Opening Hours

Monday – Friday… 08:00 – 16:30

Saturday & Sundays… Closed

Bank Holidays… Please see each sector, for opening hours.

tel: 01423 330234

Sectors

As an accomplished nationwide grower and leading supplier of plants, shrubs and trees, based in North Yorkshire, we offer a vast portfolio of stock to suit all your horticultural needs.

Wholesale Commercial | Johnsons of Whixley

Wholesale Commercial

From contract growing to continuous commercial supply, our vast range of plant stock allows us to cater for large-scale public and private sector landscape schemes ...

Garden Centre Sales | Johnsons of Whixley

Garden Centre Sales

We are one of the UK’s primary suppliers of plants, shrubs and trees to independent garden centres across the country and also supply to other retail chains and outlets.

Wholesale Xpress | Johnsons of Whixley

Wholesale Xpress

Our on-site professional trade outlet supplying landscape gardeners, garden designers, tree surgeons, estates, caravan parks and Universities, with a large variety of stock all year round.

Who We Are

A three-generation North Yorkshire family-run business, with 100 years’ experience growing and supplying plants and trees for horticultural projects, garden centres, landscape gardeners and designers.

About Johnsons
About Johnsons

Why We're Different

If you want the impossible made possible, you need Johnsons.

  • About Johnsons

    100 Years

    Supplying the nation with quality plants and trees for 100 years.

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    Who We Are

    One of the largest commercial nursery businesses in Europe with an expansive range of stock grown and nurtured onsite to support ‘on-demand’ supply.

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    Location

    Centrally located between Harrogate and York, North Yorkshire with our nationwide delivery network from Aberdeen to Andover

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    Credentials

    Commitment to excellence in Health and Safety - ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management accredited and ROSPA Silver.

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    Onsite Trade Shop

    Our onsite trade outlet is the perfect one-stop-shop for horticultural professionals.

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    Innovation

    Johnsons constantly innovates to retain the cutting edge that keeps us at the forefront of the industry and ahead of the competition.

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    Established Supply Chain

    Complemented with an established supply chain across Europe - ‘if we don’t grow it, we can supply it.’.

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    The UK's Trusted Supplier

    We are the UK’s trusted supplier of plants and trees to national, high profile landscape projects, garden centres and wholesale commercial sectors.

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    Customer Service

    Our dedicated customer service team, provide quick turnarounds, expert knowledge and support every step of the way.

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    Our Staff

    130-strong workforce, increasing to 160 seasonally, made up of family members and many colleagues with more than 30 years + service.

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    Competitive Prices

    Quality assurance at competitive prices delivered to specification.

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    Three Generations

    Three generations of horticultural business experience ensuring unrivalled knowledge of the sector and its evolution.

Case Studies & Testimonials

This Month’s Highlights

We grow millions of plants in our wholesale nursery each year, with over 56,000 stock variants for our customers to choose from. With a wide variety of stock including shrubs, herbaceous, trees and hedging. Here is an evolving overview of this month’s highlighted products.

Here is a small snapshot of 8 products that are looking fantastic right now

Hydrangea

Hydrangea varieties 

Are another firm favourite with varieties producing large clusters of purple, pink, blue or white flowers in early summer.

🌸Flowers: June-September (depending on variety)

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade (depending on variety)

 

Digitalis

Digitalis

Commonly-known as foxgloves have been a cottage garden favourite for years with bell-shaped flowers available in an array of colours from pink to cream they are happy in a partial shade garden and are a favourite source of pollen for bees.

🌸 Flowers: June-July

🌞Position: Full sun – partial shade

 

Lavender

Lavender

Will add fragrance and colour to your cottage garden and will draw in the pollinators. A great addition to a path, or border. Place in a sunny, well-drained position for best results.

🌸 Flowers: July – September

🌞Position: Full sun

Lupins

Lupins 

No cottage garden is complete without a Lupin, a popular choice for a traditional cottage garden with tapering spires available in shades of pink, purple, yellow, red and even mixed adding height to the back of a cottage garden border.

🌸 Flowers: June-July

🌞Position: Full sun – partial shade

Escallonia varieties such as 'Apple Blossom', 'Iveyi' and 'Pink Elle'.

Escallonia varieties such as ‘Apple Blossom’, ‘Iveyi’ and ‘Pink Elle‘.

🌸Flowers: June-July and usually again in September

🌞 Position: Full sun

Ceanothus varieties

Ceanothus varieties

🌸Flowers: May – June (depending on variety, varieties such as ‘Puget Blue’ start flowering in April, and others flower for longer than June)

🌞 Position: Full sun

📏 Height: Up to 3m (depending on variety)

 

Dahlia varieites

Dahlia varieites

🌸Flowers: June – September (depends on the variety)

🌞 Position: Full sun -partial shade

Viburnum varieties such as 'tinus' and 'bod Dawn'

Viburnum varieties such as ‘tinus’ and ‘bod Dawn’

🌸Flowers:  December – April

🌞 Position: Full sun or partial shade

📏 Height: Up to 3m (depending on variety)

Latest News & Stories

Keep up with developments and trends in horticulture, read our gardening tips for every season and discover the latest news from Johnsons.

View our Catalogue

View our latest catalogue for all the company information you need to know from our heritage to case studies and our top 100 plant lists...everything you need to know in one place.

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Have you trimmed your lavender plants yet? for more August hints and tips, click on the link below ⬇️… https://t.co/mTJtW9aKFR

#Throwback to last year, when we teamed up with our long-standing customer, Pete Davidson Landscapes to revamp and… https://t.co/9FIOB85wEy

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