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‘Indoor’ gardening
With what seems to be increasingly wet weather you may be tempted to take alpine gardening ‘indoors’ for your own comfort, if not the plants! From a simple cold…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 19/02/2013 at 07:45 am in General news
Alpine colour for late summer
Have all your alpines flowered in spring? If your garden needs a colour boost for late summer then pop up this weekend... we have lots of fabulous late flowering…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 10/08/2012 at 09:36 pm in General news
Premier Gold Medal at Harrogate!
We were lucky enough to be the only alpine nursery to win a prestigious Premier Gold medal for our display at the 2012 Harrogate Spring Flower Show. We had…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 15/04/2012 at 11:00 pm in General news
New book on alpines
‘Alpines – an Essential Guide’ is now on sale. Based on Michael's twenty-five years as a nurseryman, this book provides an insight into new and inspirational ways of growing…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 18/08/2011 at 10:28 pm in General news
Tatton Flower Show display
For those who were unable to make it to the RHS Tatton Flower Show this year, here’s a photo of our display. We built a 10x10ft contemporary courtyard gravel…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 25/07/2011 at 10:30 pm in General news
The RHS Garden magazine feature
Attached is a lovely feature on our nursery, written in June 2007 for the RHS Garden Magazine by Roy Lancaster, VMH. Simply click on each of the four photos…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 15/10/2010 at 08:17 am in Press releases
Rock On
Slack Top Alpine Nursery has helped give spring a head start by supplying more than 300 alpine plants, to be planted in the rockery of the Yorkshire Museum Gardens…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 30/03/2010 at 10:02 pm in General news
Autumn colour and inspiration
The first week of September has been glorious - what a welcome change! Our rock garden at Slack Top still has plenty of alpine colour, with the geraniums, erodiums…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 10/09/2009 at 07:55 pm in General news
Don’t miss the Celmisias in flower
The Celmisia semicordata 'Slack Top Hybrids' are currently in full flower and looking really spectacular around the rock garden at Slack Top. They have been in flower for several…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 15/06/2009 at 09:52 pm in Garden news
The best time to visit!
Just to let you know that the sales benches at Slack Top are now fully stocked to overflowing with all sorts of alpine goodies for your rockery or containers…Read more >>
Posted by Slack Top on 01/06/2009 at 10:39 pm in General news
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