Contact info

Laurence Hobbs Orchids Ltd
Bailiffs Cottage Nursery
Hophurst Lane
Crawley Down
RH10 4LN

Email:
lhorchids1@btinternet.com
Mobile: (+44)7961350053
24 hour office: 01293 561029

opening hours: 9 - 5 closed fridays

Open Days

The nursery is open by appointment Monday to Thursday. there are also several open weekends each year with discounts and free refreshments. Visits from societies are welcomed and the nursery can cater for both lunches and teas.

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Beginners Orchids

We provide a range of Orchids suited for beginners which are easy to care for. We also provide advice on plant care and sell a range of sundries to help you care for your plant.

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Laurence Hobbs Orchids Ltd have been established in Sussex since 1987. Managing Director, Laurence Hobbs, gained an honours degree in plant biology and worked for several years at Stonehurst orchid Nursery before setting up his own business as an Orchid grower . We welcome visitors to the nursery on most weekdays -please call Laurence prior to visiting to arrange a convenient time.

Orchids for Christmas -

stuck for a gift idea ? We have  a large selection of flowering plants for the ideal present. 

Ask about our planter displays (4-5 mixed plants). Call, text or drop by for a visit at a time to suit:

or drop by for our Plant Sales Weekend on Sat 17th and Sun 18th December

See details below

Gift vouchers available by post, by email.  Plants by mail order or delivery to a show.

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Visitors are welcome at any time,or why not join us for an Open Weekend and meet other experts and beginners to swap ideas and chat! Email us to receive regular O/W alerts. Plant patients welcome.

Are we at a show near to you? We can bring along any ordered plants or sundries; check our Shows page to find out where we will be…

Check out our plant lists for availability. Reservations & orders taken over the phone. Plants by post/courier or we can deliver to a local show – please call and ask.

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Laurence Hobbs Orchids is near to Junction 10 (next turnoff past Gatwick) on M23 and head towards East Grinstead,  and Crawley Down – postcode RH10 4LN.  Or call us for directions; 07961 350053

We have regular ORCHID SALES – OPEN  WEEKENDS – throughout the year at our nursery. Opening hours 10.00 – 5.00 unless otherwise stated.

Come along for a browse, tea and a chat – sample Sandra’s delicious cakes.

(Sorry, refreshments not available on Plant Sales Weekends).

Also bring along any orchids  you may want some advice or help with.  All re-potting requirements can be supplied. Lots of plants available.

Other visiting times: Please call ahead to arrange a suitable date and time.

Any Questions?  Looking for a particular plant? Need help with plant health, re-potting or growing conditions?

For all the above, or for information on plant availability, or sundry supplies, Ring Laurence on 07961 350053.

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Christmas Plant Sales

Sat 17th and Sun 18th December

10.00 – 5.00

Lots of plants in flower – pots, compost and more..

Other times by arrangement, please contact us on 07961 350053

Need help to reach us? Call for directions by car and for details of local train and bus stations.

Please call or email lhorchids1@btinternet.com and please leave your telephone contact details

Sorry no refreshments available on the Plant Sales weekend

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Upcoming Open Weekends – check back later for our 2017 openings


See our  shows page to check if we at a show or meeting  near to you. Society details can be found on the Societies page

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Purchases/delivery
Please call/email direct for purchases and delivery arrangements. We accept most cards or cheques with payment by phone or post. Delivery arranged to suit you..

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Laurence Hobbs Orchids

For quality Cattleyas, Paphiopedilums, Vandas, Phalaenopsis, Dendrobiums and more . We have a range of nursery raised and imported species and hybrids

Extensive choice, no order too small, supplied by mail order, please call/email for stock lists and colour brochure (sae required). Visitors welcome, Society Group visits catered for, please ring in advance to arrange.

We also offer hybrids, seedlings and mericlones from Carter & Holmes Inc (USA), for whom we are the sole UK agents. Call for more details on ordering, Plant lists available. For colour brochures (subject to availability), please send sae.

Plants and much more…

Please call us at any time for advice on plants in stock or available to order, sundries and plant care.

gift ideas for your family and friends… at home, Europe, USA.

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Displays

Brighten up your home with displays to order.

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