About us

Capel Cottage Garden Nursery is a friendly independent Nursery located in the Kent countryside.  We are easy to find as we are on the A228 between Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells, just outside Paddock Wood, one mile from the Hop Farm.


We stock a wide range of garden plants for all situations and seasons.  We have an extensive stock of cottage garden perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs vegatables and herbs.  Our plants are grown primarily on site, both out of doors and undercover.  We have ample car parking and paved access for disabled visitors and families with pushchairs.




Adrian Ward


Phone: 07710 759135


E-mail: capelnursery@btinternet.com


Adrian set up and opened Capel Cottage Garden Nursery on 3rd May 1997.  Since that time he has grown the business by producing high quality plants and providing friendly and helpful knowledge about plants and gardening.  He loves to talk about plants and share his knowledge with our Customers.

Name Tricia Ward


Company Secretary and Nursery Assistant


Tricia is Adrians wife and has worked full time at Capel Cottage Garden Nursery for the last 10 years during the peak growing and selling period which is from March until June.

Names:  Rachel, Derek , Debbie & Luke


Nursery Assistants


Rachel, Derek,Debbie & Luke work at Capel Cottage Garden Nursery during the peak growing and selling period, helping us to pot on the plants and, keep the selling areas filled and tidy.  Rachel has worked with us at the Nursery for over 10 years, Derek for several year and Debbie is new to the team this year. Luke helped us during our very busy time when he returned home from University. Rachel and Derek work with Adrian through the Summer and Autumn. 

Where to find us:







TN12 6SQ

Phone: 07710 759135

Business hours

MONDAY TO SATURDAY 9.30 - 17.30 (dusk if earlier than 17.30)

SUNDAY 10.00 - 16.00

(dusk if earlier than 16.00)


Open bank holidays including Easter Sunday, but excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day


WINTER - Opening hours Mid November until the end of January are Mon - Fri 10.00 - dusk and, on occasion, may vary from these.  To check times, please phone: 07710 759135

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