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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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Come and see our wide selection of Orchids  – for perfect gifts !

Lots of colourful flowering plants available for sale – come and browse!

Now celebrating over 30 years as a nursery, 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 .

Jan 2018 Plant List now available – see ‘plant lists’on this site, or contact us by phone/email for a postal list

Open by appointment – We welcome visitors to the nursery on most weekdays -please call Laurence prior to visiting to arrange a convenient time on 07961 350053 or email lhorchids1@btinternet.com (please leave a contact tel No);

or drop in on our Open Weekends or Plant Sales Days

 

Our next Open Weekend

Sat 28th & Sun 29th July

Tea, coffee, cold drinks and cakes will be available as usual, you know they are delicious!!

We will also be at the following shows

Sat 26th May – Lea Valley Orchid Society, Age Concern Hall, Priory Street, Ware, Herts SG1 0DE

 

Special Offers – orchid bundles, Laurence’s pick 

4x Paphs Size £50.00 (FS)  Paph list available- please ask

5 x Phalaenopsis £50.00

3 x Dendrobiums £40.00

4 x Masdevallias £40.00

Can’t make the open days? We send plants by mail order throughout the UK & Ireland; or also can bring along to a show near to you. Chat to us about what plants we have. Gift vouchers also available

Upcoming events

weekend – Sat 28th and Sun 29th July

Please call at any time for advice or further information on our open days or to book a visit.

 

For further details see Shows page; For contact information see also the Societies page

 

 

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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.

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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, available for all throughout the OpenWeekends, with light refreshments also available on individual plant sale days.

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

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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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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