Polycarbonate sheets donated to Nursery

Many thanks to Stage One Creative Services of Marston Business Park who have donated 50 polycarbonate sheets to the nursery. These will be used in the new hardening off area currently being built at the Railway Nursery. 

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Early Spring Open Day 2019

10th Anniversay Celebration

30 March 10:00am - 3:00pm

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Nursery awarded Duke of York's Community Initiative

The Nursery has been awarded the Duke of York’s Community Initiative. This is a Royal Award presented to community projects based in Yorkshire. The schemes need to be owned, developed and led by the people they serve. The schemes should be of real value to the community, well run and an inspiration to others.The Award lasts for five years, after which reapplication can be made.

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2019 Sales Dates

The 2019 Sales Dates are now available on the Plant Sales page. As well as the normal sales there are dates celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Poppleton Community Railway Nursery on 30 March and the return of the St Crux sale on 22 May.

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Christmas Open Day

8 December 10:00am - 3:00pm

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Autumn Open Day

6 October 10:00am - 3:00pm

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Heritage Open Day

Saturday 8 September 10:00am to 4:00pm

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Volunteer Coordinator

Applications are open for the post of Volunteer Coordinator. View job description below.

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Bloom! Festival and Railway Evening

The Nursery took part in the Bloom! Festival celebrating 250 years of the Ancient Society of York Florists. The Nursery was open for three days and a narrow gauge railway truck decorated with plants was displayed on York Railway Station. During the festival, the nursery celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the opening of the Nursery's narrow gauge railway with a railway evening featuring its own motive power and two locomotives and a brake van from the Ripon & District Light Railway.

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View Stuart Chapman's Video of 30th Anniversary Evening

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Bloom! Festival Open Days

Saturday 7 July 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Buy One Get One Free Bedding Plant Sale 2018

Saturday 30 June 10am to 4pm

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Nursery in Heritage Railway Magazine

The June 2018 issue of Heritage Railway magazine contains a short article about the Poppleton Nursery Railway. Written by Stuart Chapman, the article gives a short history of the site and mentions the July Open Evening.

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Summer Open Day 2018

Saturday 2 June 10am to 4pm

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Railway Evening Booking Details

Railway Evening Booking Details

We regret that the Railway Evening is Sold Out.

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Spring Open Days 2018

Spring Open Days

Saturday 24 March 10am-3pm and Saturday 21 April 10am-4pm

Sale of spring bedding plants and flowering bulbs perennials shrubs and alpines.

See the narrow gauge and model railways.

Sales on Saturdays during April & May see Nursery website for details.
Also open weekly Wednesday & Friday 10am-3pm.

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Narrow Gauge North 2018

The Railway group will be exhibiting the Nursery's Model Railway at Narrow Gauge North 2018, 10 March 10:30 am - 4:30 pm at Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawson's Corner, Pudsey, LS28 5TA.

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2018 Sales Dates

Sales dates for the Nursery are now available. As well as the regular Spring, Autumn and Christmas sales there are special days for the Bloom! festival and Heritage day.

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2018 Membership Due

2018 Subscriptions are now due if you haven't already renewed. Visit Membership Page for further details.

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Nursery featured in Narrow Gauge World

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The Nursery is featured in the January-February 2018 (No. 127) of Narrow Gauge World. The article written by our member Roger Backhouse is fully illustrated and tells the story of the Nursery from its inception in 1941 to the present day.

 

 

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Christmas Open Day 2017

Christmas Open Day

Saturday 9 December 10:00am - 3pm

 
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Visit the Nursery and purchase your Christmas wreaths, tree and table decorations. Also hyacinths in bowls, garlands and indoor wreaths.

To order wreaths email: pcrn.info@yahoo.co.uk or (preferred) or phone 01904 797623

Tea, coffee and homemade cake will be available

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