pop-ups on wild food, wild booze, wild medicine and all aspects of harvesting, preserving, preparing and cooking. She is mainly found in Scotland but can be sometimes be spotted 'down South'.

England - Midlands

Richard Mawby - Forage Frolics
www.facebook.com/foragefrolics
Email: info@richardmawby.com

Forage Frolics provides simple and basic courses in the realms of foraging in order to stimulate your awareness upon wild foods, and how beneficial they can be in contributing a healthy addition to your diet. Join Richard in a relaxing stroll through nature; become one with your surroundings and re-learn the connection we once had with the wild.

England - South

Fergus Drennan aka Fergus The Forager
16 Underdown Road, Herne Bay, Kent. CT6 5BP  Tel: 07904801047
Email: ferguspd22@hotmail.com
Fergus Drennan is a wild food experimentalist and educator who, for the past 15 years, has run informative and fun regular full-day total immersion foraging courses for the general public and privately. He has written regularly on wild food and foraging for BBC Countryfile Magazine, The Ecologist, Country Kitchen, Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine, as well as contributing and/or featuring in many other magazines including most national newspapers. In addition he made a TV programme, The Roadkill Chef, for Jamie Oliver’s production company, exploring some more extreme food alternatives. He regularly appears on radio and television talking about wild food. He loves all aspects of wild food and yet is particularly fascinated with seaweeds. As a result he made an hour-long programme for Tokyo TV in Japan in 2016 exploring the art of nori cultivation and nori sheet making.


  

 

 

 

 

 

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