Bedding Plants, Pot Plants and Ornamentals Wholesale Supply
Crosby's home of Colourful Plants are grateful to website partners SM Garden Sheds for the opportunity to write about our popular service. We are a family run business with over 60 years experience in the wholesale supply of bedding plants, ornamentals and pot plants to clients including, garden centres, landscapers, retail outlets and local authorities. A continuous system of variety improvement and adaptation has meant that we are able to offer superior bedding plants throughout the year. We select our excellent, high quality stock from the best suppliers worldwide and grow many interesting and unique varieties from seed or plug.
At Crosbys we recognise the importance of keeping up with developments within the field of plant growing and are active members of the Horticultural Development Council. Our staff demonstrate skill, knowledge and expertise, attending seminars and visits to suppliers on a regular basis to improve experience and technical ability.
Award Winning Bedding Plant Wholesalers to Garden Centres & Councils
Crosbys award winning team have built up a great knowledge of our targeted customer requirements and consistently work to fulfil them. Over the years we have been delighted to participate in a number of exciting projects such as the co-ordination of several garden festivals, co ordination of the Olympic bid 'Floral Flame' display at Manchester airport [a regular customer], supply of stunning hanging baskets at Old Trafford cricket ground, frequent medal winners at the RHS flower show at Tatton Park.
Our sophisticated growing systems span four acres covering two garden nursery sites at Timperley in Cheshire. Here we nurture everything from bedding plants, hanging baskets and pot grown wallflowers, to Christmas Hyacinths.
Environmentally Responsible Bedding Plant Wholesalers
A priority of Crosbys is to limit environmental impact and as a result we strive to operate our nurseries in the most eco-friendly way. Responsible measures introduced into our company practice include :
- 100% recycling of growing pots and trays
- Return to manufacturer of waste, bedding plant growing materials such as polystyrene
- Use of durable, re-usable in house propagation trays
- Minimal use of cardboard and only recycled cardboard used.
- Larger quantities of compost ordered to limit plastic packaging
- All compost used contains 10% peat free material such as composted bark
Our website has interesting articles on plant care, an FAQ page and a regular blog to keep customers informed about the world of garden plants and horticulture. There is also a handy ornamental plant calender to view on the Crosbys website giving a monthly run down on our plant production.
Top Quality Bedding Plants, Ornamentals and Pot Plants Catalogue Requests
Crosbys like to regularly introduce new designer ranges which become firm favourites with our clients whether for garden shows, local authorities or major retail contracts. We offer Nationwide and International delivery and use the Danish trolley system for super fast goods transference.
Our hassle free wholesale, online ordering service is becoming increasingly popular and catalogues are available which offer a comprehensive range of beautiful, top quality plants that will leave customers spoilt for choice. Alternatively a pdf of our catalogue can be downloaded for easy instant viewing.