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Our story…

Glenn and Mark have been designing, building and maintaining gardens together since 1989 after meeting at school (many moons ago).

After leaving school they both came to realise their shared passion for garden design & horticulture, so they decided to combine Glenn’s entrepreneurial spirit and Mark’s creative flair as a photographer to set up Creative Landscape Co.

They started from a humble warehouse in Caversham, Berkshire before upgrading to a timber shed! However, the pair were ambitious and focused on providing great service, quality products and sharing their horticultural knowledge. Core values that both companies retain to this day.

In 2001 after winning their first UK National Landscape award and moving the business to its current location in Twyford, Glenn & Mark were able to develop and nurture their services to create a plant nursery with a difference. They wanted to fill the inspirational gardens they were creating with unique, top-quality plants that weren’t readily available at the local Garden Centres.

The Big Plant Nursery is rooted in this desire and has become a destination for high quality, big, beautiful plants for every garden. A plant nursery genuinely backed up with horticultural knowledge and years of experience designing and building domestic gardens. Large plants, specimen trees and instant screening solutions are at the heart of The Big Plant Nursery. It’s all in the name.

The plants you see in the nursery are plants we use week in week out in the gardens we design and create.

Although now on a much larger scale, everything they do today, from building award winning gardens for RHS Chelsea Flower Show to selling plants from the nursery, is done with the same honesty, vigour and enthusiasm of those two young friends with little more than a timber shed and a dream.

Glenn & Mark