Burnham Nurseries

Burnham Nurseries

Burnham Nurseries are just a stone’s throw from Magnolia Lodge.  Winners of 20 Chelsea Gold Medals, see at first hand their collection of Orchids in all shapes, sizes and colours.

“Orchid Paradise” is their permanent but ever-changing display greenhouse where many of their “mother plants” are on show when in bloom.  These are part of the Nursery’s private collection of orchids and are used for both display and propagation, many of which you won’t see anywhere else in the UK.

There is plenty of opportunity to learn more about orchids and most months they hold events such as;

Orchid Clinics  – bring your plants to an orchid clinic session for advise and re-potting help from an expert.

Workshop Talks – free talks and demonstrations on a variety of orchid subjects, ideal for beginners, next date 6th May.

Masterclasses – full day courses, a great way to get your hobby really growing.  Includes beginner’s and Follow-on classes – in conjunction with the RHS, with discounts for RHS members on the ticket price.  Includes lunch.  2013 course dates below.

“Welcome to the World of Orchids” – Sunday 1st September 2013

“Improve your Orchid Collection” – Sunday 6th October 2013

There’s a coffee shop too which serves light lunches, delicious cakes and cream teas.