Shady Plants - Mail Order shade plant Nursery

A big welcome to the magical world of ferns and shade loving plants!

Yes, we deliver within the EU!

Free delivery throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland on orders subtotal over €95.

Bulk buying dscounts -
10% for orders over €200

Due to Brexit we cannot deliver to Great Britain. We CAN deliver to Northern Ireland.

A family run Irish Bloom and RHS award winning specialist fern nursery, based in Co. Waterford, we have a large selection of hardy ferns for sale, one of the widest selection of hardy garden ferns to buy online in Europe. We also supply many other plants, expertly chosen for their garden worthiness and affinity with ferns in various planting schemes. There are also a few surprises as well! We have supplied organisations including the RHS, The National Trust and many more. We also have a good range of ferns and other plants suitable for the house, conservatory or Terrarium available from April to autumn.

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As a small family run nursery we wish to reassure all our customers that we are following all health guidelines and regulations. Click and collect is now available. Just select "collect from nursery" in the basket.

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Recent customer comments:

"Received my lovely plants just now and wanted to thank you for packaging them so well.
Arrived in perfect condition and as it is jolly wet today they are right a home already!! Thanks again for your great service"
28/10/21 DC - Co. Down

"Thank you for my ferns, I am delighted with them."
17/10/21 MR - Co. Meath

"Dear Mike, Thank you very much for the lovely plants which arrived safely early this morning."
24/09/21 ME - Mayo

Recent 5 star review in Trust Pilot:
"I recently bought the dry fern collection, hosts and dodecahedron jeffreyi. Everything arrived quickly and the items were packaged with TLC and everything was in perfect condition on arrival. I'll definitely buy again. Thank you ??"

Recent 5 star review in Trust Pilot:
"Look no further than Shady Plants
Shady plants advised on ferns, described the features of each, sent photos of them and gave a planting plan. A complete service. Simply phenomenal and I can't praise and thank them enough."

"Got my plants...delighted with them. Excellent. May get some more!
16/04/21 AF - Kildare

"Thanks Mike and you staff, my order arrived this morning professionally packed and excellent condition, will be shopping again soon."
16/04/21 PM - Waterford

"Hi Mike, Just wanted to let you know that my order RC******* arrived a few minutes ago and I'm absolutely thrilled!
They were so well packaged and the plants looked perfect, thank you!"
15/04/20 CH - Co Meath

My box of ferns arrived, immaculately packed and just what I wanted.
I really enjoyed your RHSI talk the other evening, which inspired me to order from you and plant up a shady area in my garden with more ferns.
Thank you so much.
10/03/21 SO - Cork

"They arrived today all individually wrapped in newspaper which added to the joy of unpacking. Thank you they are lovely"
05/02/21 TA - Co. Dublin

"My ferns arrived this morning. Absolutely delighted with them. Looking forward to planting them out. Thank you very much indeed."
29/01/21 VS - Co. Kilkenny

"Plants arrived today and I wanted to let you know all in top condition, each one carefully wrapped - probably best packaged plants I’ve received!"
28/01/21 JR - Co. Londonderry

"Thank you so much for all your help and advice and for such a fast seamless service. Looking forward to seeing them grow."
26/01/21 EW - Co. Kildare

More customer comments here

Last updated 24th April 2021
We are delighted to offer a range of gift vouchers. If ordering gift vouchers only please select "Gift voucher only" when prompted for delivery location.

The voucher will have a code which the user can use online. The code will be sent to you by email in the form of an image you can print out yourself to send on.

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