A. Luff & Sons Ltd

Welcomes you to Ripley Nurseries - Garden Centre and Farm Shop we are located on the Old Portsmouth Road coaching route between Cobham and Guildford just 2 miles from RHS Wisley in the Village of Ripley. Our Farm Shop is full of fresh produce and local products with a dedicated Florist and Garden Sundries department. We have been serving the local community since 1895 see our history page and among our patrons we served Sir Winston Churchill at Chartwell and Wimbeldon Tennis grounds.

Square foot vegetable gardening

Short of space in your Ripley garden? Then this is the technique for you. All you need is a single raised bed to enjoy a wide variety of fruit and veg all year round. Here's how:

Build your raised bed: a raised bed: 1.2m x 1.2m gives you 16 squares – an…

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Feeding citrus

Oranges and lemons are very hungry plants and really require year-round feeding. Some time during winter they should ideally have a winter feed (of equal parts nitrogen, phosphates and potash ; available in proprietary feeds). This helps growth and fruit ripening. From now on it needs a summer feed (high in nitrogen to boost growth and prevent fruit drop).