A big welcome to the magical world of ferns!

A family run specialist fern nursery, we are situated in the fern rich area of the Blackwater valley in Co. Waterford.
We have a large selection of hardy ferns for sale, probably the widest selection of garden ferns to buy online in Europe. We also have a good range of ferns suitable for the house, conservatory or Terrarium, now in their separate section.
We do not use chemical pesticides preferring natural predators such as nematodes. We now use a peat free compost for our plants, with the exception of the ericaceous ferns such as Blechnums, Woodwardias and other acid loving ferns, whose compost has a 50% peat content.

We send our ferns, carefully packed, throughout Ireland, Great Britain and Europe.

Shady Plants, your Mail order fern specialists.

[b]The nursery is now closed until the 5th January and no new orders will be sent out until then. Orders will still be accepted and sent out strictly on a first come-first served basis. Some ferns availability is low so I will try and update the website as quickly as possible to avoid disappointment.
We wish to thank all of our customers for their business in 2014 and wish you all the best wishes for the holiday season and 2015.

Recent customer comments:

"Dear Mike, Your lovely ferns arrived well and in good shape. Thanks for the careful packing.I'll be back."
JB-Amsterdam 6/12/14

"Hi Mike, Our ferns arrived yesterday evening, all present and correct, and this morning they are standing up looking fresh as daisies, thankyou very much!"
M&S C West Sussex 2/12/14

"Hi Mike , Just to let you know we received our order of plants late yesterday. They were all in good condition and well packaged."
Heligan- Cornwall 12/11/14

"Dear Mike, Thank you for sending my order so well wrapped. It arrived yesterday and the plants are in very good condition. Thank you." PS- Dublin 9/11/14

"Yippeeeee, they have arrived alive and well. They are beautiful.. Thank you. I will be asking for more in the next few months.. cheers, one very happy lady.. grin"
LB- Norfolk 23/10/14

"The plants have arrived yesterday, well packed and in good condition. Thanks and until next time, best wishes,"
HC- Portugal 30/9/14

"Just to let you know the ferns arrived safely this morning. They look wonderful and I am looking forward to seeing them grow and thrive in their new homes."
JM- Herts 29/9/14

"Just to confirm the safe delivery of the Ferns! - they are amazing!, and lovingly and carefully packed :-) Many Thanks"
PG- Notts 27/9/14

"Many thanks for the safe arrival of my plants, beautifully wrapped and totally unphased by their journey! I look forward to potting them on today!"
FA- West Sussex 12/9/14

"Ferns arrived safe and sound.Thanks again for your tender loving packaging and terrific plants.
All the best," CG - London 13/9/14

"Just to let you know that both packages of ferns arrived this morning in perfect condition . I must compliment you on the presentation and the attentive detail to packing . Quite the best I have ever seen...." CS- N. Ireland

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Last updated 17th December 2014


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