Kenpas Nurseries, Coventry
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Kenpas Nurseries is the smallest we
have reviewed to date. It is also only open from the beginning of
May to early July. Read on to find out how good it is.
This is a totally independent GardenAction opinion of the
They are on the southern side of the Kenpas Highway at the
junction with the A429. You go up a longish driveway and the nurseries
are a patch of land behind number 4, Kenpas Highway. Small it may be but
Mr Wilson has been raising and selling plants there, with his wife, for
an astonishing 51 years!
Even on such a small nursery, there are a couple of poly tunnels
where the cuttings are taken and plants are potted on.
Totally unique to all the garden centres reviewed to date, 100%
of the plants at Kenpas Nurseries are grown 100% on site. Absolutely
no imported plants.
The owners aren't pretending that this small plot is a garden
centre but for bedding plants, a few choice shrubs and some
vegetables, this is worth a wander round if you are local.
plusses for this tiny nursery, first are the prices. They even beat
B&Q on prices. The second is quality, the plants are excellent.
So what's on offer at this smallest of garden centre?
bedding plants, attractive cottage style hanging baskets (click
picture on the left to see more clearly), a few attractive shrubs
and some vegetables. It all depends on what is being grown that year
but one thing you can be sure of, is quality plants with no carbon
Kenpas is a nursery not a garden centre and it's a tiny nursery at that.
But all the plants are grown on site, they are quality plants, they have
been grown with love and they are cheap! If you are local to this
nursery, it's worth giving it a try.
Rear of number 4 Kenpass Highway, Coventry CV3 6BN,
click here for map.
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