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Heritage Open and Sales Day 2022

Saturday 10 September 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Buy One Get One Free on Bedding Plants Sales 2022

Saturday 2 July 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Summer Open Day 2022

Saturday 28 May 2022 10:00am to 4:00pm 

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Spring Open Day 2022

Saturday 23 April 10:00am to 4:00pm

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Autumn Sales Day

Saturday 2 October 10:00am to 3:00pm 

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Early Christmas Sale

 Saturday 20 November 10:00am to 3:00pm

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Early Christmas Open Day

23 November 2019 10:00am to 3:00pm

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2022 Sales Dates Announced

 2022 Sales Dates listed below.

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Heritage Open Day

7 September 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm

Informal railway event 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Buy One Get One Free Bedding Plant Sale 2018

Saturday 30 June 10am to 4pm

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Bloom! Festival Open Days

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

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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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Volunteer Coordinator

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


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Heritage Open Day

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

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Autumn Open Day

6 October 10:00am - 3:00pm

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Christmas Open Day

8 December 10:00am - 3:00pm

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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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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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Early Spring Open Day 2019

10th Anniversay Celebration

30 March 10:00am - 3:00pm

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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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