JUST IN
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At Southlands Nursery, things are always changing,
and not just with the seasons. We're constantly creating,
searching and bringing in new plants and exciting items
on a regular basis.

Get a sneak peak here or come visit us soon.

SOUTHLANDS NURSERY
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Could it be that dreams do come true?
When artistic talent, sweat, business savvy and encyclopedic
plant knowledge are combined, it seems they do....

Southlands Nursery is a walk-in fantasy,
where beauty always comes before profit.

STORE INFO
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Established in 1991, and located in a charming 'equestrian pocket' on Vancouver's upscale
westside, this unique area called Southlands is a horse friendly enclave right in the city.
Large lots and small acreages house many stables, and it is not unusual to see horses and their
riders go by our gates. With delicious free coffee always on hand, many people tell us that they
come down to the nursery just to experience the beautiful atmosphere.
We hope you will visit soon!

TOM SPEAKS
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According to all my grade school report cards, I never stop speaking!

Here is where I rant/ share/ proselytize about whatever I think is
beautiful/ interesting/ semi-important....

JUST IN
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At Southlands Nursery, things are always changing,
and not just with the seasons. We're constantly creating,
searching and bringing in new plants and exciting items
on a regular basis.

Get a sneak peak here or come visit us soon.

FAVOURITES
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Visiting Vancouver?
Want to order flowers?

Check out this very personal list of some of Thomas Hobbs favourite
Vancouver shops and restaurants you may not otherwise discover.

DAYLILIES
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Thomas Hobbs own hybrids (and other fabulous varieties) are available in
limited numbers. Hybridizing daylilies has become an absolute obsession....
using cutting edge parent plants from the world's top breeders.

Half the fun is in naming them!

ORDERING
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We will never be a fully online shopping nursery, but from time to time
we'll offer special plants or things.Thomas Hobbs own daylily introductions
will be available for Spring or Fall shipping.

We hope to offer other specialties,
such as own own Nerine hybrids, this way, also.

BOOKS & PRESS
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The only thing I love more than gardening is sharing that passion with others.
I've had the pleasure of writing 2 books and have been featured in a number of professional
horticultural and gardening magazines. For the past 16 years I've also worked in television on
GlobalBC's Saturday morning news 'Gardening with Thomas Hobbs' segments. The nursery has
been featured on virtually every gardening show including 'The Victory Garden', 'Martha Stewart'
and 'Recreating Eden'. We were even home to 'The Orchid Nazi' on the hit TV show The X Files!

March 18, 2014

ROSES ARE HERE

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You may not know it, but roses are getting hard to find. One of the largest rose producers  in the world, Jackson and Perkins, is gone. We bought thousands of roses from them, as did virtually every other garden centre in North America. We used to have a local rose grower in Abbotsford. He was our source for more interesting varieties (like the beloved Royal Sunset!) . He is gone. So, we are facing a shortage of varieties – probably forever. If it is not on this list we don’t have it and cannot get it . Waaahhh.

Available as of March 15th, 2014 , but subject to selling out , we have:            PRICE : all roses are  $34.99 each

BUSH TYPES:  CAREFREE WONDER , CHICAGO PEACE, CHRYSLER IMPERIAL, DOUBLE DELIGHT, FRAGRANT CLOUD, FULL SAIL, KOKO LOCO, LOVE, MARILYN MONROE, MISTER LINCOLN, MOONSTONE, NEPTUNE, PEACE, ST PATRICK , STAINLESS STEEL, WHITE MEIDILAND

CLIMBING:  CECILLE BRUNNER, GOLDEN SHOWERS, ICEBERG, NEW DAWN, PEARLY GATES, SALLY HOLMES (CAN BE A SHRUB), SKY’S THE LIMIT, VALENTINE’S DAY, WESTERLAND, WHITE DAWN

DAVID AUSTIN : ABRAHAM DARBY, CHARLES DARWIN, CHARLOTTE, CLAIR AUSTIN, CONSTANCE SPRY, GLAMIS CASTLE, GERTRUDE JEKYLL,  GOLDEN CELEBRATION, GRAHAM THOMAS, HERITAGE, HUNTINGTON ROSE, JUDE THE OBSCURE, L.D. BRAITHWAITE, MUNSTEAD WOOD, PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT, QUEEN OF SWEDEN, SPIRIT OF FREEDOM, STRAWBERRY HILL, SUSAN WILLIAMS-ELLIS, TEA CLIPPER,  TEASING GEORGIA, THE GENEROUS GARDENER, THE LARK ASCENDING, TRANQUILITY,  WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL,  WISLEY, WOLLERTON OLD HALL.

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